Media and film studies

Creative Practice: Producing and Curating

Module code: P4039
Level 4
15 credits in spring semester
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar, Workshop
Assessment modes: Coursework

This module builds on Ideas and Explorations and will introduce you to various aspects of contemporary media creation with a focus on how consideration of an audience should be built in from the beginning.

You will study the themes of need, media messages (intended and received), interdisciplinarity and transmedia.

A series of lectures from Media Production staff will present different methods and technologies for curating, presenting and showcasing your work as media makers, from screenings to installations to happenings to channels to
digital devices.

You will also participate in workshop and seminar discussions, exploring ideas from the lectures and undertake regular independent-study assignments to further your understanding of the topics. These will be recorded in a weekly log. You will also produce a short report.

Module learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of key processes for producing, selecting and exhibiting creative media works to in a variety of formats and contexts
  • Demonstrate an ability to analyse practical outcomes in relation to effectiveness of form, message, audience and environment
  • Develop ideas and analysis effectively in written form with supporting illustrations and appropriately referenced research
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply findings to inform the development of own creative practice methods