1 x 1-hour seminar weekly
1 x 2-hour workshop weekly
1 x 2-hour film screening once-only
1 Admission into BMEDIAA-Bachelor of Media Arts
1a Admission into BCACD-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Costume Design)
1b Admission into BCIFT-Bachelor of Creative Industries (Film and Television)
1c Admission into BCIDM-Bachelor of Creative Industries (Digital Media)
1d Admission into BEDSEC-Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
1e Admission into BCIM-Bachelor of Creative Industries (Music)
1f Admission into BCIDMFP-Bachelor of Creative Industries (Digital Media) - City Campus
1g Admission into BCIFTFP-Bachelor of Creative Industries (Film and Television) - City Campus
1h Admission into BMCFP-Bachelor of Media and Communication - City Campus
1i Admission into BCACDV-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Costume Design) - VET Entry
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i))
Enrolment not permitted
1 of SCME1070, SCME2050, SCME8060 has been successfully completed
Assignment(s), Project, Test(s), Practical work, Tutorial participation
Topic description

This topic introduces students to the basic skills and conceptual development of screen production. Students will work as individuals and in groups on production assignments and exercises to examine and explore production techniques, crewing and creative problem solving in camera, lighting and sound operation and in non-linear editing.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Introduce students to camera, lighting, and sound recording equipment and techniques
  • Introduce students to non-linear editing techniques and organisation of media files
  • Provide students with opportunities to develop screen production skills through group activities and assignments
  • Provide students with opportunities to collaborate creatively and problem solve with their peers
  • Give students a basic overall awareness of the production and post production process
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Demonstrate basic skills in camera, lighting and sound recording techniques
  2. Demonstrate basic skills in editing techniques and organisation of media files
  3. Collaborate with peers on screen production activities and assignments
  4. Demonstrate problem solving in creative work
  5. Show evidence of initiative and creativity within a group context
  6. Demonstrate appropriate and meaningful visual language for use in screen stories