SHOOTING SHORTS - INTRODUCTION TO SCREEN PRODUCTION
Credit points: 15
Students will be introduced to single camera HD digital production and will be provided with the opportunity to explore the production forms examined in theoretical screen studies and media subjects. The major practical production involves working in small creative collaborative teams, where students will be assessed in the areas of direction, camera, editing or sound design and production management, to produce a completed five-minute short film.
SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorTerrie Waddell
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Available as ElectiveYes
Learning ActivitiesThrough participation in practical field exercises and producing a short film project. In class screenings and readings, research into screen production roles, chosen genre and film analysis. 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. Through participation in creating a creative project, deconstructing in-class screenings and performing critical analysis of the screen project.
Incompatible subjectsMST2SCV OR MST3SCV
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Producing Videos: a complete Guide
PublisherALLEN & UNWIN
Producing & Directing the Short Film and Video
AuthorRea, P. & Irving, D.
Film Art: An Introduction
AuthorDavid & Thompson, K.
PublisherNEW YORK: MCGRAW-HILL
Short Site. Australian Centre for the Moving Image
AuthorCrimmings, E. & Graham, R.
Writing the Short Film
AuthorCooper, P. & Dancyger, K.
PublisherOXFORD ELSEVIER FOCAL
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 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTerrie Waddell
Lecture/FilmWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture/film per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
This is a screen production subject & relies on Technical support and facilities from ASSC Technical Support. Screening films and good audio visual
TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
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
1500-word equiv Screenplay Analysis This assessment involves multiple components, including in-class activities
2500-word equiv participation in screen production This assessment involves group work which leads to a screen production outcome. Each student will perform an allocated role with specific responsibilities attached, such as Film Director, Cinematographer, Sound Designer, Production Manager.
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