University of Technology Sydney

52652 Drama Production

Requisite(s): (52650 Screen Story OR 54030 Exploring Media Arts) AND (52651 Exploring Media Arts OR 54031 Composing the Real)
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 54032 Fictions AND 58114 Fictions: Storytelling, Narrative and Drama


This subject explores the conceptual and practical frameworks that underpin the production of narrative (fictional) drama for the screen. Students develop a working understanding of mise-en-scene, key crew roles, and the techniques and protocols required for effective collaboration on a drama production set. Students are introduced to essential concepts and processes underpinning the way fictional stories are produced to industry-standards. They extend their hands-on production skills through crew-based exercises that deepen their understanding of the ways each department on a drama production contributes to bringing fictional screen works to life.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

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