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DF2008

 

DF2008 Issues in Film Practice

[Studio Contact Hours: 39 hours; Pre-requisites: NIL; Academic Unit: 3.0]

Pre-requisite

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NIL

Academic Unit

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3 AU

Course Description

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Learning Objective

To introduce students to cutting edge issues in film that are not covered by existing ADM courses. To act as a platform for the delivery of special knowledge relating to the research of existing and visiting faculty.

Content

This is a practice-based studio course intended to examine cutting-edge and relevant issues in film and filmmaking. It will be offered in conjunction with high-profile faculty visitation or as a reflection of a special initiative by a current member of faculty and its content will reflect the specialist nature of their research and experience.

Course Outline

S/N

Topic​

1

• Intro to course

2 - 6

• Content will change from delivery to delivery

7

• Mid Sem review of assignments

8 - 12

• Content will change from delivery to delivery

13

 Final review of assignments

Learning Outcome

The students will been exposed to cutting edge issues in film with a special emphaisis on the focused knowdge of the person delivering the course.

Student Assessment

  1. Final Assessment: 30%

  2. Continuous Assessment: 70% (of which at least 15% is participation)

Continuous assessment components may include:

  • Studio-based exercises and projects

  • Individual, group and team-based assignments

Textbooks/References

Required Reading:

  1. Digital and/or printed handouts will accompany the course.