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MSD2500 Reading Film: Hollywood

Short Description: Reading Film
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


Enrolment is not permitted in MSD2500 if CMS2019 has been previously completed.


In this course, students use Hollywood as a case study to begin to develop core skills in screen analysis, to help them develop an analytical skill set that can then be applied to a range of other media and foci. Students examine the emergence, development, and global expansion of the Hollywood film industry, arguably the most famous national cinema in the world. Students use textual and contextual approaches to examine the industry in light of changing cultural, economic, industrial, political, and technological contexts. Regular film screenings featuring a broad selection of influential Hollywood texts will provide context and enable students to complete the course with a film review for their job-ready Media Studies portfolios.

Course offers

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