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Pictures, Sounds, Words (FLTV10014)

Undergraduate level 1Points: 12.5On Campus (Southbank)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 1
Subject codeFLTV10014
Semester 1
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject asks the student to consider the cinematic effect of the use and juxtaposition of pictures, words and sounds in film. Through a series of workshops and tutorials, students will examine the dramatic possibilities of these screen fundamentals, both as they have been used in the cinemativerse and in their own writing.

Intended learning outcomes

On completing this subject students will be able to:

-Demonstrate an awareness of the dramatic possibilities and limitations of film as a visual and aural medium;

-Understand that it is possible for screen stories to be effectively told in the absence of words, and how such creative choices may qualitatively affect the audience;

-Improve the cinematic quality of their writing;

-Practice evocative, cinematic writing for the screen.

Generic skills

On completing this subject students will be able to:

-Apply theoretical knowledge to practical tasks;

-Formulate and present opinions in a group context;

-Begin to understand a process of researching, drafting and redrafting documents to a polished outcome;

-Develop an ability to work in a self motivated way;

-Communicate in oral and written form.

Last updated: 18 July 2019