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ACF104 - Moving Pictures: Screening Film History

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in the Associate Degree of Arts, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communication) or Bachelor of Creative Arts courses.


ACM120 Moving Pictures: Screening Film History

Unit chair:L Marvell




Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour Class per week, 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week


The unit will introduce key aspects of the history and development of film language, style and genres through a survey of seminal works and influential movements. This may include: Early Cinema, German Expressionism, Hollywood Classicism, French Impressionism and Surrealism, Soviet Montage, British Cinema, Hollywood Studio system, other studio systems, Italian Neo-Realism, Japanese Cinema, Indian Cinema, French New Wave, German New Wave, Direct and Cinema Verite, New American Independence and emerging cinemas.


Two online tests 10% each, Seminar presentation 30%, Major essay 2000 words 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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