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Dunscombe, R et al. 2011, Heinemann Media,Pearson, Victoria.
Dunscombe, R 2005, The leading edge VCE Units 3 & 4, Harcourt Education, South Melbourne.
Flack, J 2009, Nelson media VCE Units 1–4, Cengage Learning, South Melbourne, Victoria.
Guimarra, V 2004, Senior Media Workbook, McMillan, South Yarra.
Lane, Y 2009, Cambridge Checkpoints VCE Media Units 3 & 4, Cambridge Secondary Education, Australia.
Worthy, L 2005, VCE Media Units 3 & 4 Exam Guide, Insight Publications, Mentone.
Video and animation
Aronson, I 2006, DV filmmaking: from start to finish: learn the nuts and bolts of planning, production, post-production, and distribution, O'Reilly, Beijing.
Artis, A 2008, The Shut Up and Shoot Documentary Guide, Focal Press, Oxford.
Becker, J 2007, The complete guide to low-budget feature filmmaking, Pointblank, Rockville, MD.
Bernard, S 2004, Documentary Storytelling for Video and Filmmakers, Focal Press, Oxford.
Besen, E & Hallett, B 2008, Animation Unleashed: 100 Principles Every Animator, Comic Book Writer, Filmmaker, Video Artist, and Game Developer Should Know, Michael Wiese Productions, CA.
Braveman, B 2010, Video Shooter: Storytelling with HD Cameras, Focal Press, Oxford.
Caldwell, S 2006, Splatter flicks: how to make low budget horror films, Allworth Press, New York.
Chandler, G 2009, Film Editing: Great Cuts Every Filmmaker and Movie Lover Must Know, Michael Wiese Productions, CA.
Christiansen, M 2010, Adobe After Effects CS5 Visual Effects and Compositing Techniques, Adobe Press, US.
Evans, R 2006, Practical DV filmmaking, Elsevier Focal Press, Amsterdam.
Fraioli, JD 2000, Storyboarding 101: A Crash Course in Professional Storyboarding, Michael Wiese Productions, CA.
Gaskell, E 2006, Make Your Own Music Video, Ilex, East Sussex.
Glebas, F 2008, Directing The Story: Professional Storytelling and Storyboarding Techniques for Live Action and Animation, Focal Press, Oxford.
Glebas, F 2008, Movie Making Course: Principles, Practice, and Techniques: the Ultimate Guide for the Aspiring Filmmaker, Focal Press, Oxford.
Gloman, C 2003, 303 digital filmmaking solutions: solve any video shoot or edit problem in 10 minutes or less, McGraw-Hill, New York.
Gloman, C 2003, No-budget digital filmmaking: how to create professional-looking videos for little or no cash, McGraw-Hill, New York.
Grove, E 2009, 130 Projects to Get You Into Film Making, Quarto Publishing, London.
Hamlett, C 2006, Screenwriting for Teens: The 100 Principles of Screenwriting Every Budding Writer Must Know, Michael Wiese Productions, CA.
Hampe, B 2007, Making Documentary Films and Videos, Holt Paperbacks, New York.
Hanke, J & Yamazaki, M 2009, Greenscreen Made Easy: Keying and Compositing Techniques for Indie Filmmakers, Michael Wiese Productions, CA.
Hart, J 2007, The Art of the Storyboard – Storyboarding for Film, TV and Animation (Ed2), Focal Press, Oxford.
Katz, S 1991, Film Directing: shot by shot vizualizing from concept to screen, Michael Wiese Productions, CA.
Kenworthy, C 2006, Digital Video Cookbook: 100 Professional Techniques for Independent and Amateur Filmmakers, O’Reilly, Sebastapol, CA.
Kenworthy, C 2009, Master Shots: 100 Advanced Camera Techniques to Get an Expensive Look on Your Low-Budget Movie, Michael Wiese Productions, CA.
Kolb, T 2006, The Focal Easy Guide to Premiere Pro 2.0, Focal Press, London.
Landau, N & Frederick, M 2010, 101 Things I learned in Film School, Grand Central Publishing, New York.
Lanier, T 2010, Filmaking for Teens: Pulling Off Your Shorts, Michael Wiese Productions, CA.
Laybourne, K 1998, The Animation Book: A Complete Guide to Animated Film-making from Flip Books to Sound Cartoons to 3-D Animation, Three Rivers Press, New York.
Levelle, T 2008, Digital Video Secrets: What the Pros Know and the Manuals Don’t Tell You, Michael Wiese Productions, CA.
Lindenmuth, K 2010, The Documentary Moviemaking Course, Barrons, NY.
Mecardo, G 2010, The Filmmaker's Eye: Learning (and Breaking) the Rules of Cinematic Composition, Focal Press, Oxford.
Mollinson, M 2010, Producing videos, a complete guide, Allen & Unwin, Sydney.
Patmore, C 2008, Movie Making Course, Barrons, NY.
