Module Title:   Drama Production

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   EM-4086D

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 2

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 7

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Film & Media

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

Principal Co-ordinator:   Chris Hazell

Additional Tutor(s):   Karen D Scott

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To develop further appreciation of roles in TV production and consolidate understanding of TV production techniques as applied in current industry practices and standards.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Students must evidence experience of media production to attend this module.
Lectures, demonstrations and location work. A TV drama production, the associated production folder and a presentation are used to assess the student`s appreciation of roles in TV production.
Supplementary assessment: the student will be required to repair the deficiency in the relevant failed areas of the module and may be required to repeat with attendance relevant sections of the course, in particular, Assessment 1: Repeat with attendance, as this is group work and not an individual project.

Lectures:   10.00          Directed Study:   100.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   15.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   75.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   200.00

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

demonstrate an analytical understanding of the processes involved in the production of a short TV drama. Deconstruction of a media product.

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

shoot and edit a short television drama, working from a detailed script and storyboard.

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

demonstrate team working and analytical skills and understanding of production roles. Awareness and application of health and safety procedures

  Coursework   50%
  TV drama (group)
  Coursework   20%
  TV drama production folder (group)
  Presentation   30%
  Individual presentation, critically analysing the group production process and identifying participation

Outline Syllabus:
Appreciation of industry standards. Production development. Preparation, production and post-production of a drama storyline; working in professional production roles. The use of professional equipment and procedures.

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