Aims and Fit of Module
This module is part of the Pathway 1 Content Producing. The module aims to provide students with understandings of advanced visual aesthetics of media texts and practical experience in production of visual storytelling in media texts.
Students will learn visual storytelling techniques at an advanced level with a critical understanding of cinematic aesthetics.
A Demonstrate a critical understanding of visual aesthetics of film and media
B Apply advanced concepts and techniques of visual aesthetics in a visual storytelling project
C Analyse critically the visual aesthetics of media
D Develop original media pre-production material for visual storytelling
Method of teaching and learning
The teaching sessions are divided into two components (lectures and seminars/screenings). Lectures will compliment readings on topics such as visual aesthetics of cinema, visual storytelling media production. Seminars/screenings will focus on screening seminal media texts and provide time for unstructured discussion and classwork.