Module Identifier TF21820  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Andrew Freeman  
Semester Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)  
Other staff Mr Dorian Jones, Mr Nigel Orrillard  
Pre-Requisite TF10320  
Course delivery Lecture    
  Workshop   + Tutorials  

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.

Learning Outcomes:

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
Production organization
Set design
Single camera directing
Working with actors
Camera operation ? shooting techniques and styles
Location lighting
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.