Module Title:   Experimental Filmmaking

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   EM-0353D

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 6

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Film & Media

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Computing, Informatics and Media (Bradford Media School)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr Mark Goodall

Additional Tutor(s):   Julian Butler

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

Explore the creative possibilities of digital film making encouraged by the introduction of new forms of media production.To contextualise contemporary media practice theoretically. To combine theory and practice creatively.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Lectures, tutorials, seminars, screenings. Theoretical input is delivered through a series of lectures and developed in tutorials and seminars. Links to practice are made through a series of screenings and discussions. Brief set and assessed with industry input. Supplementary assessment is to repair deficiency in original submission.

Lectures:   10.00          Directed Study:   157.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   30.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   3.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   200.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

demonstrate critical understanding of how to employ low-budget digital technologies effectively in the production of a videographic work.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

effectively present oral and written analysis of media forms.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

deploy enhanced presentation, communication and time-management skills.

  Coursework   80%
  Videographic project with written synopsis (10 minutes maximum).
  Coursework   20%
  Assessed Proposal (pro forma)

Outline Syllabus:
Production: tools and methods (sound and vision); script development; context: the concept of `low-budget` - working with limitations; distribution; audiences; questions of realism; experimental media forms; selective history of alternative approaches to film.

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