Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting)

Interview dates

Only shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview. Interviews will be held in Melbourne.

Interviews will be held between Monday 18 November and Thursday 21 November 2019.

Interview requirements

Shortlisted applicants must be prepared to:

  • discuss in detail two original film or television ideas that may be developed during your time at VCA.

The interview will run for approximately 30 minutes. Due to time restrictions the panel will not read scripts or writing samples during or after the interview. However, you are welcome to bring other additional relevant creative work and visual material to present to the panel, time permitting.


Conditions of enrolment

Successful applicants must meet the following conditions before commencing the course:

Terms and conditions

As part of your selection test submission you will be required to read and accept the Terms and Conditions on which the offer of a place is made.


Can't attend the interview?

Shortlisted applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the interview in person. However, applicants who may be overseas, interstate or in regional Victoria may alternatively attend a phone or online interview during the interview period. Please indicate your availability in the Selection Test, you will be provided additional information after the selection test closing date.

Please note, once the phone or online interview request has been made, the applicant will no longer be given an opportunity to attend the interview in person.

In the recorded or phone interview, applicants are required to:

  • Answer a series of questions, which will be emailed to you after the Selection Test closing date.
  • "Pitch" two original film or television ideas that may be developed during your time at VCA.

Applicants will be sent information on how to prepare and submit a recorded interview, please indicate your availability in the via SlideRoom.

Recorded interview submissions due Friday 15 November 2019.

Transferring courses

If you would like to transfer to another Faculty of Fine Arts and Music course, you need to re-apply and ensure you meet that course’s entry requirements in order to be selected.

You can find these requirements on every course page.

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