|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Practical||10 x 2 hour workshops|
|Other||1 x fieldtrip (studio visit)|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Creative Portfolio - equivalent to 1000 words||30%|
|Semester Assessment||Group Production and Documentation||70%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Failed components of assessment must be resubmitted.||100%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Demonstrate an enhanced ability to create a wide range of televisual forms, employing but also challenging the conventions of the medium.
2. Articulate and implement increasingly ambitious artistic intentions with creativity, originality and technical sophistication.
3. Demonstrate confidence in, and informed knowledge of, a wide-range of multi-camera production techniques.
4. Show a high degree of sharpened analytical and evaluative abilities to respond to production work, appreciation of the necessity of teamwork and an increased ability to give, listen and share constructive criticism.
Starting with a series of workshop intended to consolidate and extend previous experience, students will gradually take on more ambitious and self-generated tasks, developing and realizing concepts at an increasingly intensive and demanding level. Individuals will take on a variety of production roles, but the work will demand a high degree of collaboration and teamwork.
2. News production
3. Sports production
4. Current affairs production
5. 'Film Festival': combining studio production with location (1)
6. 'Film Festival': combining studio production with location (2)
7. Script development
8. Acting for the screen
9. Studio visit
10. Recording of fiction project (drama, soap, sitcom)
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number|
|Communication||The students will develop writing skills in the creation of their scripts. As they are based on teamwork, the workshops will involve high-level communication skills. There will also be discussion of screened work and related topics, along with critique of students' own scripts.|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Feedback on assessed work and continuous formative constructive feedback.|
|Information Technology||Scripts / proposals will be word processed. Digital video footage would be edited on a computer using Avid Media Composer or Final Cut Pro. Other applications and computer technologies may be involved, depending on the student's particular self-directed research problem.|
|Personal Development and Career planning||The students will work in professionally-defined roles in workshops and assessed productions, gaining learning through a reflection of a professional film-making situation.|
|Problem solving||The weekly workshops present students with different artistic and practical problems associated with the creation of different televisual forms. In producing the work, the students will gain experience of solving the particular logistical, budgetary and technical problems involved in production.|
|Research skills||Conceiving the video works requires research into a wide range of TV production critical-theoretical works, historical, social and cultural materials. Filming and editing the videos will involve research into the technical systems used in their creation.|
|Subject Specific Skills||Pre-production skills will be developed through the conception and planning of multiple productions. Multi-camera production skills will be brought to a new level. Editing skills will be developed through the editing of the piece.|
|Team work||The module places great emphasis on the importance of close collaboration and teamwork.|
This module is at CQFW Level 6