Screen Production I

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Screen Production I

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Broadcasting, Media Studies, Radio/Television/Film, Telecommunications

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    MAS110 and admission to a Media Studies Program

  • 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

    This unit introduces students to professional screen production craft skills, with a focus on creative cinematography, visual style and editing. Students will develop research, conceptual, collaborative and technical skills. The unit will be delivered through technical workshops, in-class and out-of-class exercises, equipment and software demonstrations, selected case studies and screenings as well as weekly lectures. The general focus of the teaching and learning in this module is 'hands-on' and experiential. Students will be required to generate original digital images when completing coursework assignments. This unit aims to develop students' ability to critically analyse and evaluate their own work in relation to film industry professionals, and to place it within an historical, creative and theoretical context.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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.