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Develop a business plan for setting up and operating a new (start up) company in the digital media (entertainment) industry. The purpose of the business plan (BP) is to provide a descriptive outline of the business strategies and the operational aspects of the business. The BP should be written for the purpose of seeking financing, either from a bank or a prospective investor; therefore you will need to illustrate that you have a sound proposition for investment and clearly outline the conditions under which the financing is being sought.

The business plan must effectively communicate the key strategic business concepts that have been developed. Consider the use of innovative and creative business solutions that effectively meet the requirements for your target market.

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RESOURCES:

Business Plan Samples – Enterpreneur.com [Accessed: 12.03.12]

Arts Law.com [Accessed: 12.03.12]

Motivational Speaker – Craig Harper.com [Accessed: 12.03.12]

Intellectual Property Australia – IP Australia.com [Accessed: 12.03.12]

ArtsLaw.com.au [Accessed: 14.03.12]

How To Write A Business Plan in Ten Easy Steps – BizPlanIt.com [Accessed: 14.03.12]

Ten Rules for Writing a Powerful Executive Summary – BizPlanIt.com [Accessed: 14.03.12]

Five Signs Your Business Plan Will Come Up Short With Investors [Accessed: 14.03.12]

Template for Writing a Music Business Plan [Accessed: 22.03.12]

Creating a Business Plan (Recording) [Accessed: 22.03.12]

How To Write A Music Business Plan – Music Think Tank.com [Accessed: 25.03.12]

Which Legal Form is Best for Your Business? – Inc.com [Accessed: 25.03.12]

BAP205.1 ACOUSTICS REPORT

BAP205.2 CASE STUDY 1

BAP205.3 CASE STUDY 2

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JOURNALS

The Influence of Metre, Mode, Interval Type, and Contour in Repeated Melodic Free-Recall [Accessed: 07.01.12]

The Effect of Implied Harmony, Contour and Musical Expertise on Judgments of Similarity of Familiar Melodies [Accessed: 07.01.12]

The Dynamics of Musical Expectancy [Accessed: 10.01.12]

Rhythm and Pitch in Music Cognition [Accessed: 07.01.12]

WIKI

Tonic [Accessed: 08.01.12]

WEB LINKS

Secrets of Pop Success Revealed, Scientists Claim [Accessed: 08.01.12]

Scoreahit.com [Accessed: 08.01.12]

A written report that provides a descriptive outline of the project must be submitted with the practical work. The report must provide a descriptive overview and an analytical critique of the processes and outcomes of the project.

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Each student is required to submit an individually written report in the form of a diarised logbook. The logbook should contain detailed accounts of the events that took place during the BAP160.2 Practical Assignment. It should commence from the planning stage right up to the finished project. The diary should give an account of the day’s accomplishments, whether or not events occurred according to plan, plus an indication of what could have been improved.

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Select two influential producers. Write a report that provides an analysis of key works that define them as a creative force. Ensure that you provide a descriptive overview of the key elements of each producer’s style. Using a variety of examples, consider how their professional work has contributed to developments within the field.

ELLIOT SCHEINER

SOUNDS:

America – Homecoming (Producer/Engineer/Mix/Surround Mix)

Donald Fagen – Morph The Cat (Mix)

Donald Fagen – The Night Fly (Producer/Engineer/Mix)

Eagles – Hell Freezes Over (Producer/Engineer/Mix)

Eagles – Long Road Out of Eden (Mix)

Queen – A Night at the Opera (Surround Mix)

Steely Dan – Aja (Engineer)

Steely Dan – Gaucho (Engineer/Mix)

Steely Dan – Two Against Nature (Engineer)

Toto – Toto IV (Mix/Surround Mix)

WEB LINKS:

Wikipedia [Accessed: 10.11.11]

Excerpt Interview – The Mixing Engineer’s Handbook [Accessed: 12.11.11]

Discography JD Management.com [Accessed 11.11.11]

Discography Panasonic.com [Accessed 12.11.11]

Mix Online.com [Accessed: 12.11.11]

Guitar Jam Daily Interview Session 1 [Accessed: 12.11.11]

Guitar Jam Daily Interview Session 2 [Accessed: 12.11.11]

Panasonic.com – ELS Surround Sound [Accessed: 19.11.11]

ProQuest.com – Still In The Mix [Accessed: 20.11.11]

ProQuest.com – Q&A with Elliot Scheiner [Accessed: 20.11.11]

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BOOK LIST:

Elliot Scheiner Interview, pp.218-228, Owsinski, B. 2006, The Mixing Engineer’s Handbook, 2nd edition, Thomson Course Technology PTR, Boston.

