MPI112 The Business Of Multiplatform Producing (8)

This subject introduces the core business approaches and strategies to multiplatform producing.  It focuses on the role of a multiplatform content producer as a creative collaborator who builds and oversees a multiplatform production, and students gain skills in understanding the role of crowd sourcing, and locating financing sources, in addition to project production management skills.  The subject also offers an overview of approaches to distribution and marketing in the divergent multiplatform industries.  The subject explores skills and aesthetics of multiplatform producing, production development, budgets, content distribution and licencing, nationally and globally.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: MPI112. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Communication and Creative Industries

Enrolment Restrictions

There are no enrolment restrictions

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to analyse pre-production, production and post-production processes of a multiplatform project
  • be able to demonstrate skills in the production and distribution of multiplatform content
  • be able to analyse and apply different contemporary practices undertaken by multiplatform producers
  • be able to construct a multiplatform project with identified business strategies
  • be able to engage current discourse on the business diversity of multiplatform producing
  • be able to analyse and evaluate data and information relevant to multiplatform project production


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Development of multiplatform concepts towards a project proposal
  • Pre-production of a multiplatform project
  • Content generation for multiplatform media
  • Production management related to multiplatform producing
  • Task management in multiplatform production
  • Human resource planning: cast and crew management approaches
  • Post-production: requirements and industry practices
  • Entrepreneurial business strategies: crowd sourcing, and other financial sourcing
  • Budgeting and project oversight: strategies and contingencies
  • Distribution, licencing and marketing skills applied to multiplatform content: nationally and globally


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: July 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.