Media Production: Television

Description

Provides students with the skills, knowledge and ability to create a studio-based television program. Students learn how to design both editorial and technical content for the multi-camera studio environment. This may include segments produced in the field to be played back within the studio environment. Emphasis in this course is placed on student group collaboration providing the opportunity to experience various studio production roles when completing assessment exercises and group-initiated projects.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Developed skills, knowledge and understanding of studio-based, television production practices by allowing students to experience different production roles during group exercise and group projects.

2. Have been encouraged in the development and critical analysis of original ideas for both editorial content and aesthetic techniques within the multi-camera studio environment.

3. An understanding of how the creative process can be both social and individual, and how the creative process is developed through learning new skills and knowledge which are reproduced through practice.

4. To develop effective and articulate communication skills when negotiating a multi-camera group production.

Content

Topics to be covered are:

  1. Television studio-based narrative structures.
  2. Editorial content development for television studio-based productions.
  3. Technical and aesthetic content development for television studio-based productions.
  4. Television studio production practice and the creative process.
  5. Television studio etiquette and risk assessment.
     

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in Bachelor of Communication, Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Information Technology, Bachelor of Visual Communication Design, Bachelor of Fine Art.

Assumed Knowledge

CMNS1230 Foundations of Media Production, CMNS1004 Media Production: Video. It will be assumed that students can demonstrate an ability to develop short video content, utilise single camera production techniques used in the field and can edit using non-linear software.

Assessment Items

Quiz: Online Quizzes - Assumed knowledge and television production

Report: 2 reports, based on Television tutorial topics and TV proposal

Journal: Learning Journal about Television practice

Project: Studio Output Multi-camera TV program 8 minutes

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

General Course Requirements:

  • Studio: Induction Requirement - Students must attend and pass the induction requirements before attending these sessions. - In order to participate in this course students must complete a compulsory safety induction (studio).

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 7 Weeks

Studio

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 5 Weeks