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Trimester 1 or Trimester 2
This unit is offered to continuing Film and Video major sequence students only.
|Unit chair:||S Wilmot|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit will enable students to develop an understanding of how documentary texts claim and are read as 'truth', practice techniques of concept development and creative teamwork, demonstrate advanced skills in film, video and sound production, to work with the range and diversity of approaches to the use of 'actuality' in media, and locate the claims made by and for documentaries within wider critical discourse. Topics to be addressed include contemporary practices, audiences and institutions, modalities of documentary, power and ethics in documentary practice; distinctions between documentary, news, entertainment, and other non-narrative forms; the identification of source material including archive material; and production techniques specific to documentary making.
Documentary film proposal and treatment 1600 words 40%, AND documentary project 60% OR essay 3400 words 60%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.