ACF307 - Major Screen Project A - Development

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)

Credit point(s): 2
EFTSL value: 0.250
Cohort rule:

Students must be enrolled in course A351

Prerequisite:

ACF211 and 2 level 2 ACF coded units

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 300-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus 1 x 5-hours seminar per week (Week 1 to Week 11)

Students must attend and participate in project-based activities at the Burwood campus on the scheduled days during the trimester, commencing in week 1

Content

In this, the first of two capstone units, Film, Television and Animation students will develop projects aimed at selection for production in Major Screen Project B. Projects will be between 3 and 8 minutes in duration depending on genre. They may be short fiction animation or live-action (drama), experimental or documentary films, web-series episodes or TV productions in a format other than drama. This development work takes place with two assessment tasks. The first task is supported with screenings and close analysis which will set some of the narrative, structural and stylistic criteria which students will use in the development of their own individual project ideas. Individual ideas will be developed and refined in student script/concept/animatic editing circles before being developed through to the first draft with development notes and look-book. The second assessment task will refine these ideas or pursue development of an idea in other production forms such as TV, documentary or experimental film.

Unit Fee Information

Click on the fee link below which describes you:

Talk to a Deakin adviser about studying at Deakin today

Call 1800 693 888Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm AEDT
Chat live nowMonday to Friday: 8am to 7pm AEDT