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  • 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...

  • 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: Singing the Golden AgeMUST20009

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is a practical and theoretical exploration of the development of the modern musical from its beginnings in opera and operetta through to the end of what is commonly termed ‘The Golden Age’. A weekly 2-hour large ensemble singing class will explore the music of the period, focusing on...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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, Art and ExhibitionSCRN40006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores the connections between the evolution of exhibition practices of still and moving images, focusing on the work of Alfred Hitchcock as a case study. Hitchcock's films have been influenced by artists such as Sickert, Klee, Margritte, de Chirico and Dali and have also exerted a...

  • Screen & Cultural Studies Thesis Part 2SCRN40018

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to SCRN40017 Screen & Cultural Studies Thesis Part 1 for details.

  • 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...

  • Moving Image ThesisSCRN50001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    A research topic selected in consultation with the course coordinator. 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.

  • Melodrama, Ideology and the CinemaSCRN40005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject analyses the history, aesthetics and critical discourse of cinematic melodrama across global art cinema and Hollywood filmmaking traditions and contemporary practices. It addresses melodrama’s origins in, and continued engagement with, other visual and performing art forms, especiall...