This third year unit examines the legal and business skills required in screen media production; topics include release forms, location permissions, copyright, music and archival clearances, contracts, business plans and budgeting.

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Analyse and evaluate the range of the legal requirements in the screen media industry;  
  2. Evaluate the legal, business and copyright requirements for a specific screen media project;  
  3. Generate sample contracts required for a specific screen media project; and  
  4. Anticipate and resolve the legal and business requirements for a specific screen media project.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Essay Analysis of legal issues in a screen media project (1000 words) 20%
Portfolio A portfolio of legal and business documents (1300 words) 40%
Report Report on legal and business requirements for a specific screen media project (1300 words) 40%

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