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1. General information
Course:
AUDIOVISUAL SCRIPT
Code:
16510
Type:
CORE COURSE
ECTS credits:
12
Degree:
401 - UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMME IN AUDIOVISUAL COMMUNICATION
Academic year:
2021-22
Center:
12 - FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION
Group(s):
30 
Year:
2
Duration:
A3
Main language:
Spanish
Second language:
English
Use of additional languages:
English Friendly:
Y
Web site:
Bilingual:
N
Lecturer: MINERVA CAMPOS RABADÁN - Group(s): 30 
Building/Office
Department
Phone number
Email
Office hours
DPTO. EN CONSTITUCIÓN
Minerva.Campos@uclm.es

2. Pre-Requisites

The student must be familiar with basic aspects of audiovisual narrative such as scene and sequence.

3. Justification in the curriculum, relation to other subjects and to the profession

The script is the fundamental basis for any dramatic creation. Knowing its structure perfectly is essential
to work in or about the audiovisual industry. The purpose of this subject is to get the student into the heart of the script, from the main idea to the final draft.
The ultimate goal is to get to know the audiovisual script in depth. Thus, students will be able to start in professional writing, as in its breakdown in its role as a basic tool in any of the branches that make up audiovisual production.


4. Degree competences achieved in this course
Course competences
Code Description
CB01 Possess and understand knowledge in an area of study that builds on the foundation of general secondary education and is at a level that relies on advanced textbooks and also includes knowledge from the cutting edge of their field of study.
CB02 Apply knowledge to the craft or vocation in a professional manner and possess the skills to develop and defend arguments and solve problems within the field of study.
CB04 Convey information, ideas, problems and solutions for both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
CE12 Know, analyst and apply the mechanisms and elements of the construction of audiovisual narratives, regarding different genres, formats and audiovisual production technologies.
CE14 Know and apply the resources, methods and procedures used in the construction and analysis of audiovisual stories.
CG02 Develop creativity to take risks in the definition of research or creative topics from an innovative perspective that contributes to the knowledge, interpretation or development of audiovisual languages and/or formats.
CG04 Expose the results of academic work in writing, orally or by other means, in accordance with the canons of the communication disciplines.
CG05 Know the constitutional values, ethical principles and deontological rules applying to audiovisual communication.
CG06 Know the state of the world and its recent historical evolution as well as acquiring the concepts necessary for understanding its political, economic, technological and sociocultural dimensions in such a way that they serve as an instrument in the resolution of professional problems and challenges.
CG07 Acquire the ability to work in a team, face collective challenges and cooperatively solve problems, respecting the diversity of the participants and of their contributions.
CT01 Learn a second foreign language.
5. Objectives or Learning Outcomes
Course learning outcomes
Description
Apply techniques and procedures of visual and sound composition in different media and formats.
Develop and expose theoretical and practical projects related to audiovisual creation, in the areas of production, design, editing and post-production.
Know the basic concepts of visual communication and the mechanisms of visual perception.
Know the radio, photography, television and video genres.
Describe and advocate for changes in public communication policies for improving the media structure.
Apply the theoretical basics and professional of scriptwriting in the production of an audiovisual project.
Additional outcomes
Not established.
6. Units / Contents
  • Unit 1: Theoretical foundations and terminology of the audiovisual script.
    • Unit 1.1: Format
    • Unit 1.2: Film semiotic
  • Unit 2: Techniques of the audiovisual story.
    • Unit 2.1: The idea
    • Unit 2.2: The premise
    • Unit 2.3: Treatment
    • Unit 2.4: Literary development
  • Unit 3: Construction and architecture of the audiovisual script.
    • Unit 3.1: Field's paradigm
    • Unit 3.2: Grove's Nine Steps and Vogler's Twelve Steps
    • Unit 3.3: Snyder's Fifteen Points
  • Unit 4: Film script.
    • Unit 4.1: The hero's journey
    • Unit 4.2: Plots map. Parallels and confluences of the subplots
  • Unit 5: Television script.
    • Unit 5.1: The plan
    • Unit 5.2: Tagline, Logline, Storyline and Synopsis
    • Unit 5.3: The Pitch, extra-narrative values
  • Unit 6: Script for the new multimedia and transmedia variants.
    • Unit 6.1: Immediacy
    • Unit 6.2: Contents
7. Activities, Units/Modules and Methodology
Training Activity Methodology Related Competences ECTS Hours As Com Description
Final test [ON-SITE] Assessment tests CB02 CB04 CG04 CG07 0.16 4 Y Y
Class Attendance (practical) [ON-SITE] Lectures CB01 CB02 CB04 CE12 CE14 CG02 CG04 CG07 2 50 N N
Progress test [ON-SITE] Assessment tests CB01 CB02 CB04 0.16 4 Y N
Group tutoring sessions [ON-SITE] Project/Problem Based Learning (PBL) CG02 CG04 CG07 0.4 10 N N
Project or Topic Presentations [ON-SITE] Projects based learning CE14 CG02 CG04 CG07 0.4 10 Y N
Computer room practice [ON-SITE] Projects based learning CB01 CB02 CB04 1.2 30 N N
Study and Exam Preparation [OFF-SITE] Projects based learning CB01 CB02 CB04 CE12 CE14 CG02 7.2 180 N N
In-class Debates and forums [ON-SITE] Debates CB04 0.24 6 N N
On-line debates and forums [OFF-SITE] Debates CB04 0.24 6 Y N
Total: 12 300
Total credits of in-class work: 4.56 Total class time hours: 114
Total credits of out of class work: 7.44 Total hours of out of class work: 186

