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    The aim of the Wellbeing at Work course is to get to know the basics of the labor protection law and to acquire an understanding of what mental and physical wellbeing at work means in the field of film and television. The student will get tools for maintaining wellbeing in the workplace as a leader or a member of a team. Also, best practices for freelancers in creative professions will be discussed.

    The course programme includes three lectures, a group assignment based on reading materials and a day of groupwork presentations.


    Monday Oct. 16th  F102, Väre

    9.30 – 10.00 Introduction, groups & the assignment


    10.00 – 12.00 Lecture

    -       Workplace safety in film and television production, specialist Päivi Rauramo, Specialist at The Centre for Occupational Safety

    12.00 – 12.30 Lecture

    -       Presentation of the Equality Tool, Eeva-Sofia Anttonen, executive director at Women in Film and Television Finland WIFT

    Afternoon:  Groupwork

    Tuesday Oct. 17th F102, Väre

    9.30 – 12 Lecture

    - Equality, diversity & inclusion; Ida Salin, Equality, diversity and inclusion officer and Tiina Pylkkönen, specialist of Oasis of Radical Wellbeing at Aalto

    Afternoon:  Groupwork

    Wednesday Oct. 18th  F101, Väre

    9.30 – 11.30 Lecture 

    -       Wellbeing for creatives, Merita Petäjä, psychologist, Project Manager of Oasis of Radical Wellbeing at Aalto

    Afternoon:  Groupwork

    Thursday Oct. 19th

    ELO Pitch day


    Friday Oct. 20thF102, Väre

    10.00 – 16.00 Groupwork presentations & Discussion

    Compulsory reading materials of the course:


    1.     Elokuva- ja TV-tuotantoalan työsuojeluopas/Occupational health and safety in the film and TV production industry

    2.     Ohjeistus seksuaalisen häirinnän ehkäisyyn elokuva- ja tv-alalla/Guidelines for the prevention   of sexual harassment in the film and television industries/ Anvisning för förebyggandet av sexuell trakasseri inom film- och TV-branschen

    3.     Who Cares? The Media Industry’s Culture of Carelessness

    4.     Ohjeistus intiimikohtausten tekemiseen kameratyöskentelyssä/Guidelines for doing intimate scenes in camera work/ Riktlinjer for intima scener i kamera-arbetet

    If you are interested there are also some additional materials in the MyCourses materials section



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