20 credits at level HE4
The primary focus of this module is on the studio equipment required to produce a Music Video, taking into account the creative elements of Music Video production through practical technological application of the equipment used on set and in the studio. Students will develop a good working knowledge of both camera techniques and lighting techniques as well as the use of audio recording elements used in the video / film studio. Furthermore this module is taught using hands on methods where students are given the skills and confidence to work in a studio environment.
The module will acquaint students with facilities available in studios to create professional video products
-Video camera equipment
-Single camera setups
-The techniques of these differing ways of filming.
Learning will take place through a series of 1 hour lectures and presentations.
The learning is self taught and supervised thru one to one mentoring. Assessment will be formative used during in class course work with support to help students. Summative assessment will be by means of assignment projects.
Formal lectures (56).
In studio Practical study (28).
Directed research (58).
Assignment preparation and implementation (58).
Total of 200 hours
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Be able to Identify the constituent elements of a film/video studio
1.Discribe the various components of a recording studio
2.Discuss the usage of equipment in context of the shot / production
|2.||Have developed an understanding of studio session procedures for an efficient and safe approach to the filming process.||
1. Apply appropriate pre-production techniques to make optimum use of available studio time.
2. Carry out appropriate precautions for health and safety within the studio.
3. Assess technical and artistic criteria to enable appropriate camera / lighting arrangement for shot capture
|3.||Be able to evaluate techniques for filming within the technical and creative boundaries of the project.||
1. Evaluate various the theories of camera and lighting techniques
2. Define the correct chrastericts of lighting
3. Creatively apply lighting and camera techniques to complement and enhance the final product.
|4.||Be able to work effectively in a team||
1. identify the various individuals and their roles in the film / video studio
2. demonstrate communication in a varity of different methods
3.Present structured information verbally, visually and in written form
|5.||Recognise and employ alternative learning approaches, plus conduct self appraisal in relation to given skills set and identify targets for achievement at Level One.||Produce a Personal Development Plan using appropriate ICT.|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||Create and cost a studio setup researching equipment and the roles of various individuals||Film a short piece in the studio||PDP: self-appraisal exercise & formulation of study goals|
There are no prerequisites for this module.
No restrictions apply.
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