FILM PRODUCTION - 2017/8
Module code: FVP1008
Music and Media
PRATT S Mrs (Music & Med)
Number of Credits
FHEQ Level 4
Module cap (Maximum number of students)
Overall student workload
Lecture Hours: 22
Seminar Hours: 3
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
|Coursework||HEALTH AND CW SAFETY||20%|
|Coursework||EDITING, CAMERAWORK, LIGHTING AND SOUND PRACTICALS||40%|
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
Video Fundamentals A
This module is intended to develop students’ film production skills. Introducing professional camerawork, lighting, sound for location recording and editing skills for programme production.
Develop programme production skills
Introduce professional camera, lighting and sound skills for location programme production.
Introduce editing and post production skills
|Understand the roles of TV programme production and film set personnel||KCT|
|Apply health and safety to the production process||KPT|
|Demonstrate professional camera skills understand and apply the theories behind camera operation||KCP|
|Describe the theory and demonstrate the practice of location lighting||KC|
|Demonstrate good sound recording and sound editing for film production||KC|
|Apply storytelling and creative development to the production process||KT|
|Produce a professional edit showing an understanding of editing rules and principles and an analysis of good quality sound and vision||KCT|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Indicative content includes:
Roles in TV and Film
Pre-production in practice
Health and safety for filming
Camera sensors and types of cameras
Lenses and apertures
Camera settings such as white balance, shutter speed, format etc
Sound recording skills
Programme development and the application of storytelling
The application of digital video standards
Editing basics and post production
Programme critique and critical analysis
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The learning and teaching strategy is designed to: develop understanding of the production process and the implementation of the creative process to the industry craft skills which start to develop professional skills.
The learning and teaching methods include:
•One two-hour lecture per week.
•Five three-hour practical workshops on equipment knowledge and operation. Students are split into two groups meeting on alternating weeks (weeks 1 – 10).
•One three hour programme review and critiques in Wk 12
The assessment strategy is designed to give students the opportunity to apply their understanding of the production process and showcase their professional craft skills It allows written feedback opportunities on a written assignment (Coursework 1). The practical workshops give the opportunity for formative feedback
Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:
· Coursework 1 – Health and Safety Risk assessment
· Coursework 2 – A variety of small group workshops assessments showing skills in camerawork, lighting, sound recording and editing.
· Coursework 3 – Film production which will be an individual production but each student must help with two other films
There are no formal formative assessment components for this module, but formative feedback will be given to individual students in tutorials practical workshops and during critiques
Students receive written feedback on their coursework and verbal feedback on their practical work throughout the module, particularly workshops.
Reading list for FILM PRODUCTION : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/fvp1008
Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.