Module Identifier TF21520  
Academic Year 2006/2007  
Co-ordinator Mrs Elin M Hefin Evans  
Semester Available semesters 1 and 2  
Pre-Requisite Students will normally need to have registered for TF10320: Introduction to Video Production in order to do this module  
Course delivery Other   21 Hours. Workshop.  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment3 Hours Group Final Production20%
Semester Assessment Individual Contribution50%
Semester Assessment Attendance and Puncuality10%
Semester Assessment Group Production Log20%

Learning outcomes

Typically, on completion of this module the student will be able:

to understand and apply the principles of multi-camera shooting within the context of basic studio production.
to demonstrate knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of each crew member.
to work effectively and co-operatively as members of the production team
to recognise and use appropriately the terms and disciplines necessary to studio production
to operate safely and efficiently the technical equipment, i.e. pedestal cameras, sound and vision mixing desks
to originate ideas and bring them to fruition in terms of programme production.
to deploy limited audio-visual resources to maximum creative effect
to use the studio experience to inform critical appreciation of studio based and/or multi-camera television productions.


Topics to be covered include: Principles of multi-camera shooting; Interviews; Simple demonstrations; Pieces to Camera, caption boards and commentary; Lighting; Simple drama scenes (rehearsing, preparing a script, blocking, technical rehearsal and shoot); Recording music performance.


The aim of this module is to acquaint students with techniques of studio/multi-camera production and to experience the different skills necessary to studio production.

Reading Lists

** Essential Reading
Fairweather, Rod (1998) Basic Studio Directing Focal Press, media manuals series


This module is at CQFW Level 5