Courses & Units

Making Media: Filming, Editing and Design HEJ140


The ability to produce screen content is becoming increasingly valued in today's media environment. This unit introduces you to the key concepts, methods and practices of screen production. You will gain hands-on experience in filming and recording sound, editing, and design with an emphasis on production planning and storytelling.


Unit name Making Media: Filming, Editing and Design
Unit code HEJ140
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Media
Coordinator Mr Andy Terhell
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Introductory


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2024 22/3/2024 15/4/2024 2/6/2024

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2024 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2024 will be available from the 1st October 2023. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate coherent and in-depth knowledge of key media studies concepts, approaches, and methods
  • Integrate and apply this knowledge to the production of media content and to workplace practice
  • Communicate effectively and ethically across a variety of media platforms
  • Respond effectively and creatively to a changing media environment.

Fee Information

The 2024 Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) rates are still being finalised by the Government and we will update the domestic fee information as soon as we have more details.


Teaching Pattern

Weeks 1-9: One-hour online content, including lectures and other material and weekly 2-hour seminar

Weeks 10-13: No lecture.  Weekly 3-hour seminar

AssessmentAssessment Task 1: Acknowledgement of Country: Short film presentation (20%)|Assessment Task 2: Project plan and workflow (30%)|Assessment Task 3: Media Project & Reflexive Essay (50%)
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