Course Title: Production Management for Screen Media

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Production Management for Screen Media

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Sem 2 2013,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015

Course Coordinator: Stephen Skok

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 4015

Course Coordinator

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

This course provides you with an overview of the stages of screen production. The course will reflect industry approaches and you will explore the stages of pre-production, production and post-production. You will develop short screen-based projects to investigate the various production stages. You will also examine industry procedures, resource management, health and safety, legal and ethical requirements.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

You will be assessed on your development of the following program learning outcomes in this course:

  • Interpret and respond to brief addressing stakeholders’ requirements.
  • Apply industry standards and expectations for ethical and sustainable practices including OH&S
  • Solve problems effectively with initiative, creativity and consultation

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

  • Identify the various stages of screen production and describe the processes and resource requirements for each stage
  • Discuss occupational health and safety procedures requirements for the various production stages and develop a risk management strategy for screen based projects
  • Identify and explain legal and ethical requirements for each stage of a production
  • Develop a production brief for a short production including identification of roles, responsibilities, budgets, and production schedules
  • Employ production management skills and knowledge in a short screen based project.

Overview of Learning Activities

Your learning activities may include classroom exercises, online, individual and group based activities. You will also be expected to undertake independent study.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.
All relevant course materials and lists of any suggested reading will be made available to you. You will also be expected to make use of the library resources.

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 a range of activities such as assignments, presentations, reports and technical documentation.
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 under ’Assesssment’ at: