Screen Literacy and Contemporary Cinema

FTV10003 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn

Duration

  • One semester

Contact hours

  • 48

Prerequisites

Admission into BH-FTV2 Bachelor of Film and Television (Honours)

Aims and objectives

This unit introduces students to contemporary international cinema that will inform and enrich their film making capabilities. This unit will provide opportunities for students to engage with contemporary cinema from different cultures and explore production processes that differ from mainstream models.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Discuss the production values of contemporary national and international cinema
2. Describe a critical framework for measuring and categorising film and television
3. Compose a critical response to contemporary film culture from around the world
4. Write critical opinions in response to contemporary national and international cinema
5. Identify cultural and social concepts as expressed in cinematic language including narrative, character, visual and sound aesthetics 
 
 
 

Courses with unit

BH-FTV2 Bachelor of Film and Television (Honours)