Patmore, C 2003, The Complete Animation Course: The Principles, Practice, and Techniques of Successful Animation, Thames & Hudson, London.
Pepperman, RD 2005, Setting Up Your Scenes: the Inner Workings of Great Films, Michael Wiese Productions, CA.
Perkins, C 2009, The After Effects Illusionist, Focal Press, Oxford.
Press, S 2008, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Screenwriting (Ed 3), Alpha A Person Education Co. USA.
Readman, M 2003, Teaching Scriptwriting, Screenplays and Storyboards for Film and TV Production, Teaching Film and Media Studies series, British Film Institute, London.
Roberts-Breslin, J 2003, Making Media: Foundations of Sound and Image Production, Focal Press, Oxford.
Rosenthal, A 2002, Writing, Directing and Producing Documentary Films and Videos, Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
Shaw, S 2004, Stop Motion Craft Skills for Model Animation, Focal Press, Oxford.
Sheridan S 2004, Developing Digital Short Films, New Riders, Berkley, CA.
Simon, M 2006, Storyboards, Motion in Art, Focal Press, Oxford.
Steiff, J 2005, The complete idiot's guide to independent filmmaking, Alpha, New York.
Stoller, B 2003, Filmmaking for dummies, Wiley Publications, Hoboken, NJ.
Taylor, R 2004, The Encyclopedia of Animation Techniques, Booksales Inc, New York.
Thompson, R & Bowen, C 2009, Grammar of the Edit Ed 2, Focal Press, Oxford.
Tomaric, J 2008, The power filmmaking kit: make your professional movie on a next-to-nothing budget, Focal Press, Amsterdam.
Van Sijll, J 2005, Cinematic Storytelling, Michael Wiese Production, CA.
Click and Connect: Young Australians’ Use of Social Media, www.acma.gov.au/WEB/STANDARD/pc=PC_311797
Communications Council, formerly the Advertising Federation of Australia, www.communicationscouncil.org.au
Cultsock: communication, culture, media studies infobase, www.cultsock.org
Digital Photography School, www.digital-photography-school.com/ Edgar, P, 2008, Television, Digital Media and Children’s Learning, discussion paper, www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/earlyyears/Edgar_Paper_20081223.pdf
Encore Magazine: From Script to Screen, www.encoremagazine.com.au
Enhance TV, www.enhancetv.com.au/
Explain That Stuff Complete Guide to Photography: www.explainthatstuff.com/photography/
Exposure Photographic Tips, Tricks and Hints, www.photonhead.com/exposure/
Film Education, http://filmeducation.org/
Film Ink, www.filmink.com.au
Film Sound: the Art of Film and Sound Design, http://filmsound.org/
Film Victoria Now, www.filmedinmelbourne.com.au
Film Victoria, http://film.vic.gov.au
Film Victoria Occupational Health and Safety site (login required), http://ohs.film.vic.gov.au/
Five Sprokets preproduction and scriptwriting software, www.fivesprockets.com
Free TV Australia, www.freetv.com.au/
Hall, S. (1997) Representation and the media. Transcript at: www.mediaed.org/handouts/pdfs/HALL-REPMEDIA.pdf
Images: Journal of Film and Popular Culture, www.imagesjournal.com
Interactive Games and Entertainment Association Research, www.igea.net/tag/research/
Internet Movie Database, www.imdb.com
Internet Archive, a repository for digital and digitised media, www.archive.org
Inside Film, http://if.com.au
Love Asian Film, www.loveasianfilm.com
MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Learning Initiative: Issue Lab, online resources and resources, www.issuelab.org/organizations/macarthur_foundation_digital_media_and_learning_initiative
M/C Journal, http://journal.media-culture.org.au
Media International Australia (MIA), www.uq.edu.au/emsah/mia/contents.html
Media Know All, http://mediaknowall.com
Media Awareness Network, www.media-awareness.ca
Media and Communications Site, www.aber.ac.uk/media/
Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance, www.alliance.org.au
Media Watch, www.abc.net.au/mediawatch
Metro Magazine, Australian Teachers of Media, www.atomvic.org
Moggeridge, B, 2010, Designing Media, MIT Press, www.designing-media.com
Pew Internet and American Life Project, www.pewinternet.org/
Screen Australia, www.screenaustralia.gov.au
Screen Education, Australian Teachers of Media, www.atomvic.org
Scriptwriting online how to book, www.filmscriptwriting.com
Senses of Cinema, www.sensesofcinema.com
Simcam film and digital camera simulator, www.photonhead.com/simcam
Sitcom, What it is and How it Works, www.wsu.edu:8080/~taflinge/sitcom.html
Television Production Course online, www.internetcampus.com/tvp_ind.htm
Theory.org, Social theory, representation and popular culture, www.theory.org.uk/
The Newspaper Works, an industry body devoted to advertising in newspapers, www.thenewspaperworks.com.au/
Trends in Media Use by Children and Young People, www.acma.gov.au/WEB/STANDARD..PC/pc=PC_312174