Episodic Narratives for Online Platforms

FTV20021 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22

Aims and objectives

In this unit students will be introduced to the concepts and production strategies associated with the making of episodic and/or serialised narratives for online platforms. Workshops, delivered on a week-by-week basis, are designed to progressively build knowledge and practical skills related to the planning, capturing, editing and publishing of episodic and/or serialised narratives for online delivery.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Apply pre-production strategies and techniques specific to Episodic Narratives
2. Analyse, interpret and evaluate short form episodic and serialised digital media content
3. Apply knowledge of audio and video production theory, tools and techniques
4. Edit video and audio in a digital software environment
5. Create and publish media content for online platforms
6. Analyse the synergies between Screen Production theory and practice