This unit introduces students to the documentary tradition as it has evolved in Australia and overseas. Students will explore key documentary styles and movements and will produce a short documentary work.
Students will engage critically with documentary as a media form considering it from the perspective of text, industry and audience. Students will develop their media analysis skills through textual analysis of documentary.
5 - 10 minute documentary and 2000 word exegesis (60%), documentary analysis 2000 word essay (40%)
TEACHING PATTERN: Five hours fortnightly (13 weeks)
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