BCOMM (Hons) – Film Major

  Curriculum Structure

Programme in the 4-year curriculum requires 128 units for graduation, which is distributed into three key components, Major, Free Electives, General Education as follows:

Major 60 units
Free Electives 30 units
General Education 38 units
Graduation Requirement: 128 units

  Course List

I. School Core Courses 12 units
FILM 2017        Introduction to Moving Image & Sound 3 units
JOUR 2045      Introduction to Journalism 3 units
PRAD 2017       Introduction to Communication: A PRA & ORGC Perspective 3 units
Choose one from the following six courses:
FILM 2025         Visual Communication 3 units
FILM 2026         Developing Creativity 3 units
JOUR 3097       Current Hong Kong Issues for Communicators 3 units
JOUR 3115         Media Management 3 units
ORGC 2016       Culture, Society & the Media 3 units
PRAD 2025        Communication, Technology, & Change 3 units

 

II. Major Core Courses 12 units
FILM 2006        Introduction to Production 3 units
FILM 2008-9    Practicum I 0 units
FILM 2045        Art History 3 units
FILM 2047        Storytelling 3 units
FILM 3008-9    Practicum II 0 units
FILM 4047        Theory & Criticism 3 units

 

III. Concentration Required Courses 33 units
Animation and Media Arts Concentration  
FILM 2035        Fundamentals of Computer Graphics 3 units
FILM 2037         Fundamentals of Media Arts 3 units
FILM 2056         Drawing 3 units
FILM 3055         3D Modeling, Texture & Rendering 3 units
FILM 3087         Understanding Animation 3 units
FILM 3095         Animation Workshop I: Principles, Aesthetics, & Production 3 units
FILM 4036         Animation Workshop II: Body Mechanics 3 units
Choose two from the following five courses:
FILM 3045        Creative Arts & Visual Strategy 3 units
FILM 3057        Character Animation 3 units
FILM 3106        Sound Design for Animation 3 units
FILM 4056        Character Design & Storyboarding 3 units
FILM 4057        Interactive Graphics 3 units
Honours Project
FILM 4868-9    Honours Project in Animation & Media Arts

6 units
   
Film and Television Concentration  
FILM 2005        Film History 3 units
FILM 2015         Script Writing 3 units
FILM 2055         Production Workshop I 3 units
FILM 3027         Television Studio Production 3 units
FILM 3096         Production Workshop II 3 units
FILM 4055         Television & New Media 3 units
Choose one from the following four courses:
FILM 3035        History & Aesthetics of Chinese Cinema 3 units
FILM 3047        Hollywood Cinema 3 units
FILM 4026        East Asian Cinemas: History & Current Issues 3 units
FILM 4037        Studies in French Cinema 3 units
Choose two from the following five courses:
FILM 3006       Sound Recording & Mixing 3 units
FILM 3016        Non-fiction Video Production 3 units
FILM 4007        Advanced Script Writing 3 units
FILM 4015        Film & Television Directing 3 units
FILM 4046        Advanced Cinematography 3 units
Honours Project
FILM 4878-9    Honours Project in Film & Television

6 units

 

IV. Major Elective Courses 3 units
FILM 2007        Principles of Photo-imaging 3 units
FILM 2035        Fundamentals of Computer Graphics 3 units
FILM 2037        Fundamentals of Media Arts 3 units
FILM 3006       Sound Recording & Mixing 3 units
FILM 3016        Non-fiction Video Production 3 units
FILM 3025        Digital Aesthetics & Practices 3 units
FILM 3026        Documentary Photography 3 units
FILM 3035        History & Aesthetics of Chinese Cinema 3 units
FILM 3045        Creative Arts & Visual Strategy 3 units
FILM 3047        Hollywood Cinema 3 units
FILM 3057        Character Animation 3 units
FILM 3066        Television Programming & Concepts 3 units
FILM 3067        Creative Media Management 3 units
FILM 3076        Fundamentals of Acting 3 units
FILM 3077        Documentary Film 3 units
FILM 3085        Film Music & Sound Design 3 units
FILM 3086        Independent Cinema 3 units
FILM 3087        Understanding Animation 3 units
FILM 3097         Hong Kong Cinema 3 units
FILM 3105         Alternative Animation 3 units
FILM3106          Sound Design For Animation 3 units
FILM 4006        Advanced Experimental Image Processing 3 units
FILM 4007        Advanced Script Writing 3 units
FILM 4015         Film & Television Directing 3 units
FILM 4016         Internship 0 units
FILM 4017         Motion Graphic Design 3 units
FILM 4026         East Asian Cinemas: History & Current Issues 3 units
FILM 4027         Special Topics in Film 3 units
FILM 4035         Production Management 3 units
FILM 4037         Studies in French Cinema 3 units
FILM 4045         Studies in German Cinema 3 units
FILM 4046         Advanced Cinematography 3 units
FILM 4056         Character Design & Storyboarding 3 units
FILM 4057         Interactive Graphics 3 units
FILM 4065         Art Direction & Production Design 3 units
FILM 4066         Visual Effects Workshop 3 units
FILM 4067         Game & Design 3 units

 

V.  Free Electives 30 units

 

VI. General Education 38 units

 

Graduation Requirement: 128 units