Module Title:   Professional Production Project 1:Planning and Preproduction

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   EM-0307D

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

The module offers a team exercise to pre-produce a live arts or performance project from an industry/commercial/professional brief that will enable students to work within client/external oriented parameters, developing appropriate working methods, meeting specific external led requirements, with leading edge conception, design and pre-production techniques.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
A series of lectures will deliver up-to-date case studies, advice on team working, and an outline of product development and pre-production processes. Learning is applied through project pre-production, supported by tutorials and selected exercises. For group work all members receive the same mark. NB This module must be passed at 40% in order to qualify for the BA (Hons) Live Arts and Performance and, if necessary, supplementary assessment must be taken with attendance.

Lectures:   8.00          Directed Study:   184.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   8.00          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...

employ appropriate production methodologies within a team situation and professional practices and their correct application to client/market/audience needs.

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

plan and create a performance or event.

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

demonstrate professional communication, problem solving, working with others, leadership, time management and conflict management skills.

  Coursework   20%
  Project proposal group presentation (10 minutes)
  Coursework   60%
  Group portfolio of research, development, preproduction, project design and other supporting material
  Coursework   20%
  Pre-production and planning group presentation (20 mins)

Outline Syllabus:
Team working: the Belbin test; conflict management; responding to a client brief; presentation skills; pitching a proposal; pre-production, planning, and project management, health and safety issues; design issues; copyright and IPR; project completion and delivery issues.

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