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  • Film Festival CulturesSCRN90006

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject is a study of the development of international film festival cultures and their historical and contemporary role in art house and national cinemas. Through an examination of the history and the basic operations of selected film festivals (such as Cannes, Berlin, Sundance and Melbourn...

  • Film Noir: History and SexualitySCRN30004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject offers a close study of the phenomenon of film noir from its precursors in silent cinema, through classical and B film noir, to digital cinema. Film Noir: History and Sexuality will invite students to consider the way in which cultural, political and technological factors influence t...

  • Introduction to Screen StudiesSCRN10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the study of film language and theory. It is organised around these two separate but related areas. The film language component covers two interrelated topics that are essential for an understanding of the cinema; film aesthetics...

  • The Digital ScreenscapeSCRN30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores the impact that digital technologies have had in the world of screen media and in mediating the world around us. Film and television has, over the last century, become an integral part of our reality but, since the advent of the digital era, screen media have become even mor...

  • Contemporary Film TheorySCRN40002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will examine the development of contemporary film theory from the post-1968 period to the present. Students will be expected to evaluate critically the significance of a number of the following theoretical approaches to an understanding of the cinema. These approaches will be selecte...

  • Screen Media and Mediated ExperiencesSCRN40009

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    We live in a world mediated by screen technologies, and our lives are marked by radical transitions and advances in media that have altered our perception and experience of reality. This subject analyses the nature of current screen media, including film, computer game, television, internet and m...

  • Hollywood and EntertainmentSCRN20011

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject explores developments in the Hollywood film industry from the 1960s to the present. Students should grasp some of the key issues of this period, including the focus on modernist strategies, revisionist approaches, allusionism and the new generation of Hollywood film school 'auteurs'....

  • Music Theatre Contextual StudiesMUST10004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Music Theatre Contextual Studies provides a foundation understanding of the history and major developments in 20th Century Music Theatre within social, cultural and historical contexts and as they connect to diverse objectives and influences. Students will gain skills in critical analysis of all ...

  • Acting Skills 4MUST30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In Acting Skills 4, students will develop skills for acting for camera. Working with a range of film and television scripts, students will continue to apply acting processes developed in previous years whilst responding to the particular demands of the medium. Classes will develop the student’s u...

  • Dance Skills 4MUST30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Dance Skills 4 continues to be delivered through jazz, tap and ballet classes and focuses on preparation for entry to the industry. Students will work on further developing stamina, technique, style and artistic interpretation and becoming increasingly aware of their personal skills development a...

  • Performance Project BMUST30009

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In Performance Project, the emphasis switches to application of skills to performance. Here the emphasis is on opportunities for students to put into practice the craft and methodologies learned in all of their previous studies to create an autonomous personal process that serves the intention of...

  • Music Theatre Combination Class 4MUST30004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    With a working understanding of the fundamentals of combining acting, singing and dance for music theatre performance, MTCC4 begins to focus on preparation for transition into the music theatre profession. Work may include classes on audition technique, mock auditions, classes on music theatre st...

  • Music Theatre Combination Class 5BMUST30010

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Development of audition skills and practice continue in this subject though the key focus is on rehearsal and performance of the Industry Showcase, to which agents, producers, directors and other key professionals will be invited. The content of Showcase will be created and shaped according to th...

  • Music Theatre: From Chorus To EnsembleMUST10009

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is an introduction to musical theatre through both an historical examination of its development and a practical experience of number of the key works of the genre through singing large ensemble songs. The diversity of styles of music theatre music and singing will be identified throu...

  • Director, Actor and TextDRAM90021

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Director, Actor and Text builds on the knowledge and techniques specific to the discipline of directing for theatre introduced in Directing Methodologies and Dramaturgy, Text and Performance and Cross-Disciplinary Laboratory in Semester 1, with a particular focus on the direction of actors with t...

  • Independent Directing ProjectDRAM90017

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The Independent Project is a major practice and research subject, drawing on and applying the knowledge and skills of directing gained throughout the course. Through discussions in advance of the subject, each student will identify a performance project they will direct. This could be a solo perf...

  • 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...

  • Directing MethodologiesDRAM90020

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Directing Methodologies addresses knowledge and techniques specific to the discipline of directing for performance. Through skills classes and seminars the subject explores the role of the director as part of a creative team, defining the skills, qualities and processes that are essential to the ...

  • Industry Practice 2 ShowcaseDRAM30024

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject prepares an introduction for students to the industry via a Showcase event held in both Melbourne and Sydney. Students will develop Screen and Stage based showreel materials for this industry focused event and evaluate representation offers as part of this process.

  • 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.