Creative Industries

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

Lecturer
- João Pedro Freire Fonseca da Luz

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
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.Understand the mechanisms for managing creative indust

Program
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%)
or
Submission of 4 essays on theoretical issues (80%)

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

Method of interaction
1. Expository lessons
2. Literature review
3. Practical coursework
4. Written essays
5. Lectures by invited experts

Software used in class