Module Title:   Cultural Entrepreneurship 1

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   EM-0107D

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 4

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Film & Media

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Informatics (EIMC)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Patrick Allen

Additional Tutor(s):   TBA

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

Aims:
To introduce students to the processes and relationships needed to make art work and to get that artwork funded. To introduce students to the practicalities of working in the cultural industries; and to models of professional practice. To provide a foundation for work in Cultural Entrepreneurship 2.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Information and case studies will be presented in the lectures, discussion and analysis in the seminars/tutorials. Preparation for the assessment will be delivered in workshops. Assessment will consist of a simulation of real world funding application to develop appropriate entrepreneurial skills. Students required to take supplementary assessment to repair deficiencies in the original submission.

Lectures:   12.00          Directed Study:   176.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   12.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   200.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

demonstrate a working knowledge of professional practices in the cultural industries and an understanding of the financial, legal and political frameworks and contexts within which an artist works.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

apply knowledge of professional practices, frameworks and contexts to the production of written project proposals, grant applications, permissions, contracts, audits and other relevant material to facilitate and support the production and distribution of cultural products.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

use spoken and written communication skills to present relevant material to facilitate and support the production and distribution of cultural products.

  Coursework   50%
 
  Dummy project proposal with portfolio of supporting material
  Coursework   50%
 
  Dummy grant/funding application with portfolio of supporting material

Outline Syllabus:
An introduction to the cultural industries, arts funding and support organisations, the role of the producer and its relationship to the process of creating art and to an artistic director, programming, budgeting, grant application procedures, resourcing strategies, translation (how you talk about your work), permissions and copyright, health and safety, public liability, basic contract law, clients and audiences, artist survival strategies, guerrilla tactics.

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