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ACF301 - Independent Production Practice

Unit details

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

Only available to students enrolled in an Arts or Arts combined course

Previously:

ACM318 Independent Production Practice

ACM418 Research in Production: Digital Film Making

Unit chair:

John Cumming

Prerequisite:

Must have passed one unit from: ACF202, ACM217

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour Seminar per week

Content

This unit examines the global, historical and cultural context and practice of small-scale independent film production of the kind that students can engage in when they graduate.

Building on critical skills acquired by all students in AF104 Moving Pictures: Screening Film History, students will be challenged in this unit by the unconventional processes, styles, forms and presentation methods of experimental film and video art. A set of approaches will be introduced to enable analytic research and creative practice.

Students will undertake directed research into an aspect of screen-based art and will develop a project proposal of their own. Each student will make an innovative short production. All students will hone basic production skills learnt in ACF103 Writing with the Camera and ACF202 Documentary Production Practice by doing their own camerawork, sound recording, multi-track sound design and editing.

Assessment tasks incorporate live and online presentation, and providing and synthesising peer feedback. 

Assessment

Research Project and peer evaluation (1600 words plus reference list) 40%

Individual Production project 60%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

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


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$782$782$2739$3146

* 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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