Subjects for seminar


  • Homages found in Edgar Wright’s work. e.g.  red, blue, then green Cornetto wrappers Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Three Colours trilogy.)
  • Leni Riefenstahl’s works
  • Buster Keaton and his legacy
  • Annie Liebowitz, Cecil Beaton, Frank Capa
  • Transgender characters in film/ video.
  • Colour palettes
  • Different types of shots



Edgar Wright/Homages

The Movies That Have Influenced Edgar Wright Films

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Interactive Scripts

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Essay task

Write a 2500 word essay on an aspect of contemporary media practice, based on your research. Submission before 12 noon on Monday 16th May 2016 to the HE Faculty Office on the first floor of the university building, make sure you get a receipt. This assignment constitutes 50% of the module marks.


Critically analyse a minimum of two examples of contemporary media practice in relation to the themes raised by your chosen research area.

Ensure that you form a coherent argument that is explored throughout the essay and that your ideas are substantiated and supported by others’ work and it is fully referenced using the Harvard referencing system. The essay should also contain relevant illustrations.

You will be assessed in the following criteria: Criteria Mark
1. Understand a range of concepts, values, issues and

debates that inform and influence creative practice




2. Synthesise, interpret and evaluate information from a

number of sources





3. Demonstrate a coherent understanding of the

relationship of theory and practice that informs their

own and others work.















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