The Master of Producing is mid-year entry only.
|Year 1 - Semester 2|
Exercises in film production practice collaboration, appreciation of essential film production craft skills, basic screen language exercises, understanding of industry facilitation via fieldwork.
Detailed Information FLTV90018
|Producing and the Creative ProcessCore||12.5|
Producing and the Creative Process
Students will be introduced to the creative processes and stages in the development of film and television product. Students will be exposed to script and story analysis, trained in pitching potential film and television product as well as widening their understanding of screen theory and practical production knowledge. Students will engage in film craft exercises, which introduces them to the elements of screen language in the practical sense.
Detailed Information FLTV90021
|Business of Producing 1Core||12.5|
Business of Producing 1
Business of Producing 1 develops as students undertake the role of producer on one major short film production, putting into practice the business items they have learnt to date and extending to budgeting and, scheduling. Students will develop the projects produced at VCA toward entry into major international short film festivals and create the publicity and promotional material for the little they produce.
Detailed Information FLTV90020
|Screenwriting and Creative DevelopmentCore||12.5|
Screenwriting and Creative Development
This subject will focus on the following: • Exercises in collaboration • Experience of essential skills • Screen language exercises • Familiarisation with industry facilitation • Development of self-awareness and managerial ability • Establishment of collaborative future within cohort
Detailed Information FLTV90019
|Year 2 - Semester 1|
|Business of Producing 2Core||37.5|
Business of Producing 2
Through lectures and guest speakers, students will be exposed to areas such as working with government funding bodies, entertainment law, negotiating deals and small company business skills.
Detailed Information FLTV90022
|Producing and the IndustryCore||25|
Producing and the Industry
Students are able to choose an industry attachment or a substantial research document that prepares the student for a career within the entertainment industry. Students who choose an attachment will be expected to find a film, television or allied industry attachment for a period of 2 - 4 weeks intensively or weekly for 6 – 10 wks. This will be off-campus depending on the location of the attachment.The attachment exercise will be completed with the delivery of a report by the student. The research document, if chosen, will be of substantial weight. Students will develop a creative concept or idea and turn it into a viable product, worthy of financing.
Detailed Information FLTV90023
|Year 2 - Semester 2|
Students are introduced to the culture and practice of collaborating in a film and television environment. Each student is required to form a creative partnership or team and to follow at least one screen project through its entire process. Students will take the role of producer of that student production and will be expected to oversee its distribution and marketing strategies. Students are expected to follow the project from pre-production through production to post production. Students may need to work on location off-campus when producing or crewing on student films.
Detailed Information FLTV90024