Contemporary International Cinema (PASA7301)

15 (0.125 EFTS)
To enable students to examine local and global perspectives and issues influencing the continuing evolution of media screen production and develop the ability to apply critical judgement to creative decisions. This course employs a noho marae to allow students to evaluate and develop responses to cultural/political perspectives as an emergent creative arts practitioner.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bach of Performing & Screen Arts or the Graduate Diploma in Creative Practice to enrol in this course. Pre-reqs: PASA6304 and (PASA6334 or PASA6344 or PASA6356 or PASA6366 or PASA6376). Restriction: PASA7961.
Topics include: 

May include but are not limited to
Advanced visual language in film and documentary narrative Aesthetics Analysis of New Zealand and international texts Audience Design
Feminist perspectives Globalisation Hegemony Ideology Industrial and ethical issues Marxist perspectives on the media Narrative intentions of a screenplay
Organisational and interactive aspects of screen production "High culture" versus "Low culture" New directions in cinema and television narrative forms and content Poststructuralist perspectives Psychoanalytic perspectives on the media
Representation Semiotic concepts of media analysis Sociological models Structuralist narrative models The impact of culture, politics and economics on screen productions Utilitarian philosophy
Learning and teaching approaches
Topics may be taught in an integrated manner in both practical/workshop/lab and lecture/seminar/tutorial modes
Collaborative learning and project environments Activities include self-directed learning, individual and class exercises, field trips, work in groups, guest lectures & on-line blog/journal
Feedback is sought throughout the course using a range of assessment tools including
Formal reflection, class forum and survey
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1351

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
27 Feb 18 - 10 Apr 18 LectureTuesday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (006-2064)
1 Mar 18 - 12 Apr 18 LectureThursday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (012-1036)
1 May 18 - 26 Jun 18 LectureTuesday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (006-2064)
3 May 18 - 28 Jun 18 LectureThursday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (012-1036)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts (Screen Arts), Graduate Diploma in Creative Practice.

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