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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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Screenwriting Course: From Concept to Feature Film Script

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Film”}</p><p>For anyone contemplating a career in screenwriting or filmmaking, or for those simply interested in a greater appreciation of how films are put together,

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Exploring Music Course: The Romantic Period

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. Appreciate and learn about music the smart way with Music courses at the University of Sydney. “Who can do anything after Beethoven?” Composers in nineteenth century Europe had a daunting predecessor, but the music they wrote is some of the most beautiful and dramatic of all classical music. Examining the music of the Romantic period in its historical and social context, we look at the works of composers such as Beethoven, Schumann, Schubert, Liszt,... [More]
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Exploring Music Course: The Romantic Period

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>“Who can do anything after Beethoven?” Composers in nineteenth century Europe had a daunting predecessor, but the music they wrote is some of the most

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Music Appreciation Course: Eight Great Composers

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. Appreciate and learn about music the smart way with Music courses at the University of Sydney. This music course aims to enhance your understanding and appreciation of classical music, by introducing you to the lives and music of some of the greatest composers of all time. Classical music can be a source of great enjoyment and life enrichment. You can enhance your listening and gain a deeper appreciation by understanding the great composers, who... [More]
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Music Appreciation Course: Eight Great Composers

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>This music course aims to enhance your understanding and appreciation of classical music, by introducing you to the lives and music of some of the

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Russian Music History Course

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. Appreciate and learn about music the smart way with Music courses at the University of Sydney. This course covers the development of music in Russia from the late 18th century to the demise of the Soviet period (1990). Unlike European nations, which can date the development of art-music to the Renaissance, political, social and religious aspects of historical Russia curtailed the establishment of an autochthonous tradition until the early 1800s.... [More]
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Russian Music History Course

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>This course covers the development of music in Russia from the late 18th century to the demise of the Soviet period (1990). Unlike European nations,

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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 by filmmakers requires a nuanced sense of their rights and obligations. How best to get the most out of pre-production and shoot in order to maximise the creative outcomes for a film. Participants in this documentary course – an introduction... [More]
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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 by filmmakers requires a

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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 by filmmakers requires a

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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. This film course led by David Stratton will focus on the life of Gregory Peck. As an actor who radiated wholesome decency, yet when called upon to display darker, more troubled characteristics, Gregory Peck effortlessly rose to the occasion. As a result, he was as much at home playing everyone’s idea of a wonderful father (The Yearling, To Kill a Mockingbird) as... [More]
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David Stratton Film Course: The Films of Gregory Peck

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Film”}</p><p>This film course led by David Stratton will focus on the life of Gregory Peck. As an actor who radiated wholesome decency, yet when called upon to display

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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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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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Exploring Music Course: Understanding the Concerto

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. Appreciate and learn about music the smart way with Music courses at the University of Sydney. What is a concerto? Since the 17th century, the concerto has been one of the most popular genres of classical music, combining the virtuosity of a soloist with the glorious power of an orchestra. Learning more about concertos can enrich and deepen your enjoyment of some very exciting and beautiful music. This music course aims to enhance your understanding... [More]
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Exploring Music Course: Understanding the Concerto

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>What is a concerto? Since the 17th century, the concerto has been one of the most popular genres of classical music, combining the virtuosity of a

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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’s History of World Cinema course explores in great detail the development and trends of world cinema in chronological order. This unique ten-year series on the history of world cinema, is a rare opportunity to participate in this very personal but immensely informative survey of international cinema from its origins. Two courses from the 10-year... [More]
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A History of World Cinema Course with David Stratton

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Film”}</p><p>David Stratton’s History of World Cinema course explores in great detail the development and trends of world cinema in chronological order. This unique

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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 course covers the period 1960-1961.

Music of North America Course

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. Appreciate and learn about music the smart way with Music courses at the University of Sydney. Being a ‘new’ nation with some similarities to Australia, North Americans sought to define their identity through the establishment of musical traditions. This course covers the development of American music from the 1830s to recent times, and touches on the development of Jazz, musicals on Broadway, and music for Film. Beginning with Stephen Collins... [More]
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Music of North America Course

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>Being a ‘new’ nation with some similarities to Australia, North Americans sought to define their identity through the establishment of musical traditions

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