MEDIA300

Contemporary Television

Contemporary television has drastically changed how we tell stories. Over the past two decades, the shift in long-form televisual narrative has resulted in an abundance of high-quality TV dramas that challenge cinematic storytelling. This paper reflects on these changes and asks students to evaluate the success of high-end producers such as HBO, Netflix, Amazon and Showtime that have pushed TV beyond its previous boundaries.

Contemporary television has drastically changed how we tell stories. Over the past two decades, the shift in long-form televisual narrative has resulted in an abundance of high-quality TV dramas that challenge cinematic storytelling. This paper reflects on these changes and asks students to evaluate the success of high-end producers such as HBO, Netflix, Amazon and Showtime that have pushed TV beyond its previous boundaries.

Paper Information

Points: 15.0
Internal assessment / examination: 100:0
Restriction(s): SMST215

Trimesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
22A (NET)A Trimester : 7 Mar 2022 - 3 Jul 2022 Online

MEDIA300-22A (HAM) have been cancelled. Please contact the School or Faculty Office for more information.

Cancelled Occurrences

Cancelled Occurrences
22A (HAM)A Trimester : 7 Mar 2022 - 3 Jul 2022 Hamilton
MEDIA300-22A (HAM) is offered in FLEXI mode. For those taking the paper online, please note there are some elements that require students to be online at specified times.

Timetabled Lectures for Contemporary Television (MEDIA300)

There are no timetabled lectures for 2022 occurrences of MEDIA300 in 2022.

NB:There may be other timetabled events for this paper such as tutorials or workshops.
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Indicative Fees for Contemporary Television (MEDIA300)

Occurrence Domestic International
 Tuition Resource 
22A (NET) $802 $3401
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Paper Outlines

The following 2021 paper outlines are available for MEDIA300. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2022 outlines.

Additional Information

Available Subjects:  Screen and Media Studies

Other available years: Contemporary Television - MEDIA300 (2021) , Contemporary Television - MEDIA300 (2020) , Contemporary Television - MEDIA300 (2019)

Paper details current as of : 26 November 2021 8:46am
Indicative fees current as of : 27 November 2021 4:32am

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