Advanced Producing

Subject FLTV70002 (2012)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.

Credit Points:
Level: Research Higher Degree
Dates & Locations: This is a time-based subject, taught on campus at Southbank.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 2 hours per fortnight (All year)
Total Time Commitment: 2 hours per fortnight, all year, 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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Subject Overview: Students undertaking this subject will have reached an appropriate skill level to be highly self directed and motivated in their studies. Students will be asked to undertake the role of producer for at least one student production and to act in a leadership capacity throughout that production and post production. Masters students will work under the supervision of a nominated academic supervisor. As part of their industry research, students will also be required to undertake at least one industry placement at an appropriate level.
Objectives: On completion of this subject students should have:
• Advanced their capacity for independent investigation and research in the field of producing
• Demonstrate capacity to produce a significant creative project
• Advanced their ability to contribute to the broad culture of society
Assessment: Advanced Producing Project(s) (5-25mins finished production)(equivalent to 12000 words)(70%);

Strategic Marketing and Distribution Plan (2000 words) (15%);

Producer placement of approximately 70 hours - research journal (15%)

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, and a developed understanding of the creative process and the skills to develop a creative project;

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

  • demonstrate an advanced leadership capacity and the ability to act as a mentor to the development of others;

  • exhibit a sound understanding of 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 well developed distribution and marketing plan.

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