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In Screen Culture 2, students deepen their study of cinema and screen-based storytelling, focusing on elements essential to the practice of filmmaking.
Through lectures, discussion and screenings students expand their exploration of a range of screen movements, individual practitioners and conventions within screen work. Students engage further with both short and long-form work with a view to being able to critically and creatively contextualise screen content.
This subject also includes student interaction with contemporary screen industry practitioners.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- critique and discuss screen content at an advanced level;
- identify key historical and current movements in screen history;
- identify and discuss some key works and practitioners within screen culture;
- research and identify the practice of an industry professional;
- demonstrate professional organisational and communication skills needed to approach industry practitioners;
- synthesise and contextualise research in both written and audio-visual forms.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
- further apply theoretical knowledge to practical problems;
- further apply positive self-critical and peer review skills;
- further the development of a set of flexible and transferable skills for different types of employment;
- communicate in oral and written form;
- demonstrate critical and analytical skills;
- express ideas and theories;
- participate in group discussions in a positive manner;
- be open-minded in receiving constructive creative input and feedback that may not reflect the student’s personal view;
- demonstrate an understanding of research practices through the preparation of materials for online discussion and essays;
- present opinions and analysis in classroom discussion;
- argue lucidly and logically as a result of the planning and writing of essays;
- utilise effective library research skills, including the development of search strategies to find information from a variety of quality information resources, including online databases, books, journals, internet, and a variety of multimedia-rich resources;
- demonstrate effective time-management skills.
Last updated: 9 August 2022