|Assessment length / details
|Group Video Project 2 (4-5 minutes)
|Group Video Project 1 (2-3 minutes)
|Portfolio - Blog (2,000 words)
|Individual Video Project 2 (4-5 minutes)
|Individual Video Project 1 (2-3 minutes)
|Portfolio - Blog 2000 Words
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Demonstrate an awareness of the various stages of media production from conception to realisation, including camerawork and editing.
2. Successfully upload a media production onto the web for dissemination.
3. Work effectively as part of a production group.
4. Demonstrate a sharpened understanding of specific production roles.
5. Demonstrate an ability to reflect critically on their work as an individual within a production team.
In addition, issues of media convergence will be addressed through the dissemination of these films via the internet as well as via the maintenance of a blog, which will allow a critical and theoretically-informed reflection on media production. Much of the time spent on the module will be self-directed learning in production groups.
Lectures and workshops on writing; camerawork; editing; generic styles and forms (including silent film, narrative, non-narrative and experimental work); working as part of a production team; uploading material to the web; convergence issues.
|Application of Number
|Effective communication skills - oral, written and visual - will be developed throughout the module.
|Improving own Learning and Performance
|Formative feedback will be provided throughout the module which will help students to improve their own learning and performance.
|As part of the module students will be required to use the web as part of the learning process and assessment regime.
|Personal Development and Career planning
|The skills gained from this module will enhance the employability of FTV and MCS students.
|Production groups will be set tasks as part of the module and will be required to resolve problems/issues relating to these.
|Students will be required to research specific topics in preparation for the weekly tasks relating to various styles/forms.
|Subject Specific Skills
|Media production skills in a converging media environment will be developed throughout the module.
|Production groups will be required to work effectively as a team to deliver media content by specific deadlines.
This module is at CQFW Level 4