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Area/Catalogue
COMM 1084

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
170853

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2021.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Creative

Course aim

This course introduces students to core theory, concepts and techniques within cinematography and editing in film and television production.

Course content

This course is an introduction to the key principles and techniques of cinematography and editing in film and television production. The course explores the art of visual storytelling and provides an overview of the theoretical and technical foundation of the effective use of cameras, lights and other tools to deliver narratives. Through lectures, practical exercises and assessment tasks, students are introduced to studio and location lighting, camera set up and operation, camera movement, visual storytelling, and screen editing.

Textbook(s)

Tania Hoser 2018, Introduction to Cinematography: Learning Through Practice, Routledge

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 12 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 12 weeks
Practical 2 hours 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 1350 words 30% N/A
Project 1575 words equivalent 35% N/A
Project 1575 words equivalent 35% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Critical analysis 1350 words 30% N/A
Project 1575 words equivalent 35% N/A
Project 1575 words equivalent 35% 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.

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