Film and Television Studies
Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2013
This course introduces the area of film and telelvision studies, examining basic components of cinematic and telelvisual forms. We explore fundamental principles of film and television studies, including theoretical and historical perspectives. Topics include art cinema and national cinemas, documentary and experimental film practice, film/tv narrative and formal analysis, sound and editing, genre and authorship, television culture, audience studies and reception theory.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
1. Define the basic concepts of film analysis, including film form, film genres, and the processes of production and reception;
2. Apply the basic concepts to films and/or television programme analysis
3. Examine films and/or telelvision programmes through theoretical methodology and analysis where appropriate
Topics may include:
* Narrative and Non Narrative Form
* Classical, Modernist and Post-Modernist Form
* Mise-en-sc¿ne and cinematography
* Auteur theory, genre, ideology
* Cinematic Affect
* Televisual Form and Culture
* Spectatorship, Audience and Reception Studies
FILM1010 Film and Television Studies.
Students who have successfully completed FILM1010 Film and Television Studies may not enrol into FMCS1200 Film and Television Studies.
Modes of Delivery
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Laboratory: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term