Module Identifier TF10320  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Mr Nigel Orrillard  
Semester Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)  
Co-Requisite TF10210 , TF10410 , FT10210 , FT10410  
Mutually Exclusive  
Course delivery Practical   10 Hours 10 x 2 hours  
Assessment Practical exercise   Contribution to final video product   40%  
  Group project   Contribution to group work   25%  
  Essay   1,500 words   35%  

Brief description


- for students with little or no previous production experience;
to develop effective production skills
- for students with some production experience; to consolidate effective industrial production skills and practises and self-reflective skills

Learning Outcomes

Typically, upon completion of this module, students should be able to:

- employ analytical, reflective and discursive skills in the collaborative selection and ongoing development of short video production projects
- realise the production of short video projects, to a specified schedule, by adopting a rigorous approach to the acquisition of specialised technical and organisational production knowledge and skills
- apply this knowledge and these skills across a rnage of varied and specific production contexts
- demonstarte proficiency across a broad base of production skills sufficient for them to be able to progress with confidence to level 2 Video Production modules (Factual or Fiction)


During lectures and Workshops students are referred to selected chapters from Inside Storeis, Diaries if British Film-makers at Work (Duncan Petrei ed), BFI, London, 1996. Chapter readings refer to a stage of production appropriate to the students` progression through the module and the production cycle.

Reading Lists

** Essential Reading
Petrie, Duncan (Ed). (1996) Inside Stories: Diaries of British Film-makers at Work. British Film Institute
Watts, Harris. (1992) Directing on Camera: A checklist of video and film technique. Aavo