Module Title:   Factual Production

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   EM-0281D

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Film & Media

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Media, Design and Technology

Principal Co-ordinator:   Mr Chris Hazell

Additional Tutor(s):   Karen D Scott

Prerequisite(s):   EM-0156D

Corequisite(s):   None

To develop an appreciation of audio and video theory within television production. Ability to analyse and understand different television genres. Awareness of importance of time allocation and limitations within broadcasting.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Lectures, group assignments working on audio/video projects. A video product, the supporting planning evidence and a timed test exercise are used to assess the student`s appreciation of audio and video theory. Supplementary assessment: repair deficiencies in relevant failed areas of the module and may be required to repeat with attendance the relevant sections of the course.

Lectures:   10.00          Directed Study:   100.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   9.00          Other:   6.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   75.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   200.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

understand the major technical, theoretical and production-based issues in television productions including copyright and compliance.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

work in teams, to plan, script and make successful copyright cleared compliant television programmes; edit using Final Cut Pro

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

appreciate the importance of time management and effective team working . Be aware of and apply health and safety procedures

  Coursework   40%
  Group video product
  Coursework   20%
  Production folder
  Coursework 6.00 40%
  Timed individual practical test

Outline Syllabus:
Audio/video generation, acquisition and post-production mastering. Further video production skills. Production roles and TV journalism. Copyright and Compliance. TV scheduling and time allocation

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