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Learn Music, Film & Television the smart way with Music, Film & Television courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Screenwriting Course: From Concept to Feature Film Script

Film. Focus on cinema. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. For anyone contemplating a career in screenwriting or filmmaking, or for those simply interested in a greater appreciation of how films are put together, this course is a must. You will learn how to write a screenplay, about the fundamentals of writing for a particular market, and the writer’s relationship with the director and producer. You’ll also learn how to... [More]
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Music Appreciation Course: A Beginner's Guide to Classical Music

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. Appreciate and learn about music the smart way with Music courses at the University of Sydney. Aims Interested in classical music but don’t know how to start? Been listening for a while but need some guidance? This course provides a framework for understanding classical music, examining the major periods of music history, the music of the great composers, and the main classical genres. Each week we will listen to some works and examine their... [More]
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Movies Now Course: Your Movie Club

Film. Focus on cinema. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. This unique and popular movie appreciation course is like having your own private movie club. In its 11th year, Movies Now offers participants ‘private movie premieres’ prior to their commercial release with each featured movie specially selected by the presenter and popular film critic, Andrew L Urban. The featured movies and their titles remain a secret until... [More]
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$244 Limited inc GST
Movies Now Course: Your Movie Club

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Film”}</p><p>This unique and popular movie appreciation course is like having your own private movie club. In its 11th year, Movies Now offers participants ‘private

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Music in Paris Course: 1821-1836

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. Appreciate and learn about music the smart way with Music courses at the University of Sydney. Music in Paris marks the beginning of a new series of courses on French music in the nineteenth century and continues an in-depth study of classical music which began with the previous course, 'Music in Beethoven’s Time'. By changing the focus of the study from Vienna to Paris, and by changing our featured composers from Beethoven to Berlioz and Meyerbeer,... [More]
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$208 Limited inc GST
Music in Paris Course: 1821-1836

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$208 Limited inc GST
Music in Paris Course: 1821-1836

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>Music in Paris marks the beginning of a new series of courses on French music in the nineteenth century and continues an in-depth study of classical

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$208 Limited inc GST
Music in Paris Course: 1821-1836

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>Music in Paris marks the beginning of a new series of courses on French music in the nineteenth century and continues an in-depth study of classical

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A History of World Cinema Course with David Stratton

Film. Focus on cinema. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. David Stratton David Stratton was the director of the Sydney Film Festival from 1966-1983. He contributes film reviews to The Australian, and is the author of two books on Australian cinema: The Last New Wave and The Avocado Plantation. From 1981-2004 he presented films on SBS Television and was, with Margaret Pomeranz, co-host of The Movie Show from 1986-2004.... [More]
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$325 Limited inc GST
A History of World Cinema Course with David Stratton

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This unique program on cinema history continues with a close look at the post-war period as reflected by cinema around the world. This class covers the period 1960-1961.

Documentary Course: Introduction to Producing and Directing

Film. Focus on cinema. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. Before making a great documentary journalists and filmmakers need to grasp the basics. Documentary producing and directing requires a nuanced sense of the rights and obligations of a filmmaker and how to get the most out of pre-production and shoot to maximise the creative outcomes for a film. Participants in this documentary course for producing and directing... [More]
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$585 Limited GST free
Documentary Course: Introduction to Producing and Directing

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Film”}</p><p>Before making a great documentary journalists and filmmakers need to grasp the basics. Documentary producing and directing requires a nuanced sense of the

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Exploring Music Course: The Baroque Period

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. Appreciate and learn about music the smart way with Music courses at the University of Sydney. The Brandenburg Concertos, Messiah, and the Four Seasons: the Baroque period has given us some of the most dramatic and beautiful compositions of music history. This study day unravels the rich complexity of Baroque music, providing insight into the works of Bach, Handel and Vivaldi and their contemporaries, in their social and historical context. Learn... [More]
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$132 Limited inc GST
Exploring Music Course: The Baroque Period

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p><em>The Brandenburg Concertos</em>, <em>Messiah</em>, and the <em>Four Seasons</em>: the Baroque period has given us some of the most dramatic and

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David Stratton Film Course: The Films of Gregory Peck

Film. Focus on cinema. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. David Stratton David Stratton was the director of the Sydney Film Festival from 1966-1983. He contributes film reviews to The Australian, and is the author of two books on Australian cinema: The Last New Wave and The Avocado Plantation. From 1981-2004 he presented films on SBS Television and was, with Margaret Pomeranz, co-host of The Movie Show from 1986-2004.... [More]
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$174 Limited inc GST
David Stratton Film Course: The Films of Gregory Peck

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Music Appreciation Course: A Brief History of Music

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. Appreciate and learn about music the smart way with Music courses at the University of Sydney. How do the great composers fit into history? How are they influenced by their times, and how do they influence those who come afterwards? This music appreciation course explores the history of Western music, from medieval times to the 21st century, by linking musical examples to the arts and society of their times. Whether you are a long-term listener or a... [More]
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$247 Limited inc GST
Music Appreciation Course: A Brief History of Music

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>How do the great composers fit into history? How are they influenced by their times, and how do they influence those who come afterwards? This music

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Exploring Music Course: The Classical Period

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. Appreciate and learn about music the smart way with Music courses at the University of Sydney. 18th century composers believed that music should be understood and appreciated by all, regardless of class or education. It’s little wonder then that the music of this period, composed by such greats as Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, is so popular. This day examines the music of the classical period, its structures and forms, its historical and social... [More]
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$132 Limited inc GST
Exploring Music Course: The Classical Period

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>18th century composers believed that music should be understood and appreciated by all, regardless of class or education. It’s little wonder then that

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