Creative Industries


Documentary Film Studies, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho n.º 13021/2015

5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP + 3,0 OT


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A.Understand the origin and evolution of the concept of culture industry
B.Identify the elements that characterise the creative industries sector
C.Become familiar with the sources for quantitative data for the creative industries sector
D.Creative industries management tools

1. Origins of the period of massification
2. Theoretical approaches to the phenomenon of mass culture
3. Evolution of the concept of culture industry
4. Characterisation of the creative industries sector
5. Relationship between territory and creative industries
6. Cultural project management

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment:
Assiduity (10%)
Class participation (10%)
Video production + report (80%)
4 essays on theoretical issues (80%)

- Adorno, T. (1991). The Culture Industry. New York: Routledge
- , . e Melo, A. (1994). Arte e Dinheiro. Lisboa: Assírio & Alvim
- Benjamin, W. (2006). A Modernidade. Lisboa: Assírio & Alvim

Method of interaction
1. Lectures
2. Literature review
3. Practical coursework
4. Written essays
5. Lectures by guest speakers

Software used in class