SCREEN SERIES PRODUCTION
Credit points: 15
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
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.
PrerequisitesMSS2SSP OR (MSS2SCV OR MST2SCV) OR (MSS3DOC OR CST3DOC)
Incompatible subjectsMST3MPT OR MSS3POR
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Create Your Own TV Series for the Internet
PublisherMichael Wiese Productions.
Web TV Series: How to Make and Market Them.
PublisherChicago, IL: Oldcastle Books.
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-ordinatorNoel Maloney
WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 3.00 hours 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
Episode concept and script (1000 words)
|Other||Individual||No||30||SILO1, SILO3, SILO5|
Participation in screen series production (Equivalent 2000 words)
|Other||Individual||No||40||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
Reflective report (Equivalent 1000 words)
|Report||Individual||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|