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Area/Catalogue
PERF 3013

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
167081

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Summer Term
(Study Period 7)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Creative

Course aim

To consolidate students' theory, knowledge and practice of previous performing arts and media arts courses and apply those skills to produce professionally realised scenes from contemporary Australian television drama series.

Course content

Students will focus on the development of a professional relationship between director and actor in order to develop believable character, character interaction and scene development in the service of narrative. The course will include: specialised script evaluation; research of character; use of one camera in line with current professional production techniques relevant to creating televised spoken drama. Students will complete televised scenes of broadcast quality under the guidance of an industry director.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Successful completion of two years of either MBAA (Bachelor of Arts), MBME (Bachelor of Media Arts or Bachelor of Film and Television) or Bachelor of Creative Industries, or by permission of the Course Coordinator

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Lecture (6 lectures each week) 1 hour x 2 weeks
Tutorial (6 tutorials each week) 2 hours x 2 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 (INTENSIVE)
Journal 1125 words 25% N/A
Contribution 1575 words (equivalent) 35% N/A
Creative work 1800 words (equivalent) 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2A)
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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.

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