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Introduction to Screen Industries
Put your own stories in the frame. Come up with your scripts, then be guided through the production of a documentary piece and a short narrative film. Expand your technical skillset as you learn how lights, sound and editing equipment work.
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- 31 Aug 2020
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- apply discipline knowledge and critical skills to the analysis of past and present screen industries and audiences
synthesise knowledge of screen industries in both writing and through creative practice
integrate and apply a variety of interrelated skills involved in the pre-production, production and post-production of a short screen work
- apply collaborative skills and professional practice in a variety of screen production contexts.
- Visual language
- Continuity shooting
- Industry Health and Safety
- Visualising and Directing
- Production Management
- Visual language 2
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Standard Media
- Streaming Multimedia
- Web links
- Resources and Links
- Audio-Video streaming
- Printable format materials
- Online Assessment
No eligibility requirements
- EquipmentDetails - Audio/Visual equipment — Personal video camera, smartphone with video or equivalent
- OtherDetails -
Other special requirement — Access to video editing software
This subject was previously known as Introduction to Screen Practice.
Introduction to national and global cinematic and broadcast industries. Students study historical and contemporary business models and screen audiences while simultaneously developing their professional practice, technical and teamwork skills as creators of screen works. This subject combines critical studies and creative practice though action/reflection and production/analysis tasks.
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- Blog (60%)
- Short Screen Project (40%)
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