SHOOTING SHORTS - INTRODUCTION TO SCREEN PRODUCTION

MSS2SCV

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students will be introduced to basic skills in digital audio-visual production and will be provided with the opportunity to explore the production forms examined in theoretical screen studies subjects. Working collaboratively in small production teams, students will be involved in producing short practical exercises and uploading them to the web. Students elect to undertake screen production roles in either; direction, cinematography, editing, sound recording/design or production management to produce a completed five-minute short film screened publicly at the completion of the semester.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAngie Black

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects MST2SCV & MST3SCV

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsFilm Art: An Introduction, 10th edRecommendedDavid & Thompson, K. 2013NEW YORK: MCGRAW-HILL
ReadingsProducing Videos: a complete Guide 3rd EdRecommendedMollison, Martha. 2010ALLEN & UNWIN
ReadingsProducing & Directing the Short Film and VideoRecommendedRea, P. & Irving, D. 20104TH ED. FOCAL PRESS
ReadingsShort Site. Australian Centre for the Moving ImageRecommendedCrimmings, E. & Graham, R. 2004ACMI
ReadingsWriting the Short FilmRecommendedCooper, P. & Dancyger, K. 20053RD ED. OXFORD ELSEVIER FOCAL

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Produce work which demonstrates the effective use of techniques in the manipulation of image and sound.

Activities:
Through participation in practical field exercises and producing a short film project.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Demonstrate critical and practical knowledge of a range of screen media, genres, aesthetic forms and practices.

Activities:
In class screenings and readings, research into screen production roles, chosen genre and film analysis.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Work independently and collaboratively in the Creative Arts Discipline in response to project demands.

Activities:
Initiate, lead, negotiate and interact with others in planning. Constructing, adapting to and executing creative projects. work flexibly and creatively in one or more forms of media in response to project demands.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Work across a variety of collaborative and independent modes of practice, and within these demonstrate the capacity for critical self-reflection.

Activities:
Through participation in creating a creative project, deconstructing in-class screenings and performing critical analysis of the screen project.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAngie Black

Class requirements

Lecture/Film Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/film per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This is a screen production subject & relies on Technical support and facilities from ASSC Technical Support. Screening films and good audio visual fa"

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 face-to-face.
"There is a lot of production equipment involved in these screen production subjects. Ideally the tutorials will be scheduled in the same room or a one hour break between tutes allowing for equipment set up/pack down etc. THIS WOULD MEAN THAT NO OTHER CLASS COULD BE SCHEDULED DURING THE BREAK TH"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1500-word equiv Screenplay Analysis40 02, 01
2500-word equiv participation in screen production60 01, 02, 03, 04