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- (Re)constructing Reality on the Screen: an historical overview
- Truth & Fiction in non-fiction: definitions and debates
- Documentary Modes & Trends: a question of genres
- Re-staging Memories: the on ( and off) screen interview as evidence
- Social Impact and Camera Activism
- Missing History on screen: making absence visible
- Historical Justice and Australian Memory Narratives
- Ethics and Narrative
- Narrative and Performance
- Hybridism and non-liner forms
- Big, Small and Multiple Screens
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Standard Media
- Streaming Multimedia
- Web links
- Printable format materials
- Online Assessment
- Resources and Links
- Audio-Video streaming
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No special requirements
The subject examines the history, practices and narrative forms of non-fiction audio visual media texts with a specific focus on documentary film. Major historical and current trends in documentary and factual production are identified and critiqued; the impact of digital technologies in the development of hybridism and nonlinear forms blurring traditional distinctions between fiction/non-fiction texts are also studied in connection with current critical discourse and new models of distribution.
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- Tutorial Presentation (40%)
- Group Research Project (30%)
- Writing: Analytical Essay (30%)