Module Identifier TF32230  
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 TF20520  
Course delivery Lecture    
  Workshop   Camera/lighting - sound recording - picture editing - track laying & dub  
  Tutorial   2 Hours Students will be expected to do at least 60 hours of self-directed learning  

a) To develop understanding of the creative and technical concepts and procedures involved in the production of fictional
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 and unconventional methodologies of film and television production.

Learning Outcomes:

Typically on completion of this module a student will be able to:
i. demonstrate an awareness of the creative and technical concepts and procedures involved in the production of television
and film drama.
ii. take responsible and creative individual roles within television productions.
iii. originate, research, and collate ideas in order to create a script.
iv. transform an idea on paper into a television production.
v. create, plan and execute a television drama production.
vi. operate and use television production equipment safely, skilfully and creatively and take responsibility for others? safe working environment.


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 & studio lighting
Location sound recording
Digital picture editing
Track laying and dubbing

Students will form production groups of three within which they will be given roles of producer/director, camera operator (director of photography) and sound recordist/editor. Although students will take 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.