Course Title: Video Production for Multimedia

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Video Production for Multimedia

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345H Media and Communication


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015


RMIT University Vietnam


345H Media and Communication


Viet2 2007,
Viet3 2007,
Viet1 2008,
Viet2 2008,
Viet3 2008,
Viet1 2009,
Viet2 2009,
Viet3 2009,
Viet1 2010,
Viet2 2010,
Viet3 2010,
Viet1 2011,
Viet2 2011,
Viet3 2011,
Viet1 2012,
Viet2 2012,
Viet3 2012,
Viet1 2013,
Viet2 2013,
Viet3 2013,
Viet1 2014,
Viet2 2014,
Viet3 2014,
Viet1 2015,
Viet2 2015

Course Coordinator: Dr Shaun Wilson

Course Coordinator Phone: +(61 3) 9925 9825

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 7.3.24

Course Coordinator Availability: Please email for appointment

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Assumed Knowledge

It is assumed that you have completed the core design courses for the Bachelor of Design (Multimedia Systems).

Course Description

This course will introduce the principles and practice of video production including script writing, art direction, editing and file management. There will be studio and location shoots.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

You will study video production techniques within a creative production environment similar to industry and learn a culture, which encourages artist exploration of the media, celebrates its possibilities and respects well-developed skills. You will develop and refine creative concepts and apply these in practice to project work and assignments that require innovative and effective responses. Collaborative projects develop teamwork skills. Project outcomes are negotiated through agreed commitments with between yourself and the lecturer. Project work immerses you in multimedia video production from concept to screen. Electives develop advanced skills. The course embraces new technology, creative and innovative practice.In this course you will develop the following program capabilities:

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • To provide a basis for you to develop video production skills relevant to the area of multimedia production.
  • Use video equipment to record and to create video material suitable for use in a multimedia project, including both location and studio based environments.
  • Demonstrate video editing concepts using analogue or digital editing platforms.
  • Digitise video and audio clips to produce assets suitable for multimedia use using industry specific hardware and software.

Overview of Learning Activities

You will be offered a range of experiences that include:  

  • Tutorials
  • Workshops
  • Film shoots
  • Studio classes in editing

This course includes work integrated learning such as simulated multimedia video production from concept to screen.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

It is recommended that you have personal access to current (educational) versions of software used in the course. Also recommended is that you have some variety of portable data storage media PC and MAC for large file transport

Overview of Assessment


You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program capabilities. Assessment may include practical exercises and production examples.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

An assessment charter () summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which are described and referenced in a single document