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Short Film Production (11139.1)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Arts and Communications


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So far we have looked at the filmmaking tools and at film production as a creative process. In Short Film Production students explore mise en scene and discover that everything matters. But before they can do that they must come to grips with acting as a creative collaboration.
In this unit students work in small groups to produce short live action drama productions.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Produce the documentation for pre production of a short film;

2. Analyse the director actor relationship;

3. Critically assess and evaluate different forms, styles and genres of drama production; and

4. Work collaboratively in small creative teams, demonstrating advanced problem solving necessary to produce short drama productions.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

One 1 hour lecture on-campus per week and one 3 hour workshop on-campus for 9 weeks.


11143 Documentary Production.


11138 Film Tools and a Meta Narrative Vocabulary.

Assumed Knowledge


Incompatible Units


Equivalent Units

9671 Short Film Production.

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