CINEMATOGRAPHY - 2017/8
Module code: FVP2004
Music and Media
PRATT S Mrs (Music & Med)
Number of Credits
FHEQ Level 5
Module cap (Maximum number of students)
Overall student workload
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
|Coursework||COURSEWORK 1 - FILM TECHNIQUES ASSIGNMENT||20%|
|Coursework||COURSEWORK 2 - FILM AND LIGHTING ASSIGNMENT||30%|
|Coursework||COURSEWORK 3 - CINEMATOGRAPHY PROJECT||50%|
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
Video fundamentals A (pre-requisite) Film Production (pre-requisite)
This module will develop filming and lighting skills for digital film production. The module develops a professional approach to using industry standard equipment. These range from developing craft skills to understanding the camera technology and recording formats
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Indicative content includes:
Cinematography and digital film cameras
Practical camera operations and terminology
Demonstrtion of a variety of grip equipment
Lighting for genres
Location and studio-based shoots
Safety in location and film shoots
Power and lighting
Working and etiquette on a film drama set
The role of the D.I.T (digital imaging technician)
Sound recording for film
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The learning and teaching strategy is designed to: further develop theory and practice in cinematography using both lectures and workshop sessions to develop the student’s individual skills with cameras and lighting with industry professionals.
The learning and teaching methods include:
One two-hour lecture per week (weeks 1 – 11)
Six three-hour workshops given by teaching staff and visiting professionals
The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their technical skills and theoretical understanding of video in film and TV through the planning and execution a variety of project.
Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:
Coursework 1 – (addresses learning outcomes 1-3).
Coursework 2 – (addresses learning outcomes 1 – 8)
Coursework 3 – (addresses learning outcomes 1 – 8)
There are no formal formative assessment components for this module, but formative feedback will be given to individual students in tutorials and through practical workshops.
Students receive written feedback on their coursework and verbal feedback on their practical work throughout the module.
Reading list for CINEMATOGRAPHY : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/fvp2004
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.