COMM 1038 Digital Narrative (WSTC)

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 700327

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Description Effective storytelling is at the heart of engaging content. In this unit, you'll learn the basic principles of fictional, narrative storytelling used in screen media. Following on from Screen Media Fundamentals, you'll learn more advanced principles of screen media production, including genre, visual storytelling, camera coverage, lighting, visual style, editing, sound design and performance. You'll also develop an awareness of key narrative concepts such as narrative form, structure, conflict and basic scriptwriting techniques. You'll plan and create a short narrative screen media work, which will demonstrate your enhanced storytelling and production skills.

School Humanities & Comm Arts

Discipline Audio Visual Studies

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 1 subject

Pre-requisite(s) COMM 1042

Co-requisite(s) Students enrolled in the combined DiplomaBachelor courses listed below must pass all College Preparatory units listed in the course structure before progressing to the Year Two units

Equivalent Subjects COMM 2036 - Screen and Sound Practices 2 COMM 1037 - Digital Narrative


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Quiz 5 quizzes, 10 questions each 10 N Individual
Proposal 1500 words equivalent 30 N Individual
Applied Project Less than 2 minutes 40 N Individual
Reflection 500 words or equivalent 20 N Individual

Teaching Periods

Term 3 (2023)

Nirimba Education Precinct


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