SCREEN SERIES PRODUCTION

MSS3WEB

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Building on your theoretical and practical understanding of screen production practices, you will work individually and collaboratively to produce a short form series. You will learn to engage with an on-line environment to analyse and ultimately contribute to the web (and/or other platforms) as screen content providers. You will devise and produce audio-visual material for continuous short form production. The aim of this subject is to produce creative, industry ready screen content producers, who have practical experience dealing with ethical issues, copyright, identifying and writing for target audiences and working to expectations and briefs. This subject may include fiction, non-fiction, drama, writing for the screen, performance. Previous outcomes from this subject, including the award winning series REAL, can be viewed at 'thereallab.com.'

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNoel Maloney

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesThrough participation in the creative project, discussion in in-class screenings and writing critical reviews. Participate in the construction and execution of single camera practical field exercise and be involved in pitching, sharing drafts, class discussion etc. The series that they participate in creating has the potential to be streamed on a web platform outside of the university context. Students are required to research, produce and discuss the themes expressed within the charter aligned to this web channel. Through producing short audio visual material in a professional client brief scenario. Through close analysis of the production process and and in class critique at the summation of the screen work produced. All work produced must adhere to diversity and equality considerations upheld by La Trobe University and the network the series is broadcast with.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesMSS2SSP OR (MSS2SCV OR MST2SCV) OR (MSS3DOC OR CST3DOC)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsMST3MPT OR MSS3POR

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Create Your Own TV Series for the Internet

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBrown, Ross.

Year2014

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMichael Wiese Productions.

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Web TV Series: How to Make and Market Them.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorWilliams, Dan.

Year2013

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherChicago, IL: Oldcastle Books.

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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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Expand critical and practical knowledge of a range of screen media texts, genres, aesthetic forms and practices and their cultural contexts;
02. Ability to work across a variety of collaborative and independent modes of practice, and within these demonstrate the capacity for critical self-reflection;
03. Research, critique and evaluate ideas for and through a range of screen media and for a range of audiences and contexts;
04. Produce work at a high standard which demonstrates the effective use of techniques in the manipulation of image and sound
05. Analyse and understand the ethical, social and cultural implications associated with a range of screen media processes and practices;

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNoel Maloney

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 3.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
Requires Audio Visual technical equipment, facilities and support from ASSC Technical Support

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Episode concept and script (1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5

Participation in screen series production (Equivalent 2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Reflective report (Equivalent 1000 words)

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4