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In this course you will develop an understanding of the internal workings of a Film Festival and the creative, historical and logistical requirements of video production in an iconic  location. You will examine the major movements, production trends and scholarly debates in the films that you view and discuss with your colleagues. You will work collaboratively to produce a short fiction or documentary film during the course. You will learn how producing a film in a specific context may address ethical and philosophical questions concerning the relationship between filmmakers, the community and audiences. You will develop skills in working with the community and your peers. You will gain valuable experience in writing and pitching a short film script. You will develop your production skills by undertaking a range of film crew experiences at a high level with professional equipment across a number of projects. You will see a large number of films in a curated Festival program and experience committed Festival attendance.  

Study Level


Offering Terms

Summer Term, Term 2



Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: 48 UOC overall, including 6 UOC at level 1 and 6 UOC at level 2 in one of the following streams, Film Studies

Course Outline

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