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ACM733 - My Story: Autobiographical and Experimental Video Production

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:K Anderson




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Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit examines the issues, practitioners and practices associated with autobiographical and experimental film and video production. It provides an opportunity for students to research, devise, and direct a subjective screen-based media arts project.
Topics to be addressed in this unit include: narrativity, subjectivity and representation; memory and reflective autobiographical memoir; personal production forms such as the diary, essay, travelogue, and direct address to monologue; the performative role of the director; the uses of re-enactment and reconstruction; the mediating impact of the camera; the relations between writing, sounds and images; and the future of digital screen practices.


Project treatment 500 words 10%, comparative research essay 1000 words 20%, production project 5 - 15 minutes 40%, and production report 1500 words 30%.

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