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Experience the magic of the movies with our ever-popular film courses. These exclusive film courses are designed for the general public and provide a fantastic insight into the history of world cinema and modern day movies. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with film courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Movies Now Course: Your Movie Club

Film. Focus on cinema. This unique and popular movie appreciation course is like having your own private movie club. In its 14th year, Movies Now offers you ‘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 their screening to ensure that you approach each film on its own merits, uncompromised by outside opinions.... [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 14th year, Movies Now offers you ‘private movie

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A History of World Cinema Course with David Stratton

Film. Focus on cinema. David Stratton’s History of World Cinema course explores in great detail the development and trends of world cinema in chronological order. This unique eleven-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 this eleven-year series will be scheduled every year, each covering a segment of cinematic history across... [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.

David Stratton Film Course: Justice in The Cinema (Part 1)

Film. Focus on cinema. 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. In July 2004, Margaret and David moved to ABC television with their show, At The Movies, which... [More]
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David Stratton Film Course: Alfred Hitchcock - The Last 25 Years

Film. Focus on cinema. 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. In July 2004, Margaret and David moved to ABC television with their show, At The Movies, which... [More]
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Sydney Film Course: The Coming of Age Film

Film. Focus on cinema. Join this film course for movie buffs and enjoy a selection of coming-of-age films followed by panel discussions. The films in this two-day program showcase works of some of the greatest film auteurs, each examining the ways that adolescents and young adults – and their formative experiences – can be depicted and understood. These films pose questions about such things as friendship, belonging, familial identity, moral rectitude, sexual awakening, and... [More]
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Screenwriting Course: From Concept to Feature Film Script

Film. Focus on cinema. 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 structure a screenplay, create captivating film characters and use dramatic strategies... [More]
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Film School: Movie Production Course

Film. Focus on cinema. It starts with an idea, and before too long you’re standing at the back of a theatre watching an audience cry, laugh, or hide their eyes at something YOU made. It’s magic. This filmmaking course will explain what’s ‘behind the curtain’. How movies are put together. You will learn about great movie ideas, their development, the process of hiring actors and crew, filming, post-production, legals, promotion, and sales and distribution. Aims This course is aimed... [More]
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David Stratton Film Course: The Films of James Stewart

Film. Focus on cinema. 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. In July 2004, Margaret and David moved to ABC television with their show, At The Movies, which... [More]
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David Stratton Film Course: The Films of Gregory Peck

Film. Focus on cinema. 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. In July 2004, Margaret and David moved to ABC television with their show, At The Movies, which... [More]
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Philosophy and Film Course: The Philosophy in 'Inception'

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. Join us as we explore the philosophy behind Christopher Nolan’s film Inception. This philosophy course considers the theoretical presuppositions inherent in the film and the key themes of dreams as alternate states to reality, knowledge (how do you know?), and scepticism (do we know anything?). Finally, we will consider the film’s final ‘cliff-hanger’ scene in which many of us want to know, did the top... [More]
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