As: Assessable training activity
Com: Training activity of compulsory overcoming (It will be essential to overcome both continuous and non-continuous assessment).

8. Evaluation criteria and Grading System
Evaluation System Continuous assessment Non-continuous evaluation * Description
Projects 30.00% 50.00%
Final test 30.00% 50.00%
Progress Tests 20.00% 0.00%
Oral presentations assessment 20.00% 0.00%
Total: 100.00% 100.00%  
According to art. 6 of the UCLM Student Evaluation Regulations, it must be provided to students who cannot regularly attend face-to-face training activities the passing of the subject, having the right (art. 13.2) to be globally graded, in 2 annual calls per subject , an ordinary and an extraordinary one (evaluating 100% of the competences).

Evaluation criteria for the final exam:
  • Continuous assessment:
    Students must deliver all the compulsory practices to pass the subject. The cut-off mark for each test is a 4.
    The rules of plagiarism and common spelling correction for the Degree will be applied.
  • Non-continuous evaluation:
    To pass the subject, the student will present a practical work that will be presented orally (30%), the presentation of a portfolio (50%) and a theoretical exam (40%). Cut note: 4
    The rules of plagiarism and common spelling correction for the Degree will be applied. The cutoff grade will be a 4.
    This planning may be adapted and undergo slight modifications in the event that any extraordinary measure related to the health pandemic of COVID-19 is undertaken. However, even in an unforeseen scenario, an attempt will be made to maintain the evaluation percentages with the maximum fidelity to what is indicated in this guide.
    Any student may change to the non-continuous assessment mode as long as she has not participated during the teaching period in assessable activities that together account for at least 50% of the total assessment of the subject. If a student has reached that 50% of evaluable activities or if, in any case, the class period has ended, she will be considered in continuous evaluation without the possibility of changing the evaluation modality.

Specifications for the resit/retake exam:
The extraordinary call contains all the matter. In the extraordinary call, the student will be able to take a test that will be worth 100% of the grade. He can choose to keep the mark of the practices carried out throughout the course or in the non-continuous assessment, and take a final test. The cutoff grade is 4.
The evaluation of any of the activities carried out in previous courses will not be kept.
The rules of plagiarism and common spelling correction for the Degree will be applied.
This subject will apply the evaluation criteria agreed in the UCLM Evaluation Regulations, as well as the specific evaluation rules approved by the Faculty Board of the center.
Specifications for the second resit / retake exam:
The special call for completion contains all the material. To pass it, it is mandatory to pass the final test. In this call, the student must take a test that will be worth 100% of the grade. The evaluation of any of the activities carried out in the ordinary or extraordinary call, nor in previous courses, will not be kept.
The rules of plagiarism and common spelling correction for the Degree will be applied.
This subject will apply the evaluation criteria agreed in the UCLM Evaluation Regulations, as well as the specific evaluation rules approved by the Faculty Board of the center.
9. Assignments, course calendar and important dates
Not related to the syllabus/contents
Hours hours

