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Bachelor of Audio Production

Year 1

  • Huber, D.M., Runstein, R.E.,  2010, Modern Recording Techniques, 7th Ed., Amsterdam, Focal Press.
  • Forney, K., Machlis, J., 2007, The Enjoyment of Music, 10th Ed., New York: WW Norton & Co.
  • Owsinski, B., 2006, The Mixing Engineer's Handbook, Boston : Thomson Course Technology
  • Owsinski, B., 2009, The Recording Engineer’s Handbook, 2nd Ed, Boston :Thomson Course Technology.

Year 2

  • Creswell, J.W, 2009, Research design: qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches, Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications
  • Owsinski, B., 2008, The Audio Mastering Handbook, Boston: Thomson Course Technology.
  • Stutely, R., 2007, The Definitive Business Plan: The Fast Track to Intelligent Business Planning for Executives and Entrepreneurs, 2nd Ed., New York: Financial Times Prentice Hall.
  • Wyatt, H. Amyes, T., 2005, Audio Post Production for Television and Film, 3rd Ed., Focal Press.

Bachelor of Film Production

Year 1

  • Ascher, S., Pincus, E., 2008, The Filmmaker's Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for the Digital Age, Plume.
  • Bordwell, D., and Thompson, K., 2010, Film Art: an Introduction, 9th Ed., New York, McGraw Hill.
  • Walter, R., 1988, Screenwriting: The Art, Craft and Business of Film and Television Writing, Plume.
  • Weynand, D., 2009, Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro 7, Peachpit Press.

Year 2

  • Creswell, J.W, 2009, Research design: qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches, Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications
  • Rabiger, M., 2008, Directing: Film Techniques and Aesthetics, 4th Ed., Focal Press.
  • Stutely, R., 2007, The Definitive Business Plan: The Fast Track to Intelligent Business Planning for Executives and Entrepreneurs, 2nd Ed., New York: Financial Times Prentice Hall.
  • Wyatt, H. Amyes, T., 2005, Audio Post Production for Television and Film, 3rd Ed., Focal Press.

Trimester 1

BAP180/BFP180 Introduction to Audio Technology

Core Text

  • Huber, D.M., Runstein, R.E., 2005, Modern Recording Techniques, 6th Edition, Focal Press.

Readings

11.1 BAP: BFP180 Reading 1

  • Huber, D.M., Runstein, R.E., 2005, Modern Recording Techniques, 6th Edition, Focal Press. pp. 1-31.
  • Owsinski, B., 2005, The Recording Engineer’s Handbook, ArtistPro. pp. 71-77.

11.2 BAP: BFP180 Reading 2

  • Huber, D.M., Runstein, R.E., 2005, Modern Recording Techniques, 6th Edition, Focal Press. pp. 151-173, pp. 401-438, pp. 579-601.
  • Owsinski, B., 2005, The Recording Engineer’s Handbook, ArtistPro. pp. 16-20.
  • Sound on Sound, SOS Publications, “Anatomy of a Mixer” [Online] Available from: http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/1997_articles/apr97/mixeranatomy.html [Accessed: 03.07.2007]

11.3 BAP: BFP180 Reading 3

BAP100 Principles of Sound and Sound Production

Core Texts

  • Huber, D.M., Runstein, R.E. 2005, Modern Recording Techniques Sixth Edition, Focal Press.
  • Moulton, D., 2003, Total Recording, KIQ Productions

Readings

1.1 BAP100 Reading 1

  • Huber, D.M., Runstein, R.E. 2005, Modern Recording Techniques Sixth Edition, Focal Press. Chapter 2 (p. 33-56)

1.2 BAP100 Reading 2

  • Huber, D.M., Runstein, R.E. 2005, Modern Recording Techniques Sixth Edition, Focal Press. Chapter 4 (p. 115-143).

1.3 BAP100 Reading 3

  • Huber, D.M., Runstein, R.E. 2005, Modern Recording Techniques Sixth Edition, Focal Press. Chapter 2 (p. 56-66).

BCM100 Communications and Computer Technologies

Core Text

  • Cunningham, S, Turner, G, 2002, The Media & Communications in Australia, Sydney, Allen and Unwin

Readings

1.4 BCM100 Reading 1

1.5 BCM100 Reading 2

1.6 BCM100 Reading 3

  • Griffin, E. & Park, E.J. 2008, Media Ecology of Marshall McLuhan, A First Look at Communication Theory [online] Available from: http://www.afirstlook.com/main.cfm Accessed: 3.07.2008]

BCM110 Introduction to Digital Imaging

Core Text

  • Grau, O., 2004, Virtual Art: From Illusion to Immersion, Leonardo Books, MIT Press.

