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

Eddie Goes to Poetry City by Richard Foreman, adapted and directed by Richard Murphet. Image: Jeff Busby, 2013.
Eddie Goes to Poetry City by Richard Foreman, adapted and directed by Richard Murphet. Image: Jeff Busby, 2013.

Study Writing for Performance at the VCA

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 collaborate writer for diverse forms of contemporary performance.

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

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Study Screenwriting at the VCA

Screenwriting is a specialisation for those who have a desire to tell audience driven stories via a visual medium. It covers areas such as cinematic and television writing, adaptation, games and online writing. It forms an important element of all Film and Television specialisations at the VCA as well as having an undergraduate and graduate program dedicated solely to developing screenwriters.

Download our Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting) Showcase and Master of Screenwriting Showcase booklets to see examples of work from our talented students.

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Production still from Hungry Man (2012) by Jordan Prosser.
Production still from Hungry Man (2012) by Jordan Prosser.

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