電影電視與數碼媒體藝術(製作)碩士課程

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  Framework of Study

The programme requires 66 units, i.e., 19 courses (57 units) and 9 units of MFA Thesis Project within three years of study for the entire programme.

The table below is applicable to all thesis forms (film production / scriptwriting /  digital media production).

Semester Courses Units
1st Semester

4 core courses:
CTV 7010      Postgraduate Film Production I   (3 units)
CTV 7400      Explorations in Digital Media   (3 units)
CTV 7360      Idea, Story, Script   (3 units)
CTV 7220      World Cinema: History, Aesthetics and Cultural Issues   (3 units)

12 units
2nd Semester

3 core courses and 1 production elective course

The three required core courses:
CTV 7020      Postgraduate Television Studio Production   (3 units)
CTV 7040      Postgraduate Film Production II   (3 units)
CTV 7100      Postgraduate Script Writing   (3 units)

Taking one production elective course from the following:
CTV 7410      Digital Media Production   (3 units)
CTV 7420      Basic Acting Techniques   (3 units)

12 units
3rd Semester 4 elective courses 12 units
4th Semester 4 elective courses 12 units
5th Semester 3 elective courses
and
CTV 7081      MFA Thesis Project I   (3 units)^
12 units
6th  Semester CTV 7082      MFA Thesis Project II   (6 units)^ 6 units
Total 66 units

^ Students should complete the following prerequisite courses of MFA Thesis Project in the first and second year of study:

Either
a) Thesis delivered as a film production:
        CTV 7140      Postgraduate Documentary Seminar   (3 units); and
        CTV 7150      Postgraduate Dramatic Film/TV Production   (3 units)

OR 
b) Thesis delivered as a work of scriptwriting
        CTV 7110      Advanced Script Writing Workshop   (3 units); and
        And at least one of the following:
        CTV 7130      Comedy: Theory and Practice   (3 units); or
        CTV 7440      Television Drama Writing   (3 units)

OR 
c) Thesis delivered as a work of digital media:
        CTV 7410      Digital Media Production   (3 units); and
        CTV 7430      Visual Effects   (3 units); and
        One Intensive Digital Media Workshop (non-credit bearing) with satisfactory grade

 

  Course List (May 2015)

1. Core Courses 30 units
  CTV 7010      Postgraduate Film Production I 3 units
  CTV 7020      Postgraduate Television Studio Production 3 units
  CTV 7040      Postgraduate Film Production II 3 units
  CTV 7100      Postgraduate Script Writing 3 units
  CTV 7220      World Cinema: History, Aesthetics and Cultural Issues 3 units
  CTV 7360      Idea, Story, Script 3 units
  CTV 7081      MFA Thesis Project I 3 units
  CTV 7082      MFA Thesis Project II 6 units
 

CTV 7400      Explorations in Digital Media

3 units
2. Elective Courses
Remarks: Not all elective courses will be offered in any single academic year, and will be offered based on instructor and facility availability. Course enrolment is limited by quotas.

I. Production Elective Courses
Students must take at least 15 units from the following category, out of which 6 units must be the prerequisite courses (marked with #) for MFA Thesis Project:
36 units
  CTV 7050      Advanced Television Studio Production 3 units
  CTV 7070      Media Management 3 units
  CTV 7110      Advanced Script Writing Workshop # 3 units
  CTV 7120      Creativity Workshop 3 units
  CTV 7130      Comedy: Theory and Practice # 3 units
  CTV 7140      Postgraduate Documentary Seminar #  3 units
  CTV 7150      Postgraduate Dramatic Film / TV Production # 3 units
  CTV 7160      Advanced Documentary Production Workshop 3 units
  CTV 7170      Advanced Dramatic Film/TV Production Workshop 3 units
  CTV 7370      Cinematography for Directors 3 units
  CTV 7380      Dramaturgy and Directing 3 units
  CTV 7410      Digital Media Production # 3 units
  CTV 7420      Basic Acting Techniques 3 units
  CTV 7430      Visual Effects # 3 units
  CTV 7440      Television Drama Writing # 3 units
  CTV 7470      Special Topics - Professional Development 3 units
 
II. Other Elective Courses
Students must take at least 9 units of courses from Group A:
Group A
 
  CTV 7230      Graduate Seminar on Chinese Cinemas 3 units
  CTV 7240      Critical Issues of Film Theory and Criticism 3 units
  CTV 7250      Graduate Seminar on Hong Kong Television 3 units
  CTV 7260      Hong Kong Media and Globalization 3 units
  CTV 7270      Current Issues of Asian Media 3 units
  CTV 7290      Critique of Contemporary Arts 3 units
  CTV 7300      Great Works and Human Condition Seminar 3 units
  CTV 7450      Alternative Cinema 3 units
  CTV 7460      Film and Other Arts 3 units
  CTV 7480      Special Topics - Aesthetics and Appreciation 3 units
  Group B  
  CTV 7310      Independent Study 3 units
 

CTV7330      Internship

3 units

 
III. Electives courses from MA in Communication (MACOMM) and MSocSc in Media Management (MMGT)^
 
  ^Students may only select a maximum of TWO electives at the most from a list of selected courses offered by the MA in Communication and MSocSc in Media Management in their total course of study of the MFA programme.  
    66 units

Notes:

  1. Elective courses from MACOMM and MMGT will not be necessarily offered each year. Quota is limited. Please consult programme office for details.
  2. Students should complete the following prerequisite courses of MFA Thesis Project in the first and second year of study:

Either
a) Thesis delivered as a film production:
        CTV 7140      Postgraduate Documentary Seminar   (3 units); and
        CTV 7150      Postgraduate Dramatic Film/TV Production   (3 units)

OR 
b) Thesis delivered as a work of scriptwriting
        CTV 7110      Advanced Script Writing Workshop   (3 units); and
        And at least one of the following:
        CTV 7130      Comedy: Theory and Practice   (3 units); or
        CTV 7440      Television Drama Writing   (3 units)

OR 
c) Thesis delivered as a work of digital media:
        CTV 7410      Digital Media Production   (3 units); and
        CTV 7430      Visual Effects   (3 units); and
        One Intensive Digital Media Workshop (non-credit bearing) with satisfactory grade