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MMS8001 Advanced Media Industry Business Skills

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in Program: MSTA


This course teaches business skills specifically for the Media industry. Copyright, media law and ethics, contracts, investment, employment regulations as stipulated by the MEAA, accountancy for media projects and business practices explicitly for the Media Industry, are explained. Additionally, students are taught how to identify and apply for grants from Screen Australia and the State Government funding agencies (eg, Screen Queensland), budget a large scale media production and understand the application process for the Australian Tax Office Tax Offset for feature film, documentary and television production including QAPE. International co-productions, International festivals, Domestic and International broadcasters and dealing with ancillary businesses, such as marketing and P and A, are also explored. Enrolment is restricted to Masters students

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2011 On-campus Springfield