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Unit description

Concentrates on the development of advanced filmmaking skills: the aim of the unit is to develop skills, both practical and theoretical, in the pre-production, production, and post-production of audio-visual media. These skills and knowledge will include research, scripting, producing, directing, camera operation, editing, and experimentation with new media techniques and processes, and will use the music video form to focus their application.

Unit content

  • Historical and contemporary audio-visual and experimental media forms
  • Production techniques in audio-visual media
  • Digital editing and post-production

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1utilise critical and analytical skills in researching and discussing audio-visual media formsIntellectual rigour
2competently operate hardware and software including cameras, microphones, lighting equipment, and postproduction toolsCreativity
3demonstrate an understanding of historical and contemporary aesthetics in producing an audio-visual productionKnowledge of a discipline
4demonstrate organisational skills in pre- and postproduction procedures.Knowledge of a discipline

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. utilise critical and analytical skills in researching and discussing audio-visual media forms
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
  2. competently operate hardware and software including cameras, microphones, lighting equipment, and postproduction tools
    • GA2: Creativity
  3. demonstrate an understanding of historical and contemporary aesthetics in producing an audio-visual production
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  4. demonstrate organisational skills in pre- and postproduction procedures.
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Prescribed texts

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 1 hr (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hrs (12 weeks)
Assessment
Essay40%
Music video proposal10%
Music video production and reflection40%
Participation10%

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hr (12 weeks)
Structured online learning 2 hrs (12 weeks)
Assessment
Essay40%
Music video proposal10%
Music video production and reflection40%
Participation10%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

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Commencing 2021 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

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