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Undergraduate Course: Design Studio 4 (Film & TV) (DESI10049)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits40 ECTS Credits20
SummaryStudents work on self-selected and generated practice-based film projects.┬┐For this they develop personal creative methods, techniques and approaches and explore how film professionals generate and justify personal projects.
Course description This is a project led course in which students work on a practice-based film project. Students identify the cinematic and creative challenges of their project and decide on a visual and cinematic approach. A series of assignments within the course support the process of consolidating the cinematic language and artistic vision. Students are required to consider both the the artistic merit of their project as well as the feasibility of their project.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: ( Design Externality 3 Major (Semester 1) - Film & TV (DESI09079) OR Design Externality 3 Minor (Semester 1) - Film & Television (DESI09065) OR Design Externality 3 Work-Based Placement (Semester 1) - Film & TV (DESI09060)) AND ( Design Externality 3 Major (Semester 2) - Film & Television (DESI09073) OR Design Externality 3 Minor (Semester 2) - Film & TV (DESI09043) OR Design Externality 3 Work-Based Placement (Semester 2) - Film & TV (DESI09096))
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements This course is only available to students on the Film and Television Degree Programme in the School of Design.
Additional Costs course materials and study trips
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2021/22, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  17
Course Start Full Year
Course Start Date 20/09/2021
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 400 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 370 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Summative assessment consists of two components:

A portfolio of audio visual work, containing one or more video projects. The total amount of audio visual material should be at least 6 minutes and max 12 minutes.

A written reflection on the creative process (3000 words).

Assessment weightings:
Portfolio of audio visual project 50%
Written reflection (3000 words) 50%

Feedback Formative Feedback points:

Week 6 of semester 1
End of semester 1
Week 6 of semester 2
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. INITIATE: demonstrate the initiation and evaluation of original creative concepts, considering both the artistic merit and feasibility of their project.
  2. EVALUATE: demonstrate the evaluation of the development of their film project through a structured, transparent and personal methodology and considered judgment.
  3. RESOLVE: demonstrate appropriate project development through a transparent iterative process, leading to resolved outcomes, demonstrating an integrated relationship between practice and theory.
Reading List
DESI10049 Design Studio 4- Film/TV
- Herzog, W. & Cronin, P. Herzog on Herzog. Faber & Faber
- Stok, D. Kieslowski on Kieslowski. Faber & Faber (1994)
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
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Course organiserDr Itandehui Jansen
Tel: (0131 6)51 5852
Course secretaryMr Rhiordan Langan-Fortune
Tel: (0131 6)51 5926
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