• Angel's Trumpet

      Clay, Ida Marama (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      This thesis consists of a full-length screenplay for a feature film. A summary of the screenplay is as follows: Angel’s Trumpet is a crime drama about a friendship between three young criminals, Pauline, Jacky and Nina, ...
    • Bottle Money and, The Audience’s Expectations of the Mystery Drama

      Tyler, Rebekah Emily (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      The objective of my exegesis is twofold. Firstly I want to explore the key elements of the mystery drama in an attempt to write a screenplay that lives up to the expectations of the genre’s audience because, “constant ...
    • Casting Off

      Lees, Susanne (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This thesis consists of a full-length screenplay for a feature film called Casting Off. A summary of the screenplay is as follows: For the last 25 years, Kiwi Elle has half slumbered through Asian Capitals, setting up ...
    • The Coffin Club

      Newborn, Emma Kara (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This thesis consists of a full-length screenplay for a feature film. The thesis is framed by an Exegesis, which is a 6000 word essay on the subject of: a) The genre of the Thesis. b) The development process from ...
    • Confronting the Complex Nature of Screenwriting While Developing My Screenplay, Little Bird, From First to Second Draft

      Michelle, Nicola (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      Little Bird is an 91 page, feature-length screenplay, small-town crime drama based around a local family. The story focuses on Lexie, 20, who believes she has shot and killed a local woman, Jules, during the town’s annual ...
    • Faith - a Feature Film

      Barooah, Sukanya (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This thesis consists of a full-length screenplay for a feature film. A summary of the screenplay is as follows: Sixteen Years ago, while eluding school punishments, Neev (10) and Ray (10) gets lost in the woods. In the ...
    • Feelers

      Bloomfield, Georgina Kate (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      It has always been standard practice for protagonists in screenplays to develop over the course of the story. The character development is even more significant in character arc centred stories, in which the protagonist ...
    • From Autumn to Summer

      Kim, Maria (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      My project aims to address the research question of whether or not the central relationship in a film draws out change from both characters and solves the unresolved conflicts within each of them. When summarized, the ...
    • Genre analysis

      Black, Loren (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      In this exploration of Genre, I will explore the ways in which my screenplay ‘Like what’ resembles past productions and discuss the ways in which it offers a fresh perspective for modern day audiences. In part one I will ...
    • In the Dog Box

      Gladstone-Gallagher, Anya (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
    • Letting Go of Millie

      Brown, Lindsey (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This thesis consists of a full-length script for a play for the theatre. A summary of the play is as follows: Letting Go Of Millie is set over a long weekend at a glamping tent site about 1 hour north of Auckland, NZ. ...
    • A Little Bitchy Faith

      Hotere, Tatiana (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      This Thesis consists of a full-length screenplay for a feature film. A summary of the screenplay is as follows: Have been awarded Sydney Fashion Blog of the year, and engaged to her hot Maori fiancé, Nui, flamboyant ...
    • Losing the Plot: The Process of Developing the Screenplay, Tumble, to Its Second Draft

      Notman, Katelyn (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      The purpose of this exegesis is as a framework for the discussion of my aims, influences, process and intention for my MCW screenplay Tumble. Tumble is a feature length screenplay which falls within the drama, coming of ...
    • Love for Beginners

      Renowden, John (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      The purpose of this exegesis is to ascertain and explore the genre of the screenplay Love for Beginners, the emotional truth of the narrative and development of the narrative itself. The main points of the exegesis are ...
    • More Than Friends

      Hebenton, Rebekah (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This thesis consists of a full-length screenplay for a feature film. The Thesis is framed by an Exegesis which is a 6000-word essay on the subject of: a) the genre of the Thesis b) the development process from ...
    • Normal

      Vano, Kendall (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Exegesis of Normal: episodes one and two. A Genre Analysis of the Superhero Genre in Serialised Television. The epic tales of myths and legends about great heroes and vile villains have been popular for a thousand ...
    • On Genre; or ‘The Blank Page is Pure Vertigo, Thank God I Have Genre to Guide Me’

      Gill, Samuel Edward James (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      The purpose of this exegesis is to explore and study “genre”, specifically how it informs and empowers the construction of a successful dramatic screenplay, with the intention of applying those same lessons to my own ...
    • Rosie's Pigeons

      Azizian, Tamara (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This thesis consists of a full-length screenplay for a feature film. The Thesis is framed by an Exegesis, which is a 6000 word essay on the subject of: (a) The genre of the Thesis (b) The development process from ...
    • Shrinking Violet

      Johnson, Abigail (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This thesis consist of a full-length screenplay for a feature film. The thesis is framed by an exegesis which is a 6000-word essay on the subject of: (a) the genre of the thesis (b) the development process from synopsis ...
    • Simply Ceroc

      Walker, Olivia Christine (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Simply Ceroc is a feature length screenplay involving the protagonist, Julie learning how to cope within the volatile and hostile dance world. Julie wants validation from her peers within the dance world, as both a dancer ...