Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will investigate what makes screen and sound performance distinct from live performance. Students will do critical and creative projects on topics such as: performing for large and small screens; the close-up and the face; action bodies and embodied voices; stars, fans and the plastic self; TV audiences as performers in talent, quiz and reality shows; human voice-overs and non-human characters in animation; the affective voice in radio and sound plays; indigenous and national performance styles; performing the self in social media.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorFelicity Collins

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 15 credit points of first-year and 30 credit points of second-year level subjects in Media: screen + sound or Media Studies or Cinema Studies


Incompatible subjects CST2CAC, CST3CAC & MSS2PER

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFelicity Collins

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.


Assessment elementComments%
one 1,200-word equiv group project30
one 1,200-word written tutorial exercise30
one 1,600-word research essay40