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CMS8006 OzFilm: Image and Industry (Masters)

Short Description: OzFilm Image Industry(Masters)
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
ASCED code : 100799 - Communication and Media Studie
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in the following Program: MARA

Other Requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.


CMS8006 OzFilm: Image and Industry is a course in the Master of Arts (MARA) and Master of Professional Communication (Communication & Media Studies), and in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree. The course offers text and industry studies of Australian mainstream films from the pioneering period of the late 1800s to the present day, with special emphasis on the so-called "New Wave" period of Australian cinema in the 1970s and 1980s. The course theorises Australian cinema as expressing cultural iconicities that are frequently in commercial competition with foreign - especially Hollywood - films. The course critically examines both textual and institutional issues in the context of the perennial Australian dream of a robust, critically respectable and commercially profitable national cinema. Students will enhance their research skills while considering these aspects of Australian cinematic history.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Date printed 11 February 2022