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Area/Catalogue
COMM 5080

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
165462

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To introduce students to the film and television industry as both a business and creative enterprise in a nationally and internationally competitive market.

Course content

Through a survey of the screen industry and its various sectors such as financing, production and distribution, students will become familiar with the commercially-driven nature of film and television content production. Industry-based lectures, workshops and exercises ranging from the role of the creative producer; idea generation; pitching and financing through to sales and distribution; budgeting; pre-production, production, post-production and marketing will introduce students to the key concepts, skills and practices required to operate professionally and creatively in the production of high quality screen content for local and global screen industries.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Workshop 95 hours x over 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
Exercises 1800 words equivalent 40% N/A
Presentation 1800 words equivalent 40% N/A
Supervisor evaluation 900 words equivalent 20% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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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

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