Film Festival Cultures
Subject SCRN90006 (2014)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
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Admission to the Master of Arts and Cultural Management (Moving Image), Master of Arts and Cultural Management.
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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.
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This subject is a study of the development of international film festival cultures and their historical and contemporary role in art house and national cinemas. Through an examination of the history and the basic operations of selected film festivals (such as Cannes, Berlin, Sundance and Melbourne), and by devising and mounting a film festival as a group project, the changing nature of film festival cultures will be considered. The popularisation of film festivals and their role in international event and celebrity culture will be assessed in relation to the increasingly limited and commercialised world of art, experimental and avant-garde cinema. The film festival is thus considered as a key site of international film culture. As a place where all aspects of film culture (art, economic, entertainment) come together, the festival is demonstrated as case study in the business of contemporary filmmaking, its past and its future.
Students who complete this subject will:
Report of 2000 words 40% and 3000 word essay 60% (due in the third week of September). Students are required to attend a minimum of 80% (or 10 out of 12) classes in order to qualify to have their written work assessed. Any student who fails to meet this hurdle without valid reason will not be eligible to pass the subject. All required written work must be submitted in order to pass the subject. Essays submitted after the due date without an extension will be penalised 2% per day. Essays submitted after two weeks of the assessment due date without a formally approved application for special consideration or an extension will only be marked on a pass/fail basis if accepted.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Students who successfully complete this subject will:
This is a winter intensive subject held from 14-16 and 21-23 July and 20-22 August 2014 (inclusive).
100 Point Master of Arts and Cultural Management |
100 Point Moving Image
150 Point Moving Image
200 Point Master of Arts and Cultural Management
200 Point Moving Image
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