Undergraduate Course: Writing on Film - Introduction to Film Journalism (LLLG07042)
|School||Centre for Open Learning
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Have you ever wanted to be a film critic? Or have you ever wondered what a film critic does? Now is your chance to find out. This course offers a practical introduction to the basics of film journalism ¿ reviews, interviews, features ¿ in a lively workshop setting. No special background needed, as long as you enjoy writing and have an active interest in cinema.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| By the end of the course, students should be able to:
¿ Recognise the various formats and styles of writing on film (e.g. reviews, features).
¿ Demonstrate an awareness of different media and markets.
¿ Assess a piece of film writing in terms of its chosen style and target market.
¿ Carry out basic film-related research using both print and online sources.
¿ Write clear and effective film-related pieces in each of the basic formats.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Ms Martine Pierquin
Tel: (0131 6)51 1182
|Course secretary||Ms Marie Craft
Tel: (0131 6)50 3943