Collaboration and Innovation in the Creative Industries and Creative Arts
Not available in 2012
This course introduces areas that are fundamental to Drama, Theatre, Performance, Visual Arts and/or Sound and their relationship to Creative Industries post University. Building on previous CAPA courses in which collaboration, creativity and diverse approaches to performance and event making were introduced, this course focuses on application of this knowledge to professional, industry and other contexts as a result of collaboration and innovation. The relationship between individual input and collaborative project design and implementation will be examined.
Areas to be explored include creative innovation, basic legal requirements such as copyright and contracts, negotiating producer/financer/creative artist relationships, project proposals and examples of organizational approaches in the creative arts and industries. The course also emphasizes the use of media and dissemination of ideas for collaborative or innovative projects and the presentation of a project to various audiences, producers and stakeholders.
At the successful completion of this course, students will demonstrate:
1. A critical appreciation of the role of innovation in the Creative and Performing arts
2. A knowledge of current and emerging Creative Industries practices
3. An ability to develop a concept and proposal for a creative and/or performing arts project
4. An ability to create a project for a specific context in the Creative Industries
5. Basic promotional, media and management skills appropriate to a career in the Creative and Performing Arts and Creative Industries.
In this course students will undertake:
The development of Creative Industries project proposals and projects both self initiated and externally directed.
An exploration of approaches towards establishing and promoting a professional identity and profile as a basis for practice in the Creative Industries
An exploration of the organisational/management structures and attendant obligations necessary for a professional practice in the Creative Industries
CAPA1001, CAPA2001 and CAPA3001.
Modes of Delivery
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Problem Based Learning
Experience Based Learning
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term