ACF706 - Story Telling On Screen


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour weekly class delivered in cloud (online), 1 x 2-hour weekly seminar

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including: 1 x 1-hour class and 1 x 2-hour seminar per week equivalent

A minimum of 2 blackboard collaborate sessions will be conducted during the trimester

Cloud students are expected to participate in weekly discussions and interactions with the tutor


This unit examines how the practices of film and television production tell stories on screens. It will explore how the decisions made in cinematography, mise-en-scene, picture editing and sound design relate to narrative structure, form and style. The unit will also cover the key concepts and language through which ideas and decisions are communicated in film and television production practice. By the end of the unit, students will be able to identify the choices film and television producers are making, how these make the story and to effectively communicate these decisions.

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