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Hollywood vs. Netflix - USSC6919

Year - 2020

This unit examines the Hollywood studio film before and after the Internet. It studies Hollywood's power as a cultural symbol, its relationship to film production, cultures of reception, and digital distribution. This will include not only the analysis of feature films but also the ideas of filmmakers, theorists and media scholars. Questions of technology, authorship and audience will be a focus of the unit.

1 x 1hr lecture/week, 1 x 1hr seminar/week

2x1500wd Critical Media Analysis (40%), 1x2500wd Research Essay (50%), 1x500wd equivalent Seminar Activity (10%)


Faculty: University-wide

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: United States Studies Centre
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) evening
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Courses that offer this unit

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