Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code CAPF316
Subject Name Scene-work 4
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites CAPF315
Co-Requisites CAPF390
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Performance - Filmed Scene 30% Performance - Progression Assessment 30% Performance - Filmed Scene 40%
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (29-07-2019 to 21-11-2019)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 3hr practical per week
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Tim Maddock
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2019

Subject Description
This subject will teach students techniques of acting appropriate to film and television. It will build upon the training they have already received in analysing character intent and action but will focus on the integrity of the character’s inner life, the tension between inner and outer states of being and the appropriate scale of acting for screen. Students will be introduced to the basic processes of filming and editing a scene and encouraged to record and edit their own work in small groups.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion:
1. Students will learn methods of acting for screen.
2. The subject will teach students how to make rapid choices and how to work in short takes.
3. Students will be enabled by teaching them the basic principles of shooting and editing a scene.
4. The subject will provide the opportunity to record short scenes and to present them as on object of analysis and critique.
5. The subject teaches skills in close proximity acting enhancing their employment prospects in the film and television industries.

Textbook Information
Students will be advised of recommended texts at the commencement of session
Text book information is available via the UniShop website:

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