Readings

11.1BCM110 Reading 1

11.2BCM110 Reading 2

  • Grau, O., 2004, “Introduction”, Virtual Art: From Illusion to Immersion, Leonardo Books, The MIT Press, pp. 2-23.

11.3 BCM110 Reading 3

BFP100 Introduction to Film Production

Core Text

  • Ascher, S., Pincus, E., 2007, The Filmmaker's Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for the Digital Age, Plume

Readings


1.7 BFP100 Reading 1

  • Chapter 6 “The Video Camcorder” and Chapter 7 “The Video Image” and chapter 8 “Shooting” from the “”The Filmmakers Handbook”

1.8 BFP100 Reading 2

  • Chapters 1-4 “Screenwriting-The Art Craft and Business of Film and Television Writing”

BFP110 Introduction to Film Post-Production

Core Text

  • Ascher, S., Pincus, E., 2007, The Filmmaker's Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for the Digital Age, Plume

Readings

1.9 BFP110 Reading 1

  • Chapters 1 to 4. Murch, 2001, In The Blink Of An Eye

1.10BFP110 Reading 2

  • Chapter 14 Ascher, et al

1.11 BFP110 Reading 3

  • Chapter 16 Ascher, et al

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Trimester 2

BAP110 Applied Music Theory

Core Text

  • Brimhall, J 1985, Complete Theory Notebook, Charles Hansen Educational Music & Books, Inc.

Readings

11.1 BAP110 Reading 1

11.2 BAP110 Reading 2

  • Mugglin, S. 2000, Music Theory for Songwriters, Part Two - I, IV, and V chords, Keys, Chords in D [online], http://members.aol.com/chordmaps/ [Accessed: 01.07.2008]
  • Mugglin, S. 2000, Music Theory for Songwriters, Part Three - ii, iii, and vi chords, The Simple Map [online], http://members.aol.com/chordmaps/ [Accessed: 01.07.2008]

11.3 BAP110 Reading 3

BAP120 Signal Processing and Aural Perception

Core Text

  • Huber, D.M., Runstein, R.E. 2005, Modern Recording Techniques Sixth Edition, Focal Press.

Readings

11.1 BAP120 Reading 1

  • Huber, D.M., Runstein, R.E. 2005, Modern Recording Techniques Sixth Edition, Focal Press Page 439-454
  • Owsinski, B., 1999, The Mixing Engineer's Handbook, ArtistPro Pages 25-34.

11.2 BAP120 Reading 2

  • Huber, D.M., Runstein, R.E. 2005, Modern Recording Techniques Sixth Edition, Focal Press Page 455-469
  • Owsinski, B., 1999, The Mixing Engineer's Handbook, ArtistPro Pages 47-57.

11.3 BAP120 Reading 3

  • Huber, D.M., Runstein, R.E. 2005, Modern Recording Techniques Sixth Edition, Focal Press Page 469-483
  • Owsinski, B., 1999, The Mixing Engineer's Handbook, ArtistPro Pages 35-46.

BAP130 Digital Audio Production

Core Text

  • Huber, D.M., Runstein, R.E. 2005, Modern Recording Techniques Sixth Edition, Focal Press.

Readings

11.1 BAP130 Reading 1

  • SAE Handout Slingerland, P.J., 2006, “O2R How-To”.

11.2 BAP130 Reading 2

  • Huber, B. et al, 2005, “Modern Recording Techniques (Sixth Edition)”, Focal Press. Chapter 6, (p.215 – 225)

BCM130 Web Technologies

Core Text

  • Dabbs, A., 2002, Interface Design: Effective Design of Graphical User Interfaces for the Web and Multimedia Pages, Watson-Guptill Publications.

Readings

1.12 BCM130 Reading 1

1.13 BCM130 Reading 2

1.14 BCM130 Reading 3

  • Waters, J. 2003, The Real Business of Web Design, Allworth Press, New York.

BFP130 Music Video Production

Core Text

  • Ascher, Steven & Pincus, Edward, 2007. The Filmmaker's Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for the Digital Age, Penguin Group USA

Readings

11.1 BFP130 Reading 1

  • Chapter 1 “Money for Nothing: A History of the Music Video from the Beatles to the White Stripes”, Austerlitz, S.

11.2 BFP130 Reading 2

11.3 BFP130 Reading 3

  • Chapter 1 “Reinventing Music Video: Next-generation Directors, Their Inspiration and Work”, Hanson.

