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Explore avant-garde cinema and experimental screen arts through different lenses—dada and surrealism, cameraless film, and structural film. Innovate and synthesise your learnings into an original new project. Critically reflect on your experience.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- appraise themes, theories and styles through the analysis of past and present experimental and avant-garde cinemas
- create innovative screen projects by applying critical knowledge and skills derived from experimental and avant-garde approaches
- reflect on own learning as an outcome of the critical and creative process
- synthesise elements of previous productions into an original new project.
- Cameraless 1
- Cameraless 2
- Cameraless 3/ Sound 1
- Structural 1 / Sound 2
- Structural 2
- Structural 3
- Structural 4
- Surrealist/ Dada 1
- Surrealist/ Dada 2
- Surrealist/ Dada 3
- Surrealist/ Dada 4
- Online Assessment
- Resources and Links
- Audio-Video streaming
- Printable format materials
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
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Personal video camera, smartphone with video or equivalent Access to video editing software
Introduction to the history, theory and practice of experimental and avant garde screen arts.
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- Blog (60%)
- Synthesis Film (40%)