JRN314 - Longform and Feature Content

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Last revision date Dec 17, 2018 1:12:56 PM
Last review date Dec 17, 2018 1:12:56 PM

Subject Title
Longform and Feature Content

Subject Description
Students develop their storytelling skills with the production of documentary, feature and long-form content. They are taught how to work in a documentary unit. Focusing on one special topic, they collaborate on television and podcasts/radio documentaries that are posted on a fully developed multimedia website. Students use research, data visualization and digital research packs from JRN370 to fully investigate and present the issue.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Select stories best suited to longer form storytelling
  2. Prepare a production plan
  3. Conduct professional journalistic interviews for clips
  4. Write and editing script
  5. Produce a rough cut
  6. Incorporate vetting notes into the final cut
  7. Produce a documentary, feature and long-form content

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