BFP150 Motion Graphics

Core Text

  • Meyer T. & Meyer C. 2008, Creating Motion graphics with After Effects, Focal Press.

Readings

11.1 BFP150 Reading 1

  • Bellantoni, J., and Woolman, M., 1999, Type in Motion: Innovations in Digital Graphics. New York: Rizzoli. Pages 6 – 34.

11.2 BFP150 Reading 2

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Trimester 3

BAP170 / BFP170 Creative Project 1

Core Text

  • Blaxter, L, Hughes, C, Tight, M, 1996, How to Research, Open University Press.

Readings

11.1 BAP/BFP170 Reading 1

  • Project planing / development - Prescribed reading will be determined by the student’s selected area of study.

BAP140 Music Styles 1

Core Texts

  • Machlis, J., 1995, The Enjoyment of Music, 10th Edition, New York: WW Norton & Co.

Readings

11.1 BAP140 Reading 1

  • Part 1 - The Materials of Music (pp. 2-65) from “The Enjoyment of Music”

11.2 BAP140 Reading 2

  • Part 1 to 5 and (some of) 6 - More Materials of Music and Eighteenth Century Classicism (pp. 232-287) from “The Enjoyment of Music”.

BAP150 MIDI and Electronic Music Production

Core Text

  • Lehrman, Paul D., 1993, MIDI for the Professional, Amsco Publications.

Readings

1.15 BAP150 Reading 1

  • page 391 to 445, Apple Inc. “Logic studio instruments and Effects. pdf”

1.16 BAP150 Reading 2

1.17 BAP150 Reading 3

  • Read page 241-247 (ES1), Apple Inc. “Logic Studio Instruments and Effects.pdf”

BAP160 Studio Production

Core Text

  • Huber, D.M., Runstein, R.E. 2005, Modern Recording Techniques Sixth Edition, Focal Press.

Readings

2.4 BAP160 Reading 1

  • Chandler, G.S., Slingerland, P.J., “The SSL SL4000G+” Handout
  • Slingerland, P.J., “The SSL SL4056 How-To Book” Handout
  • Slingerland, P.J., “The SSL SL4000G+ Patchbay” Handout

2.5 BAP160 Reading 2

  • Huber, B. et al, 2005, “Modern Recording Techniques (Sixth Edition)”, Focal Press. Chapter 18 (p.579 - p.602)


2.6 BAP160 Reading 3

  • Owsinski, B, 2006, “Mixing Engineer’s Handbook (Second Edition)”, ArtistPro. Chapter 1 (p.1-6)

BFP120 Visual Effects (VFX)

Core Text

  • Brinkman, R., 1999, The Art and Science of Digital Compositing, Morgan Kaufmann

Reading

11.1 BFP120 Reading 1

  • Brinkmann, R. 1999, The Art and Science of Digital Compositing, Morgan Kaufman Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 (pages 13 – 32)

11.2 BFP120 Reading 2

  • Brinkmann, R. 1999, The Art and Science of Digital Compositing, Morgan Kaufman Chapter 13.

11.3 BFP120 Reading 3

  • Brinkmann, R. 1999, The Art and Science of Digital Compositing, Morgan Kaufman Chapter 7.

BFP140 Film Studies 1

Core Text

Bordwell, D., and Thompson, K., 2004, Film Art: an Introduction, 8th Edition, New York, McGraw Hill.

Readings

12.1 BFP140 Reading 1

  • Form, Style, and Ideology (pg. 419-430) of Chapter 11 “Film Criticism: Critical Analyses”, and Chapter 9 “Film Genres”, Bordwell, et al, “Film Art: An Introduction”.

12.2 BFP140 Reading 2

  • Chapter 4, “The Shot: Mise-en-Scene”, and Chapter 5, “The Shot: Cinematography”, Bordwell, et al, “Film Art: An Introduction”.

BFP160 Adaptations

Core Text

  • Raengo, A., Stam, R., 2005, Literature And Film: A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Film Adaptation, Blackwell Publishing

Readings

11.1 BFP160 Reading 1

  • Raengo, A., Stam, R., 2005, Literature And Film: A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Film Adaptation, Blackwell Publishing. Chapters 1-3

11.2 BFP160 Reading 2

  • Raengo, A., Stam, R., 2005, Literature And Film: A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Film Adaptation, Blackwell Publishing. Chapters 4-8

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Trimester 4

BAP200 Acoustics and Live Sound Production

Core Texts

  • Davis, G., Jones, R. 1989, Sound Reinforcement Handbook, Hal Leonard Corporation.
  • Everest, F. A., 2000, Master Handbook of Acoustics Fourth Edition, McGraw-Hill.

