Module Title:   Experimental Filmmaking (PG)

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   EM-4029D

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 7

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Film & Media

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

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr M Goodall

Additional Tutor(s):   TBC

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. Supplementary assessment: repair deficiency in original submission.

Lectures:   30.00          Directed Study:   144.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   20.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   6.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   200.00

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

Demonstrate mastery of the use of low-budget digital technologies in the production of an original videographic work and how to appropriately contextualise such work to a professional academic standard.

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

Demonstrate the effective ability to present comprehensive oral and written analysis of media forms and scripts for videographic works.

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

Present information at an advanced level.

  Coursework   70%
  Videographic projects (up to 10 minutes duration)
  Presentation   15%
  Seminar presentation (10 minutes)
  Coursework   15%
  Seminar Paper plus full bibliography/literature search (1000 words)

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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