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ACM217 - Documentary Production Practice

Enrolment modes:
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:S Wilmot

ACM112 and ACM120



Incompatible with: ACM317
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


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%

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