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  • Advanced Arts ManagementAMGT90007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The aim of this subject is to provide students with knowledge, insight and skills in the practice of managing creative people and organisations. This is achieved through the study of the theory and practice of good management and effective leadership as it applies to a range of organisational sty...

  • Ethnographic and Documentary CinemaSCRN40003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject investigates the place of documentary and ethnographic film in contemporary film theory. Students should become familiar with postmodern debates surrounding documentary film-making and realism, and the critique of ethnographic cinema as linked to nationalism and imperialism and what ...

  • Screen & Cultural Studies Thesis Part 1SCRN40017

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    A research topic selected in consultation with the allocated supervisor. Enrolment in the thesis is across two consecutive semesters and students must enrol in the subject in each semester to ensure they are meeting the full 50 point requirement for the year-long subject.

  • Censorship: Film, Art and MediaSCRN40013

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the histories, cultural contexts and current debates surrounding censorship in the visual arts. Censorship practices and protocols will be defined and investigated in relation to issues of morality, legality and the public sphere. The changing definitions and complexities of...

  • Screen Studies ThesisSCRN40015

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    A research topic selected in consultation with the allocated supervisor. Enrolment in the thesis is across two consecutive semesters and students must enrol in the subject in each semester to ensure they are meeting the full 37.5 point requirement for the year-long subject. Please note this thesi...

  • Visual Culture IndustriesSCRN90004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will introduce students to a range of organisations whose functions encompass the promotion, collection and presentation of contemporary visual culture. This is an industry-focussed subject where representatives of local and national arts organisations offer students direct insight i...

  • Film Production: From Script to ScreenSCRN90002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will focus on the theoretical and practical elements involved in the production of screen-based content through advanced research, professional insight and contemporary practice. Students will gain specialised theoretical and practical grounding in the screen-based content production...

  • Ensemble Filmmaking, Art and IndustrySCRN20014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject re-thinks the enduring notion of authorship and its central place in the production and reception of films and other screen media. Through a detailed examination of films and filmmakers operating in global art cinema and Hollywood, students will encounter critical ideas about authors...

  • The History of Cool: Fashion & AttitudeDPSS10007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    James Dean, Marlene Dietrich, James Brown, Frida Kahlo, Marilyn Monroe, Andy Warhol, and David Bowie. What do these people have in common? They were cool. Cool is an elusive essence recognised in artists, musicians, actors and other icons that generations have attempted to capture. This subject...

  • Independent Design ProjectDPSS30004

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    Students will propose and undertake an individual project that enables them to produce a well developed design concept for a theoretical production resulting in detailed design documentation and rationale. The project can be based in any area within the performing arts, film and television indust...

  • Independent Technical ProjectDPSS30005

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    Students will propose and undertake an individual project that enables them to further develop their technical and/or management skills on a significant piece of work. The project can be based in any area within the performing arts, film and television industries and should focus on the technical...

  • Frontiers in Design and TechnologyDPSS20002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In this subject students investigate how design and technology are being used in new and novel ways within the entertainment industry, with a particular focus on the performing arts and film. It will cover: Current thinking about the role of design and technologyLooking at new technologies that ...

  • Foundations of Design and Production 1DPSS10002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to key principles and skills in the core areas of Design and Production: Lighting, Costume, Sound, Set/Props, Stage Management and Design. Through studio-based classes students will learn about the basic principles of each area, discover common equipment, ma...

  • Technical Studio 2DPSS20006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject, students select one module in which they will develop advanced understanding and skills in one of the following areas: Costume, Set and Props, Lighting or Sound. Through studio-based classes students will develop a comprehensive understanding of the chosen area as well as learn a...

  • Foundations of Design and Production 2DPSS10006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject, students select four of the available modules that enable them to continue to develop their understanding of key principles and skills in the core areas of Design and Production and begin to focus on the specialist area of their choice. Each module includes lectures and in class ...

  • Voice Skills 1MUST10003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Voice in this course is designed to explore the world of voice production and its application specific to the Music Theatre genre. Throughout this course, the phenomenon of individual voice difference will be taken into account and students will be encouraged to explore and value these difference...

  • New WorkMUST30005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students work in a creative development format with professional artists-in-residence. Students will participate in short-term intensive workshop periods that may range from new musical theatre works, to physical theatre, to avant-garde form, to children’s theatre. The primary skill development i...

  • Acting Skills 1MUST10002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In first year of Acting Skills classes the creative and expressive potential of the actor is explored through the development of imagination, self-awareness, flexibility, connection and play, whilst analytical and craft-based skills are introduced to assist the performer’s development of a full p...

  • Music Theatre: Singing SondheimMUST20008

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is an exploration of the works and influences of Stephen Sondheim, one of the most extraordinary composer/lyricists of music theatre, delivered through a weekly 2-hour large ensemble singing class and a one-hour lecture. Most popularly known as the lyricist of West Side Story, Sondhe...

  • Intimate Acts: Inside The 'Fourth Wall'MUST20011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The Oxford Dictionary defines the fourth wall as ‘the space which separates a performer…from an audience …a conceptual barrier between any fictional work and its readers or viewers’. In this subject we examine and explore the creation of theatre in which the performer engages in a more intimate r...