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ACF303 - Narrative Film and Television Project

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Unit chair:

John Cumming

Prerequisite:

Students must have passed 3 units from: ACF201, ACF202, ACF205, ACM213, ACM217, ACM237

Corequisite:

Students must be enrolled in A351 or A358

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

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

Content

This Unit will enable students to propose and develop methods for realising ideas into stories in film or television program genres. The Unit will also enable students to devise and manage major productions. The assignment of the Unit is the creation of an 8 minute short narrative film or television program. Learning activities and deadlines in the Unit are determined by the project timeline. The unit will begin with the formation of teams of 4-5 students based on genres students decide they want to tackle. Each team will create a script after analyzing and deconstructing examples of their genre, then synthesizing a genre blueprint with a plot type, themes and ideas they plan to make a story about. Students then plan the production, designing the mise-en-scene and composing shots to transform the script into action; negotiating with organisations and individuals outside of the University for the resources they will require, and devising detailed schedules for undertaking the production. Throughout the production students will be required to evaluate their working methods and project, to interpret and respond to feedback and to develop strategies to improve their work and working methods. Students will organise a public screening of the finished projects.

Assessment

Script Development, 40%, 4000 words

Individual Portfolio, 40%

Team performance Evaluation, 20%, 2000 word equivalent

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
$1564$1564$5478$6202

* 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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