Global Screen Industries

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Global Screen Industries

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Film Studies, International Studies, Radio/Television/Film

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit examines a range of national cinemas from a global perspective. Key theoretical approaches to national/transnational cinemas are covered, along with significant historical, textual, representational and ideological issues. The critical challenges posed by productions from these different cultures to Hollywood mainstream productions are also explored.
    Learning Outcomes
    On completion of this unit you should be able to:
    1. Describe and discuss the historical, economic, social and cultural contexts of a range of national film and television production systems in the context of an increasingly global screen industry.
    2. Analyse Australian screen industries in terms of their national and international contexts.
    3. Evaluate key film and television texts in relation to particular global screen industries.

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