SCREEN + SOUND 1: MAKING SENSE OF THE MOVIES

MSS1SSA

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will learn the tools and techniques of screen and sound analysis through the study of a variety of multimodal texts that include films, television series and serials, photography, comic book and graphic novel adaptations, videogames and animation. Students will learn how to apply screen and sound concepts such as mise-en-scene, cinematography, montage, soundtrack, sound design and performance to a variety of screen and sound texts. Students will develop skills of analysis, interpretation and research through critical and creative projects. This subject will address the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnna Dzenis

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesResearch and write an essay with references and bibliography. Actively participate in discussions in lectures and tutorials. Present storyboard project to class collaboratively in groups. Tutorial discussions. Writing an online critical diary with regular posts throughout the semester that receive formative feedback. Storyboard assignment devised and presented in teams. Design, produce and present storyboard assignment.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsCST1IFA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Film Art - An Introduction

Resource TypeOther resource

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorBordwell & Thompson

Year2010

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMcGraw Hill

ISBNN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Define and apply the key concepts of screen and sound analysis.
02. Express ideas in a public forum.
03. Structure and communicate responses to a range of screen and sound text.
04. Work as a team member.
05. Creatively apply key concepts of screen and sound analysis.

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