Readings

2.7 BAP200 Reading 1

2.8 BAP200Reading 2

2.9 BAP200Reading 3

BAP210 The Role of Producers

Core Text

  • Massey, H., 2000, Behind the Glass: Top Record Producers Tell How They Craft the Hits, Backbeat Books.

Readings


11.1BAP210 Reading 1

  • “East Coast Producer’s Panel”, from Behind the Glass by Massey (2000). The reading will form the basis of a classroom discussion.


11.2 BAP210 Reading 2

  • “West Coast Producer’s Panel”, from Behind the Glass by Massey (2000). The reading will form the basis of a classroom discussion.

BCM200 Research and Project Models

Core Texts

Note: Prescribed texts and readings for the unit will be determined by the student’s selected area of study for the creative project.

  • Blaxter, L., Hughes, C., Tight, M, 1996, How to Research, Open University Press.
  • Booth, W.C., Colomb, G.G., Williams, J.M., 1995, The Craft of Research, University of Chicago Press.

Readings

2.10 BCM 200 Reading 1

  • Chapter 4 – 7 (inclusive) Booth et al., “The Craft of Research”

2.11 BCM 200 Reading 2

  • Chapter 7 – 11 (inclusive) Booth et al., “The Craft of Research”

2.12 BCM 200 Reading 3

  • Chapters 3, 4, 6 (inclusive) Blaxter et al., “How to Research”

BCM210 Audio Post Production

Core Text

  • Wyatt, H. Amyes, T., 2004, Audio Post Production for Television and Film, 3rd Edition, Focal Press.

Readings

11.1BCM210 Reading 1

  • Chapter 9: Editing, Holman T., 2001, Sound for Film and Television, 2nd Edition, Focal Press.

11.2BCM210 Reading 2

  • Sync & Surround Concepts.pdf, Digidesign, 2006

BFP200 Documentary Production

Core Text

  • Nichols, B., 2001, Introduction to Documentary, Indiana University Press.

Readings

2.13 BFP200 Reading 1

  • Direct Cinema - Class Handout.

2.14 BFP200 Reading 2

  • Anatomy of a documentary. Section 3 – Research and Development, The Documentary Film Makers Handbook Continuum, 2007, G Jolliffe and A Zinne

BFP210 The Role of Producers and Directors

Core Texts

  • Katz, S.D., 1991, Film Directing: Shot by Shot: Visualizing from Concept to Screen, Michael Wiese Productions.
  • Rabiger, M., 2007, Directing: Film Techniques and Aesthetics, 4th Edition, Focal Press.

Readings

11.1 BFP210 Reading 1

  • “The Satchel” Introductory notes to Budgeting.

11.2 BFP210 Reading 2

  • Reading on directing will be provided by the lecturer.

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Trimester 5

BAP220 Music Styles 2

Core Text

  • Forney, K & Machlis, J 2007, The Enjoyment of Music, 10th Edition, W. W. Norton, New York.

Readings

11.1 BAP220 Reading 1

  • The first century of blues: one hundred years of hearing and interpreting the music and the musicians.(ESSAY)(Critical essay). Lawson, R.A. Source:Southern Cultures 13.3 (Fall 2007): p39(23). (7810 words); Document Type:Magazine/Journal; Available from: Expanded academic database

11.2 BAP220 Reading 2

  • Elvis: Rock'n'Roll's reluctant rebel.(Elvis Presley). Author(s):Glen Jeansonne and David Luhrssen.Source:History Today 57.8 (August 2007): p30(8). (3895 words) Document Type:Magazine/Journal Available from: Expanded academic database

11.3 BAP220 Reading 3

  • Cambridge Companion to Rock and Pop; Article 6 - Soul Into Hip-hop

BAP230 Advanced Audio Post Production

Core Text

  • Holman, T., 2001, Sound for Film and Television, Second Edition, Focal Press.

Readings

11.2 BAP230 Reading 1

  • Holman, T., 2001, Sound for Film and Television, Second Edition, Focal Press. Chapter 7: Synchronisation

11.3 BAP230 Reading 2

  • Holman, T., 2001, Sound for Film and Television, Second Edition, Focal Press. Chapter 11: From Print Master to Exhibition

BAP240 Advanced Studio Production

Core Text

  • Huber, D.M., Runstein, R.E. 2005, Modern Recording Techniques Sixth Edition, Focal Press.

