Producing and the Creative Process

Subject 759-812 (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009.

Credit Points: 25.00
Level: 6 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 4 hours x 12 weeks (Semester 1
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:

Subject Overview: Students will be introduced to the creative processes and stages in the development of film and television product. Students will be exposed to script and story analysis, trained in pitching potential film and television product as well as widen their understanding of screen theory and practical production knowledge.
Assessment: 2 x script and story analysis reports (1,000 words each) (40%); 1 x Screen studies analysis paper (1,000 words) (30%); 2 x Oral Pitching exercises (prepared presentations equivalent to 1,500 words each) (30%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills: On completion of this subject the student should be able to:
  • exhibit an ability for intellectual curiosity and an understanding of the creative process

  • confidently communicate in oral and written form

  • demonstrate story analysis skills

  • exhibit the skills to interpret, analyse and problem solve

  • demonstrate an understanding of screen culture

  • exhibit a developed knowledge of the film, television and allied industries and how to engage with key industry players

  • communicate confidently both orally and in writing for a wide variety of audience

  • exhibit a developed leadership capacity and the ability to act as a mentor to the development of others

Related Course(s): Postgraduate Diploma in Film and Television (Producing)

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