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ACF202 - Documentary Production Practice

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Offering information:

Trimester 1 offering is not available to students in A351 and A358

Trimester 2 offering is only available to students in A351 and A358


ACM217/ACM317 Documentary Production Practice

Unit chair:S Wilmot

Must have passed 2 units from: ACF103, ACF104, ACM112, ACM120



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour Seminar per week


The topics to be addressed in this unit include: contemporary practices, audiences and institutions, modalities of documentary, power and ethics in documentary practice; distinctions between documentary, news, infotainment, and other non-narrative forms; the identification of source material including archive material, and production techniques specific to documentary making.


Project Pitch,10%, 400 words

Written Submission:Proposal and Treatment 30%,1200 word equivalent

Peer/Self Assessment 20%

Documentary Production 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

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