ACF211 - Screen Careers

Unit details

Year:

2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

2023

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)

2024

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 2: Anna Brownfield
Prerequisite:

Students must complete 2 units from ACF103, AMC100, ACF106 and ACF107

2024

Students must complete 2 level 1 ACF or ADA units

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus:

1 x 1-hour class per week, 1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Content

This unit will cover the contemporary structures and arrangements of working in the film, television, animation and screen content industries. It will introduce students to the multiple roles within the business, financing, creative, production and distribution of content. Students will be challenged to consider where their place might be in these industries and investigate possible career paths.

ULO These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit. At the completion of this unit, successful students can: Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
ULO1

Analyse the role of film, television and animation industry institutions and organisations in the development and financing of film, television and animation enterprises, professions and productions

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO8: Global citizenship

ULO2

Evaluate the range of local and international employment possibilities in the film, television and animation industry institutions and organisations

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

ULO3

Evaluate, situate and promote their own skills, interests and strengths in relation to professional collaborative practice and plan a career in the film, television and animation industries

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

GLO5: Problem solving

GLO6: Self-management

Assessment

Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week
Assessment 1 - Research Presentation 1600 words or equivalent 40% Week 11
Assessment 2 - Career Plan 1600 words or equivalent 40% Week 5
Assessment 3 - Professional Pitch video recording 800 words or equivalent 20% Week 7

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Learning Resource

There is no prescribed text. Unit materials are provided via the unit site. This includes unit topic readings and references to further information.

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