Business of Producing 2

Subject FLTV70039 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

Credit Points: 25
Level: 7 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:

Semester 1, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 23-Feb-2015 to 31-May-2015
Assessment Period End 26-Jun-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 06-Mar-2015
Census Date 31-Mar-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 08-May-2015

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 96
Total Time Commitment:

240 Hours

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 Gus Howard


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Subject Overview:

Through lectures and guest speakers, students will be exposed to areas such as working with government funding bodies, entertainment law, negotiating deals and small company business skills.

Learning Outcomes:

On completing this subject students will have:
• extended their creative abilities and business skills to the wider community;
• demonstrated a sound understanding of the structure of the Australian Film, Television and allied industries;
• demonstrated an innovative approach to combining finance and funding structure.


Entertainment Law Research Paper (2,500 words) 40%

Dealing with government bodies research report (1,500 words) 30%

Production company exercise (2,000 words) 30%

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On completing this subject students will:
• demonstrate the skills necessary to establish a small business;
• understand issues related to intellectual property management and exploitation and the legal aspects of Producing;
• demonstrate an entrepreneurial approach coupled with strategic planning skills and the knowledge to engage with key industry players.

Links to further information:
Related Course(s): Master of Producing

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