Experimental Screen Production

FTV10009 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent 

Contact hours

  • 36

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

2024 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

29 Jul 24 - 27 Oct 24

3 Dec 24

Last self enrolment:
11 Aug 24

31 Aug 24

Last withdraw without fail:
13 Sep 24



Aims and objectives

This unit develops and enhances an understanding of experimental film, video and broader moving image production within the Film and Television industries. Through critical engagement with existing screen works and the production of audio-visual work specifically designed for non-traditional screens students will develop an experimental approach and creative skill set. The unit explores the application of mobile, smartphone and pocket cameras for moving-image and experimental screen production. Furthermore, students will investigate the potential of emerging media for creative innovation within and beyond the Film and Television industry.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Evaluate the role of experimental screen techniques in contemporary sectors of the Film and Television industries
2. Identify a range of screen work with contemporary and historical approaches within experimental film, video and moving image
3. Evaluate different methods of moving image production in delivering Film and Television products for non-traditional screens
4. Produce experimental screen outcomes in Film and Television that apply competent production and post-production processes
5. Explore experimentation processes relevant for film and television production and post-production

Courses with unit

BA-FTV3 Bachelor of Film and Television
BA-SCRPRD Bachelor of Screen Production