Writing

VCA Writing is closely connected to two other artistic disciplines: Film and Television and Theatre.

Study Writing for Performance

Writing for Performance is a graduate coursework program in the Theatre discipline that is focused on developing the skills and emerging aesthetic of the individual and collaborative writer for diverse forms of contemporary performance.

Our Graduate researchers can also choose for their creative projects in the Master of Fine Arts, focused on the creation of new written works.

Master of Writing for Performance

Study Screenwriting

This specialisation is for those who have a desire to tell audience-driven stories using a visual medium.

At undergraduate level it covers areas such as cinematic and television writing, adaptation, writing for the youth market and writing for games and the web. At graduate-level the program is dedicated solely to developing screenwriters of longer form feature film or television writing.

Writing Courses

I’ll never forget the moment I handed in my final pilot script – the bible for my television show. I could finally take a breath and pat myself on the back because I had created something from scratch and I was proud of it. There’s an incredible sense of satisfaction and achievement when you realise a completely fictional world.

Rachel Alford
Master of Screenwriting student
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Majlis Travelling Scholarship Exhibition

Tuesday 20 Aug 2019 - Saturday 24 Aug 2019
40 Dodds Street
The Majlis Travelling Scholarship is open to third (final) year undergraduate students at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, School of Art. A travelling scholarship of $10,000 is awarded to a third year student that will allow them to travel overseas at the conclusion of their undergraduate studies...

Bauhaus Now

Wednesday 21 Aug 2019 - Sunday 25 Aug 2019
Buxton Contemporary
Guest curated by Ann Stephen In the year of its centenary the Bauhaus returns to haunt our museums. How do contemporary artists re-imagine a relationship to this legendary school? Are they scavengers raiding the ruins of modernism, appropriators of ‘good design’ kitsch or acolytes of an unholy se...

Bauhaus Now

Wednesday 28 Aug 2019 - Sunday 1 Sep 2019
Buxton Contemporary
Guest curated by Ann Stephen In the year of its centenary the Bauhaus returns to haunt our museums. How do contemporary artists re-imagine a relationship to this legendary school? Are they scavengers raiding the ruins of modernism, appropriators of ‘good design’ kitsch or acolytes of an unholy se...

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