Advanced Video Production and Practice

MDA70006 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

31 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23

Aims and objectives

This unit allows students to develop advanced research, screenwriting and production skills to produce video content for a number of different contexts, including online and social media production, short form documentary and live broadcasting.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Design, research and implement a long form feature or documentary video project using advanced production and editing skills;
2. Identify and apply knowledge of new forms of video storytelling, narrative structures and shooting to media research and production processes;
3. Collaborate in a team broadcasting environment to produce video content that reflects industry standard production processes with a high level of personal ethical accountability;
4. Research, apply and communicate an advanced understanding of issues specific to the investigation and production of video, new conceptions of video audiences and transmedia dissemination practices.