Module Title:   Individual Project 1: Proposal, Planning and Preproduction

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   EM-0305D

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 6

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Film & Media

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Informatics (EIMC)

Principal Co-ordinator:   TBA

Additional Tutor(s):   TBA

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To integrate material from other modules previously taught as part of the BA (Hons) Live Arts and Performance into a major individual production project using media appropriate to the student`s course and to pre-plan working schedule and develop realisatic goals for said project.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
The module comprises practical work of an independent nature supervised by staff with suitable expertise. Following introductory sessions, students work, with supervisor contact, on individual proposal development. Students who are required to take supplementary assessment will be required to repair the deficiency in the original assessment.

Lectures:   6.00          Directed Study:   188.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   6.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   200.00

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

demonstrate a critical awareness and practical understanding of project planning and management skills according to the nature of the project.

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

demonstrate the ability to combine skills from different areas to produce a single project proposal and plan and produce appropriate pre-production materials.

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

plan and produce a major individual project with imposed deadlines; be managers of their own learning; plan for appropriate budgets, permissions, facilities, resources and health and safety procedures.

  Coursework   30%
  Project work: proposal presentation and documentation
  Coursework   40%
  Progress reports and tutor contact
  Coursework   30%
  Portfolio of planning, preparation and pre-production materials.

Outline Syllabus:
Creating a proposal; developing a project schedule and budget; keeping a logbook; project planning; risk assessment; project pre-production; technical seminars as appropriate to the project area.

Key texts:

Heddon, D. 2006, Devising Performance, Palgrave, Bloom, M. (2001) Thinking Like a Director, Faber.
Webb, Alan, 1993, Managing Innovative Projects, Chap.& H.



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