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ACF201 - Genre Form and Structure

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125

ACM213 Genre Form and Structure

ACA213/ACM413 Media Production: Form and Structure

Unit chair:S Wilmot

3 units from ACF103, ACF105, ACF106, ACM111, ACM112, ACM116



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class + 1 x 3 hour seminar


This unit will enable students to develop methods and approaches of realising ideas into film and video texts and in forming and structuring recorded material into creative works. It will require students to demonstrate understandings of the language of film and video and to locate filmic form and structure within the discourses of genre, style and aesthetic practice.

The unit will begin by covering topics such as teamwork and team management, consensus decision making, collaborative idea development and film production management. This will provide the context in which students will make a 5 to 6 minute production, shot on digital film and post-produced using digital picture and sound editing systems. Through this production, students will be required to review and analyse their working methods and their production, to make judgements about the feedback they receive and to develop appropriate responses.


Line Producer Evaluations, 20% 800 words

Peer & Self Assessment, 20%

Plot & Story Pre-Script Analysis, 20%, 800 words

Production Process: Planning, Execution & Review, 40%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

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