| Unit Description
Taking as its starting point the prevalence of diverse media in everyday life, this unit focuses mainly on screen media. It explores the creative language of film and television and introduces a range of terms for studying genres and the art of storytelling in audio-visual media. Case studies may include the art of short film, feature film and documentary, and the changing content and ways of watching television. The unit provides a foundation of methods and skills for researching and studying screen media in varied forms and contexts.