School of Law

SOLM086 The Law of Film (Sem 1)

Module Description

This module introduces students to skills in reading film and intellectual property critically and analytically. Students will undertake interdisciplinary evaluation of film protection and commercialisation using film theory, fan and cultural studies, and intellectual property. Studying key jurisdictions and markets, topics include history of film and its protection, film theory and intellectual property, film theory and creative practice, authorship and film practice, audience and reception, sound and intellectual property, adaptation and genre.

Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in Intellectual Property Law
  • LLM in Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law

Mode of Assessment

3,000-4,000 word essay

Credits

15 Credits