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What you will learn
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When communicating complex ideas, narrative is everything.
This course is ideal for professionals of any sector who want to craft compelling digital stories that can convincingly communicate the progress of a project or venture, and better persuade stakeholders.
Create a story arc for a targeted audience
Drawing on your own professional context, learn how to drive key messages targeted at specialised audiences or stakeholders. Consider how story arcs and characters can be used as persuasive devices.
Use creative choices to support key messages
Examine the aesthetics of documentary filmmaking and consider how sound and visuals are used to communicate key messages. Define your own story world and create a storyboard that outlines a narrative.
Experiment with new media and creative tools
Engage with different aspects of the filmmaking process, including ideas generation, scriptwriting, editing and curatorship. Experiment with music compositions and soundscapes and create rough-cut footage.
Produce a proposal for a creative project
Prepare a project plan and budget for a hypothetical documentary, report or short series to demonstrate you can persuasively communicate a digital story to a specialist audience.
Who you will learn from
Learn from skilled academic and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.
Charles is an experienced executive and was Director, Asia for NASDAQ-listed Avid Technology for 20 years. During that time, he developed and mentored diverse teams in the media industry. He's currently intrigued by the challenges of our radically changing work environment and how to balance the needs of companies and individuals.
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To take Digital Storytelling as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.
$990.00 AUD (inc GST)
Please contact Student Support to discuss discounts and payment options for University of Melbourne staff or alumni, or to pay by invoice.
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