About this unit
This course will provide knowledge and expertise in film analysis for anyone interested in film or a career in film review. This online unit, provided by OUA and Griffith University, is open to anyone, and can be credited towards a Bachelor of Journalism or a Bachelor of Public Relations.
The unit covers the techniques filmmakers use to build narratives and create meaning in cinema. You will learn to recognise a range of film styles and techniques including mise en scene, cinematography, editing and sound.
You will also analyse how different technical approaches to film can be used to develop differing styles and narratives. You will then go on to evaluate ideas and analysis from professional film critics to gain the knowledge and skills required to offer your own considered critiques of film.
Course pathwaysThis unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
- Diploma of Journalism, Griffith University
- Diploma of Public Relations, Griffith University
- Bachelor of Communication, Griffith University
- Certificate of Arts, Griffith University
- Bachelor of Arts, Griffith University
- Diploma of Arts, Griffith University
- Film form
- Film style: mse en scene, cinematography, sound, editing
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