Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1.5-hour lecture, a 1-hour tutorial and a 2.5-hour screening per week |
Total Time Commitment:
Total expected time commitment is 170 hours across the semester, including class time.
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106-201 Hollywood and Entertainment
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
This subject explores developments in the Hollywood film industry from the 1960s to the present. Students should grasp some of the key issues of this period, including the focus on modernist strategies, revisionist approaches, allusionism and the new generation of Hollywood film school 'auteurs'. This subject will also look at the interconnection between entertainment industries, and the emergence and significance of 'high concept' as a production and marketing strategy.
On completion of the subject students should have:
A 1500 word tutorial paper to be submitted as a written paper or multimedia blog 40% (due during the semester), a 2500 word essay to be submitted as a written paper or multimedia blog 50% (due during the examination period), attendance 10%. This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance and regular participation in tutorials. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
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Readings will be available online via LMS
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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Students who successfully complete this subject should:
This subject is available to pre-2008 Bachelor of Arts students for credit to 2nd or 3rd year of the major in Cinema or Cultural Studies.
Graduate Certificate in Arts - Screen and Cultural Studies |
Graduate Diploma in Arts - Screen and Cultural Studies
Screen and Cultural Studies
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