Practical filmmaking is increasingly an in-demand skill for heritage academics and professionals. Short films can be used effectively to present new exhibitions, research projects, scientific papers, archaeological excavations, fund-raising, and live events, among many other applications. Short films can be presented in a variety of venues, including through social media networks, at museums, and in the classroom. In this skills module we will introduce the critical literature around heritage and archaeological filmmaking, build meaningful narratives through visual media, learn basic filmmaking techniques, and create a short film to show at an exhibition at the end of the course.
This module will introduce students to the basic principles of filmmaking for archaeology and heritage.
By engaging with heritage filmmaking, students will:
By the end of the module the students will be able to: