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Making Movies 1 (FLTV10010)

Undergraduate level 1Points: 12.5On Campus (Southbank)

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Overview

Year of offer2017
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 1
Subject codeFLTV10010
Campus
Southbank
Availability(Quotas apply)
Semester 1
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Making Movies 1 allows students with little or no background in movie making to be introduced to the fundamentals of the role of the film director, writer and producer, and to gain an insight into professional film production techniques. The subject will explore topics such as screenwriting, film directing, cinematography, film editing & post-production, actor direction, production aesthetics, film crew organisation etc.

Intended learning outcomes

On completing this subject students will have:
• an enhanced understanding of the grammar of screen language and the basic principles of filmmaking;
• the capacity to understand and apply complex techniques to express screen-based ideas;
• the ability to critically analyse the application of filmmaking techniques and creative aesthetics to screen-based narratives.

Generic skills

On completing this subject students will be able to:

  • prepare narratives using visual storytelling techniques;
  • critically analyse the use of filmmaking techniques;
  • apply knowledge of basic filmmaking fundamentals;
  • communicate story in both written and visual forms.

Last updated: 31 August 2017