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Module Code: COM322
Module Title: Creative Project Development
Module Level: Level 3
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2021/22
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: School of Film and TV Arts
Pre-requisites: N/A
This module is designed to allow the student to:

Develop and create a well-designed project to take to industry or to take with them while applying for a post graduate programme

Develop ideas for a screenplay within agreed constraints

Apply writing skills to produce an initial outline and first draft treatment/script

Develop a capacity to identify content issues and implement solutions to project ideas

Develop a capacity to work with development notes within the redrafting of an idea and to manage the notes and implement them during the writing process

Writing and re-drafting a project outline/treatment/script

Manage time and relationship with both a script and commissioning editor

Learning outcomes 
A Create an original script/programme idea for an identified commissioning opportunity

B Critically inform practice by placing it in a historical, social and conceptual framework

C Develop a project proposal to professional standards

Method of teaching and learning 
The teaching sessions are divided into two components (Seminars and tutorials). Seminars will focus on ideas sharing and development notes.

Tutorials will focus on story shape, overall emotional substance, engagement and emotional pay-off. These will form a substantial part of a project proposal to industry.
Typically, the syllabus for this module will consist of:

Idea generation, story and project development for creative projects in film and television, both theoretical and practical

Writing and re-drafting an outline/treatment/script

Working with a script and commissioning editor

Historical context of the writer, the audience and the development process

Development of project proposal

NB During the module students will undertake directed study using the time to develop and produce their writing. Lecturers will mentor students in tutorials and by appointment.

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Project Proposal Document (Including Treatment/Script) 100.00

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