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Documentary Production (11143.1)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Arts and Communications

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  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (190149) - View

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Syllabus

Documentary Production integrates theory and practice to provide a critical understanding of the diversity of the documentary form. Students work in small groups to produce a series of films based in actuality and so discover the storytelling power and variety of the documentary film.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Identify documentary forms and production techniques;

2. Research and write documentary proposals;

3. Produce, direct, film and edit documentary productions; and

4. Identify ethical issues related to documentary production.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

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

Prerequisites

11138 Films Tools and a Meta-Narrative Vocabulary OR 11080 Digital Media Fundamentals

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

Basic camera operation and operational understanding of a non-linear editing application.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

7883 Documentary Production



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