Readings

11.1 BAP240 Reading 1

  • Huber, D.M., Runstein, R.E., 2005, Modern Recording Techniques, 6th Edition, Focal Press. Chapter 18, Page 579 – 602.

11.2 BAP240 Reading 2

  • Crich, T. 1995, Assistant’s Engineer Handbook, Black Ink Publishing, Chapter 2, Page 16 – 36.

BCM220 Business and Legal Studies

Core Text

  • Stutely, R., 2002, The Definitive Business Plan: The Fast Track to Intelligent Business Planning for Executives and Entrepreneurs, 2nd Edition, Financial Times Prentice Hall.

Readings

3.1 BCM 220 Reading 1

  • Biz Basics, Summary of the parts and sections in a business plan, http://www.bizplanit.com/vplan/execsum/basics.html

3.2 BCM 220 Reading 2

  • Producer Contracts, Thompson, A., MMF Guide To Professional Music Management, Sanctuary publishing, 2001.
  • Jeffery, T, Film Business, 3rd Edition, A & U, 2006. Chapter 12 - Interactive Digital Media Legal Issues.

BFP220 Film Studies 2

Core Text

  • Meyer T. & Meyer C. 2008, Creating Motion graphics with After Effects, Focal Press.

Readings

11.1 Reading 1

11.2 Reading 2

  • Chapter 12 “Film Art and Film History”, from “Italian Neorealism (1942-1951)” pg. 459-471. Bordwell, D.J., Thompson, K., 2004, Film Art: An Introduction, McGraw-Hill

BFP230 Advanced Film Post Production

Core Text

  • Meyer T. & Meyer C. 2008, Creating Motion graphics with After Effects, Focal Press.

Readings

3.3 BFP230 Reading 1

3.4 BFP230 Reading 2

  • Reisz, K. , Millar, G. , 2007 The Technique of Film Editing 2nd Edition, Focal Press Chapter 3 – Principals of Editing (p.211 – p.272)

BFP240 Television Production

Core Text

  • Rabiger, M., 2007, Directing: Film Techniques and Aesthetics, 4th Edition, Focal Press.

Readings

11.1 BFP240 Reading 1

  • Alternative Scriptwriting-Fourth Edition by Ken Dancyger and Jeff Rush; Read: Chapters 1-3

11.2 BFP240 Reading 2

  • Alternative Scriptwriting-Fourth Edition by Ken Dancyger and Jeff Rush; Read: Chapters 4-6

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Trimester 6

BFP250 Television Commercial (TVC) Production

Core Texts

  • Cunningham, S, Turner, G, The Media & Communications in Australia, Sydney, Allen and Unwin, 2002.
  • Ascher, S and Pincus, E The Filmmakers Handbook Plume, 2007

Reading

11.1 BFP250 Reading 1

  • Chapters “The Film Camera” and “The Lens” from “”The Filmmakers Handbook”

11.2 BFP250 Reading 2

  • Chapters “The Film Image” and The Film Laboratory” from “”The Filmmakers Handbook”

BAP250 Mastering and Media Preparation

Core Text

  • Owsinski, B., 2000, The Mastering Engineer's Handbook, ArtistPro.

Readings

11.4 BAP250 Reading 1

  • Owsinski, B., 2000, The Mastering Engineer's Handbook, ArtistPro. Pages 1-24.
  • Huber, D.M., Runstein, R.E., 2005, Modern Recording Techniques, 6th Edition, Focal Press. Pages 541-552

11.5 BAP250 Reading 2

  • Huber, D.M., Runstein, R.E., 2005, Modern Recording Techniques, 6th Edition, Focal Press. Pages 187-213, 571-576 & 485-489.

11.6 BAP250 Reading 3

  • Huber, D.M., Runstein, R.E., 2005, Modern Recording Techniques, 6th Edition, Focal Press. Pages 553-567, 347-369

BCM230 Marketing and Promotions

Core Text

  • Kotler et al, 2006, Principles in Marketing, 3rd Edition, Pearson Education, Australia.

Readings

3.5 BCM230 Reading 1

3.6 BCM 230 Reading 2

  • Kotler et al, 2006, Principles in Marketing, 3rd Edition, Pearson Education, Australia, Chapter 7 – Market Segmentation, targeting, positioning.

BAP260 / BFP260-Creative Project 2

Core Texts

  • Blaxter, L., Hughes, C., Tight, M., 1996, How to Research, Open University Press.
  • Booth, W.C., Colomb, G.G., Williams, JM, 1995, The Craft of Research, University

Readings

Note: Prescribed texts and readings for the unit will be determined by the student’s selected area of study for the creative project.

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