The Movie, TV and New Media Business

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Movie, TV and New Media Business

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Film Studies, Media Studies, Radio/Television/Film

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    The movie, TV and new media businesses are key parts of the entertainment industry, which is one of the biggest in the world. For anyone interested in working in these media an understanding of how they function as businesses is vital. This unit provides an introduction to producing, writing and theoretical aspects of the movie, TV and new media businesses.
    Learning Outcomes
    On completion of this unit you should be able to:
    1. Define, analyse and exemplify the structures and production strategies of the movie, TV and new media businesses in Australia and globally.
    2. Describe and communicate the lifecycle of a project through the movie, TV and new media businesses in Australia and globally.
    3. Apply appropriate producer skills at a foundational level.
    Approaches to Teaching and Learning
    The unit will average three hours contact per week including lectures and tutorials. Lectures will provide insights and understandings relating to international screen production. The tutorials will enable you to engage with texts and discuss your ideas. The screenings will show the key productions on a large screen format.

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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.