SCREEN + SOUND 1: MAKING SENSE OF THE MOVIES
Credit points: 15
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
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.
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Film Art - An Introduction
AuthorBordwell & Thompson
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
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnna Dzenis
Lecture/FilmWeek: 10 - 22
One 3.00 h lecture/film per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
One 1,000-word critical diary Students submit short critical diary posts that include quotations from the readings throughout the semester for formative feedback before submitting a folio of their 5 best posts for summative assessment at the end of the semester.
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One 1,000-word storyboard assignment Students work in groups to create a storyboard applying concepts that they have learned in the first six weeks of the semester. The storyboards are presented to the class.
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One 1,600-word research essay. Plus 200-word Reference bibliography.