SAQA US ID: 119472; 119466; 119457; 119465; 119462; 119469; 119459; 12153 | NQF 4

AACA’s online Script Writing short course is designed for anyone with a passion for writing and telling stories. Making use of the latest technologies in virtual learning, we are able to deliver to you the experience that makes AACA the best. The lessons are delivered though our App and online class platform – so you can study from anywhere in the world!

While learning the skill of writing for various platforms, such as television and film, students will engage in projects that will improve their creative abilities as well as teach them crucial industry skills in order to build a career in the field.

This course is perfect for anyone who would like to start a career in script writing, further their studies in filmmaking or improve their film writing skills. Young or old, student or employed.

COURSE INFO:
Course Start Date: 25/01/2021
Duration: Six Months
Number of Lessons: +/- 20

Curriculum

The course is delivered as individual lessons that each cover one topic of Script Writing intensively. At AACA we believe in the art of practice as well as mentorship-based training. Therefore, students will complete relevant projects for each lesson and receive feedback and advise from an industry professional.

Certification

NQF 4 Certificate of competency in relevant SAQA Unit Standards
AACA certificate of completion
All projects as a portfolio.

TOPICS:

CONCEPTUALISING A STORY
TAGLINE, LOGLINE & SYNOPSIS
SCRIPT FORMAT & STRUCTURE
WRITING A SHORT FILM
WRITING A FEATURE FILM
WRITING FOR TELEVISION
ADAPTING FROM SOURCE MATERIAL
COPYRIGHT
PITCHING A SCRIPT
THE SCRIPT WRITER AND THE CURRENT INDUSTRY