1 x 3-hour seminar weekly
1 Admission into GDPSM-Graduate Diploma in Screen and Media Production
1a Admission into MSM-Master of Screen and Media Production
1b Admission into GDPAHM-Graduate Diploma in Archaeology and Heritage Management
1c Admission into MAHM-Master of Archaeology and Heritage Management
1d Admission into MAHMA-Master of Archaeology and Heritage Management [1.5 years]
1e Admission into MSMA-Master of Screen and Media Production [1 year]
1f Admission into MMC-Master of Media and Communication
1g Admission into GDPMC-Graduate Diploma in Media and Communication
1h Admission into GCMC-Graduate Certificate in Media and Communication
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h))
Enrolment not permitted
SCME8060 has been successfully completed
Topic description
This topic introduces students to production techniques and provides them with opportunities to identify and develop digital stories with an emphasis on short documentary projects. Students will develop the ability to conceptualise, plan and capture short digital stories within a limited time. Students will be exposed to concepts and techniques around digital story telling with opportunities to extend their knowledge while working collaboratively and creatively with their peers on problem-solving.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • introduce students to the basic elements of digital story telling production

  • introduce students to concept development, directing and producing

  • provide students with basic camera, lighting and sound recording skills

  • familiarise students with digital story telling production equipment through assignments and exercises

  • enable students to complete basic digital story telling production paperwork

  • enable students to work collaboratively on digital story telling productions
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:

  • demonstrate a basic working knowledge of the digital story telling production process and protocols
  • apply their knowledge of cameras, lighting and sound recording to shoot short digital stories
  • collaborate with their peers in digital story telling production
  • demonstrate problem solving in digital story telling production
  • show evidence of initiative and creativity
  • develop digital stories using their knowledge for documentary production
  • demonstrate an ability to complete paper work, agreements and permissions for digital story telling production