MISC WEB RESOURCES:

Record Production.com [Accessed: 10.11.11]

Safari Books Online.com – How Does It Sound Now? [Accessed: 19.11.11]

The comparative essay requires students to demonstrate the depth and breadth their sense of historical perspective regarding conditions (E.g. social, cultural, technological and musical) that influenced artists and the works that they produced. In the comparative essay students should demonstrate theoretical knowledge as well as experiential analysis that stems from spending considerable time listening to and analyzing the selected works. Your experiential (listening) awareness should focus on the music’s instrumentation, form, style, and the extent of contrasts evident in dynamics and articulations of sound.

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SMETANA BIOS

Wikipedia – Bedrich Smetana [Accessed: 10.05.11]

The Composers of Bohemia [Accessed: 11.05.11]

Naxos.com – Bedrich Smetana [Accessed: 11.05.11]

Britannica.com – Bedrich Smetana [Accessed: 11.05.11]

Tripod.com – Bedrich Smetana [Accessed: 11.05.11]

MA VLAST – THE MOLDAU (VLATVA)

Wikipedia – Má vlast [Accessed: 10.05.11]

Moldau Score [Accessed: 11.05.11]

Tripod.com – Ma Vlast [Accessed: 11.05.11]

Bedřich Smetana’s “My Country” – A Symphonic Poem to the Nation [Accessed: 22.05.11]

Classical Notes – Vltava (Moldau) [Accessed: 22.05.11]

The Moldau – Study Unit 4 Romantic Music [Accessed: 22.05.11]

MUSICAL NATIONALISM

Wikipedia – Musical Nationalism [Accessed: 11.05.11]

SOCIAL AND POLITICAL NATIONALISM

The Long 19th Century [Accessed: 22.05.11]

ROMANTICISM

The Romantic Era [Accessed: 22.05.11]

VIDEO LINKS

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Select a well known artist, producer/director or a ‘key thinker’ as the subject for the presentation. The person that you choose must have had an identifiable influence on contemporary society and/or the media industry (E.g. Music/Film). In your analysis you need to provide specific examples that illustrate their influence. Students must clearly characterize the individuals “point of view” by making reference to key concepts and theories that have been covered in the unit.

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ALBUM REVIEWS:

In Rainbows Review – Guardian.co.uk [Accessed: 27.12.2010]

In Rainbows Review – EW.com [Accessed: 27.12.2010]

In Rainbows Review – Pitchfork.com [Accesses: 27.12.2010]

In Rainbows Review – Dusted Magazine.com [Accessed: 29.12.2010]

In Rainbows Review – Almost Cool.org [Accessed: 29.12.2010]

RADIOHEAD BIO:

8Notes.com [Accessed 23.01.2011]

All Music.com [Accessed 23.01.2011]

Musician Guide.com [Accessed 23.01.2011]

WEB LINKS:

Radiohead – w.a.s.t.e. central [Accessed: 30.01.2011]

Radiohead – Dead Air Space – Blogsite [Accessed: 20.12.2010]

Pay What You Want For This Article – New York Times [Accessed: 20.12.2010]

David Byrne and Thom Yorke on the Real Value of Music [Accessed: 24.12.2010]

Radiohead: Exclusive Interview – NME.com (Part 1) [Accessed: 25.12.2010]

Radiohead: Exclusive Interview – NME.com (Part 2) [Accessed: 25.12.2010]

Radiohead Says: Pay What You Want – TIME.com [Accessed: 25.12.2010]

Set Yourself Free – Index on Censorship [Accessed: 27.12.2010]

Radiohead News – Yahoo Music [Accessed: 27.12.2010]

