Screens mediate interpersonal relationships, they shape our understanding of national identities and provide a means of border crossing. The Screen Studies major focuses on transmedia and multimodal storytelling and provides students with the tools to analyse how screens of all types shape our daily lives. The major prompts students to explore transnational understandings of cinematic, televisual and new media textual productions. This will include analysis of the relationship between cultural, gendered, linguistic and national identities in the context of globalisation. Students will examine the interplay between traditional screen media and emerging digital platforms.
Screen studies provides you with a range of portable vocational skills. Graduates have found places in film institutions such as the Australian Film Commission and the National Film and Sound Archive. Graduates have also found employment in film and media outlets, teaching film in schools, and filmmaking itself.