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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Unit aim

Introduces students to the theory and practice of video production: research, scripting, budgeting, directing, producing, camera operating, sound design, editing and presenting. Students will design and shoot a short video in a given genre.

Unit content

  • Composition
  • Lighting
  • Sound
  • Camera-work
  • Production management
  • Editing
  • Sound-editing
  • Titles, colour grading and effects
  • Output

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Understand and apply pre-production processes in planning, scripting and storyboarding digital video projects
2 Understand key crewing functions in a screen industry production context
3 Demonstrate proficiency in operating portable cameras, microphones, and lighting equipment in digital video production contexts
4 Actively participate as a team member in the development and production of digital video projects

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Understand and apply pre-production processes in planning, scripting and storyboarding digital video projects
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  2. Understand key crewing functions in a screen industry production context
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in operating portable cameras, microphones, and lighting equipment in digital video production contexts
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  4. Actively participate as a team member in the development and production of digital video projects
    • GA6:

Prescribed texts

  • Mollison, M, 2010, Producing Videos: A Complete Guide, 3rd edn, Allen and Unwin, Sydney. ISBN: 9781742370569.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.