|Module Title||TELEVISION PRODUCTION (FICTION)|
|Semester||Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)|
|Other staff||Mr Dorian Jones, Mr Nigel Orrillard|
a) To develop understanding of the creative an technical concepts and procedures involved in the production of fictional television.
b) To develop the skills required to translate and transform ideas for fictional television into audio visual product.
c) To discuss the creation of style, format and narrative in television and film production.
d) To consider conventional an unconventional methodologies of film and television production.
Typically, upon completion of this module, students will be able to:
i) Understand some of the creative and technical concepts and procedures involved in the production of television and drama.
ii) Be able to translate and transform an idea on paper into a television production.
iii) Be able to create, plan and execute a television drama production.
iv) Be able to operate and use television production equipment safely, skilfully and creatively.
Discussion of some of the many ways to make an audio-visual product which will continue throughout the delivery of this module.
Producing a treatment
Writing a script
Single camera directing
Working with actors
Camera operation ? shooting techniques and styles
Location sound recording
Digital picture editing
Track laying and dubbing
Students will form production groups of three within which they will be given the roles of producer/director, camera operator (director of photography) and sound recordist/editor. Although students will take on specific roles within the production team all group members will be expected to fully engage in all aspects of the production.
Each production will have a public screening at the end of Semester 2.