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Film and Video Major  

A Film and Video major allows students to combine theory and practice in studying film, cinema, television and video.  Courses are offered in video production, film theory and scriptwriting. Students have the opportunity to specialise in these areas.  The course provides opportunities for developing creative expression, vocational skills within the film and video industries, and critical understanding and appreciation of these media.  It trains students to think critically, to work collaboratively, to use new technologies and to develop a portfolio of their own work.


Students must complete 8 units from the following:

This unit set is available on Mt Lawley Campus.
This unit set is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.
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Select 120 credit points from:
CCA3100 Visual Culture and Subversive Ideas * 15
CMM2107 Documentary, Film and Television * 15
CMM3106 Psychology, Psychoanalysis and Cinema * 15
FAV1101 Introduction to Digital Video 15
FAV1111 Film and Cinema Studies * 15
FAV2101 Introduction to Video Production 15
FAV2102 Scriptwriting: Short Films 15
FAV2105 Screen Evolution * 15
FAV2201 Video Production: Drama and Documentary 15
FAV2203 Scriptwriting: Television Drama 15
FAV3202 Scriptwriting: Feature Films, Documentary and Radio 15
FAV3204 Scriptwriting: Adaptation, Editing and Commissioned Content 15
FAV3301 Advanced Video Production 1 15
FAV3401 Advanced Video Production 2 15
At least 30 credit points must be theory units (*).
Note: It is recommended that students intending to study the Film&Video major complete the following electives in the foundation year (Year One):
FAV1101 Introduction to Digital Video 15
FAV1111 Film and Cinema Studies 15

Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2008 VET: 31/03/2008