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Area/Catalogue
COMM 1077

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
164841

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

Introduce students to the key theoretical, formal and practical aspects of non-Hollywood film and television.

Course content

Through a historic, formal and industrial survey of non-Hollywood filmmaking, students will be introduced to the global diversity of film and media. Emphasising the trans-national, students will explore the development of European ‘art’ cinemas, key movements in Asian film and media, international film festivals and the rise of a contemporary world cinema. In the practical components of the course, students will be introduced to the basic skills, techniques and professional practices that are required by global screen industries and increasingly trans-national flows of screen entertainment.

Textbook(s)

Mollison, M 2010, Producing Videos: A complete guide, 3rd edition, Allen and Unwin, Crows Nest (seminal)

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hr x 12 weeks
Practical 2 hrs x 12 weeks
Workshop (Screening: optional) 2 hrs x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Online 5 hrs x 12 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Critical analysis 1575 words equivalent 35% N/A
Production 1 1575 words equivalent 35% N/A
Production 2 1350 words equivalent 30% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Critical analysis 1575 words equivalent 35% N/A
Production 1 1575 words equivalent 35% N/A
Production 2 1350 words equivalent 30% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries
School of Creative Industries

Degrees this course is offered in

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