Production Collaboration

Subject FLTV60003 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 37.50
Level: 6 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:

Semester 2, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 12 hours per week (Semester 2)
Total Time Commitment: 12 hours per week plus private study
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 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.
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Mr Nigel Odell


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Subject Overview: Students are introduced to the culture and practice of collaborating in a film and television environment. Each student is required to form a creative partnership or team and to follow at least one screen project through its entire process. Students will take the role of producer of that student production and will be expected to oversee its distribution and marketing strategies.
Objectives: On completion of this subject students should have:
• extended their creative abilities and business skills
• developed a sound understanding of the structure of the Australian Film, Television and allied industries
• demonstration the capacity to produce a short creative project
Assessment: Producing work on student films (60%); Strategic distribution and marketing plan (student production) (20%); Production and industry experience including field trips, attachments and crewing (20%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills: On completion of this subject the student should be able to:
  • confidently communicate in oral and written form

  • exhibit an ability for intellectual curiosity, an understanding of the creative process and the skills to develop a creative project

  • exhibit the skills to interpret, analyse, problem solve and negotiate

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

  • understand issues related to intellectual property management and exploitation and the legal aspects of Producing.

  • demonstrate an entrepreneurial approach and ability to research and develop a distribution and marketing plan.

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

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