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ACM318 - Independent Production Practice

Unit details

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Offering information:

An enrolment quota applies to this unit.

Enrolment modes:(B)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(Only available to students enrolled in an Arts or Arts combined course)
Unit chair:J Cumming



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This unit examines the issues, practitioners and practices associated with independent film and video production. It provides an opportunity for students to research, devise and direct an independent project. Students will develop skills in the presentation of their research and productions to audiences.


Topics to be addressed in this unit include: notions of independence, difference, personal and communal production including diary, abstract, associational, essay and activist forms; the relations between independent production and other art forms, philosophies and social movements.

Each student will take responsibility for a specific aspect of a group research presentation. Practical projects will be individual work with students assisting each other as crew.


Tests 20%, Research presentation 20%, Major project 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* 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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