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FTR3002 Story and Style

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 28 January 2023


Pre-requisite: FTR2001


This third year course will suit filmic storytellers who wish to continue developing their research and creative practice. Story and Style draws from previous completed second level FTR film courses in Short Film and Documentary Production is concerned with enhancing and expanding knowledge and application of technical, conceptual, practical and observational skills related to various forms of cinematic storytelling from these level 2 courses. Through independent and / or collaborative learning this course will encourage students to develop his or her own expertise and style as a filmmaker. Students will acquire problem solving techniques relevant to real production environment by practical examples involving examining and dealing hands on with problems and situations in production processes and outcomes. Students will be taught to respond professionally to feedback and to develop reflective skills and practices.

This course is an advanced level that requires students to have already gained a further understanding and application of audio and vision, studio and field recording as well as enhanced editing practices.

Students acquire advanced technical, analytical and research skills within cinematic areas. This course includes lectures and discussions about contemporary cinema fiction and non-fiction research and practice; and analysing the work of established professionals in order to increase student insight into their professional practices as well as looking at how artists position their work.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2022 Online
Date printed 28 January 2023