Storytelling for Factual Content (Intermediate)

Course Date:
To be advised

Registration Period:
To be advised

Duration:
16 hours / 2 days

Time:
9am to 6pm

Mode of Training:
Classroom

Venue:
Singapore Polytechnic


Course Introduction

With changing consumption of content on mobile devices and social media, human resources experts expect demand for talent in the digital arena to increase. Similarly, global media landscapes have seen a rise in digital content platforms and distribution networks. From TV broadcasters and news agencies and to other content publishers such as SMEs and government agencies, there is a big push towards meaningful and engaging digital content, both in the form of video content.

MCI’s Study of Freelancers in Infocomm Media and Design Sectors (2015) has highlighted critical skills development in the areas of IP development and conceptualisation. Specific areas include story development, scriptwriting, transmedia storytelling, and digital media production. 


Course Objective

To equip media and non-media professionals to be writers and content creators who can craft stories for factual content for TV and digital media platforms.


Course Outline

Participants will learn storytelling for factual content and the fundamentals of research and writing to crafting a compelling story for documentary.


Suitable for

Junior scriptwriter, Reporter, Digital Content Producer, Assistant Producer and Production Assistants.


Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Learner should ideally have basic writing skills with at least a B4/C5 in English for GCE O-Levels.


Award / Certification / Accreditation

Participants upon achieving 75% attendance rate and passing all the prescribed assessments will be awarded the Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate).

Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRsSingapore CitizensOthers
Non-SME sponsored1Sponsored by SME2Aged 40 and above3Aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month
$321
(incl. GST)
$121
(incl. GST)
$121
(incl. GST)
$71
(incl. GST)
$1070
(incl. GST)

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.
1 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click here
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.
3 Under the Workfare Training Support (WTS) scheme. For more information on the scheme, click here.


Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.


 

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here.

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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