TELEVISION STUDIO PRACTICE - 2017/8

Module code: MFC3029

Module provider

School of Literature and Languages

Module Leader

PRATT S Mrs (Music & Med)

Number of Credits

15

ECT Credits

7.5

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

JACs code

P311

Module cap (Maximum number of students)

N/A

Module Availability

Semester 2

Overall student workload

Independent Study Hours: 117

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT 30%
Project (Group/Individual/Dissertation) CONTRIBUTION TO GROUP PRODUCTION 30%
Coursework GROUP PRODUCTION 40%

Alternative Assessment

None.

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

None.

Module overview

This module allows students to build on the knowledge and skills gained at level one and two in developing an understanding of key practical aspects of audio visual media production and provides an opportunity to present ideas and analysis in the form of television studio based productions.

Module aims

Develop students' understanding of multi-camera and television studio production processes

Introduce students to a range of considerations associated with television studio based video production

Allow students to embody their theoretical and analytical understanding of media and communication in practice

Allow students to develop skills of responsibility and teamwork to a high level

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Demonstrate a sound understanding of current television studio and lighting equipment and editing software
Demonstrate an awareness of a range of considerations associated with television studio based video production
Work within the tight discipline of team practice in an industrial setting with an understanding of the conventions of multi-camera production
Analyse communication through practical media production
Undertake highly complex technical projects from concept to realisation working effectively as a member of a production team

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content


Understanding studio facilities
Lighting for the TV studio
Co-ordinating gallery and studio floor
Developing the studio script
Blocking out and rehearsals
Capturing performances in the studio environment
As live production and coordination 

Methods of Teaching / Learning

The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:

 


Provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to produce an ‘as live’ television programme
Develop students’ skills at teamwork
Help student develop and refine their skills in critiquing their own production work


 

The learning and teaching methods include:

 


Demonstrations
Lectures and Tutorials
Practical exercises and formative coursework
Presentations
Group Studio work

Assessment Strategy

The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to produce a short ‘as live’ television programme in a studio environment

 

Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:


Continuous assessment of weekly tasks that build towards the final group production
12-minute group-produced programme (end of semester)
1000 – 2000 word individual evaluation of the final recorded programme and the group production strategy (due end of semester)


 

Formative assessment and feedback

 


Verbal feedback on weekly skills sessions
Verbal feedback on programme plans and strategy

Reading list

Reading list for TELEVISION STUDIO PRACTICE : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/mfc3029

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.