Exclusive: Warner Chappell Reveals Radiohead’s ‘In Rainbows’ Pot of Gold [Accessed: 27.12.2010]

Radiohead and In Rainbows – Pushing the boundaries in Publishing, too [Accessed: 27.12.2010]

EU Wants DRM Interoperability, Cross-Border Licensing To Bolster Content Sector [Accessed: 27.12.2010]

Majority Download Radiohead’s ‘In Rainbows’ For Free [Accessed: 03.01.2011]

Why Give Away Music For Free [Accessed: 06.01.2011]

GUARDIAN.CO.UK LINKS

Bloggers ordered to remove Radiohead material [Accessed: 28.12.2010]

Radiohead’s bid to revive music industry: pay what you like to download albums [Accessed: 28.12.2010]

Piracy growing as fewer fans buy downloads [Accessed: 28.12.2010]

Music industry finds the solution to its pirate troubles – give everything away [Accesses: 28.12.2010]

These shoe-gazers are trailblazers [Accessed: 28.12.2010]

DOCUMENT LINKS:

Public consultation on “Content Online” 2009-2010 [Accessed: 27.12.2010]

Policy Paper on Creative Content Online [Accessed: 27.12.2010]

WIKI LINKS:

Radiohead [Accessed: 20.12.2010]

In Rainbows [Accessed: 20.12.2010]

SCRIBD LINKS:

[Accessed 25.01.2011]

VIDEO LINKS:

[Accessed: 20.12.2010]

Using Marshall McLuhan’s famous statement “The medium is the message” as a starting point, research to find information on two other key thinkers of the media culture. Summarise and comment on one major aspect of their thought.

Suggested key thinkers include Marshall McLuhan, Neil Postman, S. Hall, Roland Barthes, C.S. Peirce, Pierre Bourdieu, Judith Butler, Donna Haraway, Ferdinand Saussure, Gilles Deleuze, M. Foucault or you may choose other relevant authors related to the field.

 

GEORGE GERBNER

You know, who tells the stories of a culture really governs human behaviour,” he said. ‘It used to be the parent, the school, the church, the community. Now it’s a handful of global conglomerates that have nothing to tell, but a great deal to sell.

WEB LINKS:

Atlantic Online on George Gerbner [Accessed: 04.12.2010]

Reclaiming our Cultural Mythology – George Gerbner [Accessed 11.12.2010]

Correspondence 14/03/1960 – 04/10/1977 [Accessed 11.12.2010]

About George Gerbner [Accessed 11.12.2010]

Global Media Mayhem – Global Media Journal [Accessed 11.12.2010]

WIKI LINKS:

George Gerbner [Accessed: 11.12.2010]

Mean World Syndrome [Accessed: 11.12.2010]

Cultivation Theory [Accessed: 11.12.2010]

VIDEO LINKS:

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ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION:

Using Marshall McLuhan’s famous statement “The medium is the message” as a starting point, research to find information on two other key thinkers of the media culture. Summarise and comment on one major aspect of their thought.

Suggested key thinkers include Marshall McLuhan, Neil Postman, S. Hall, Roland Barthes, C.S. Peirce, Pierre Bourdieu, Judith Butler, Donna Haraway, Ferdinand Saussure, Gilles Deleuze, M. Foucault or you may choose other relevant authors related to the field.

NEIL POSTMAN

The whole problem with news on television comes down to this: all the words uttered in an hour of news coverage could be printed on a page of a newspaper. And the world cannot be understood in one page.

The above topic is for a Media Communication module assignment. Please feel free to suggest any relevant links, video, audio or any information pertaining to the topic. Your help is greatly appreciated!

This is a separate entry for Neil Postman resources and material.

WEB LINKS:

Neil Postman on Marshall McLuhan [Accessed 05.12.2010]

Neil Postman Online [Accessed 05.12.2010]

Zimmerman on Postman’s Death [Accessed 05.12.2010]

Informing Ourselves to the Death [Accesses 06.12.2010]

WIKI LINKS:

Neil Postman [Accessed 03.12.2010]

VIDEO LINKS:

[Accessed: 28.11.2010]

[Accessed: 10.12.2010]

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