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FITV12-252: Factual and Documentary Production


This subject combines creative practice with current theory as it explores the ever-evolving world of factual and documentary production, which is a rapidly growing area of international production. Students produce their own factual and/or documentary productions from idea generation, topic research, audience research, and scripting, through to filming, editing, and post-production.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,050

Learning outcomes

1. Apply a considered ethical approach to factual and/or documentary productions. 2. Critically evaluate and reflect upon factual and/or documentary forms and production techniques; 3. Critically evaluate and analysis the business and marketplace aspects of factual and documentary projects. 4. Research and develop concept proposals for factual and/or documentary projects demonstrating strong storytelling skills. 5. Produce, direct, film and edit factual and/or documentary projects.

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Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/11/2021
Semester start17/01/2022
Subject start17/01/2022
Cancellation 1?31/01/2022
Cancellation 2?07/02/2022
Last enrolment30/01/2022
Withdraw – Financial?12/02/2022
Withdraw – Academic?05/03/2022
Teaching census?11/02/2022