Unit 1 (de 6): Theoretical foundations and terminology of the audiovisual script.
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 8
Progress test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] 2
Group tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Project/Problem Based Learning (PBL)] 1
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Projects based learning] 2
Computer room practice [PRESENCIAL][Projects based learning] 5
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Projects based learning] 30
In-class Debates and forums [PRESENCIAL][Debates] 1
On-line debates and forums [AUTÓNOMA][Debates] 1

Unit 2 (de 6): Techniques of the audiovisual story.
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 8
Progress test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] 2
Group tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Project/Problem Based Learning (PBL)] 2
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Projects based learning] 1
Computer room practice [PRESENCIAL][Projects based learning] 5
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Projects based learning] 30
In-class Debates and forums [PRESENCIAL][Debates] 1
On-line debates and forums [AUTÓNOMA][Debates] 1

Unit 3 (de 6): Construction and architecture of the audiovisual script.
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 8
Progress test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] 2
Group tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Project/Problem Based Learning (PBL)] 1
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Projects based learning] 2
Computer room practice [PRESENCIAL][Projects based learning] 5
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Projects based learning] 30
In-class Debates and forums [PRESENCIAL][Debates] 1
On-line debates and forums [AUTÓNOMA][Debates] 1

Unit 4 (de 6): Film script.
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 8
Progress test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] 1
Group tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Project/Problem Based Learning (PBL)] 2
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Projects based learning] 1
Computer room practice [PRESENCIAL][Projects based learning] 5
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Projects based learning] 30
In-class Debates and forums [PRESENCIAL][Debates] 1
On-line debates and forums [AUTÓNOMA][Debates] 1

Unit 5 (de 6): Television script.
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 8
Progress test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] 1
Group tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Project/Problem Based Learning (PBL)] 2
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Projects based learning] 2
Computer room practice [PRESENCIAL][Projects based learning] 5
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Projects based learning] 30
In-class Debates and forums [PRESENCIAL][Debates] 1
On-line debates and forums [AUTÓNOMA][Debates] 1

Unit 6 (de 6): Script for the new multimedia and transmedia variants.
Activities Hours
Final test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] 4
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 10
Progress test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] 4
Progress test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] 2
Group tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Project/Problem Based Learning (PBL)] 2
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Projects based learning] 2
Computer room practice [PRESENCIAL][Projects based learning] 5
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Projects based learning] 30
In-class Debates and forums [PRESENCIAL][Debates] 1
On-line debates and forums [AUTÓNOMA][Debates] 1

Global activity
Activities hours
10. Bibliography and Sources
Author(s) Title Book/Journal Citv Publishing house ISBN Year Description Link Catálogo biblioteca
 
Aristóteles Poética Aguilar 9788403170025 1979  
Blake Snyder Salva al gato ALBA EDITORIAL 9788484285823 2010  
Christopher Vogler El viaje del escritor MA NON TROPPO 9788412136654 2020  
Coral Cruz Imágenes narradas LAERTES 9788475849379 2014  
David Corbett El arte de crear personajes: En narrativa, cine y televisión Alba Editorial 9788490654446 2018  
Jorge Luis Borges El oro de los tigres Sudamericana 9789500761918 2014  
Joseph Campbell El héroe de las mil caras EDICIONES ATALANTA 9788412213003 2020  
Linda Seger El secreto del mejor cine Rialp 9788432149962 2018  
Phillip Parker Cómo escribir el guión perfecto Robinbook 9788496924857 2010  
Robert Mckee El Guión ALBA EDITORIAL 9788484284468 2009  



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