Course Title: Production Management for Screen Media

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Production Management for Screen Media

Credit Points: 12


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COMM2517

City Campus

Undergraduate

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2013,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 2 2017

Course Coordinator: Andrew Harrison

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 4350

Course Coordinator Email: andrew.harrison@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 94.02.34

Course Coordinator Availability: Appointment via email


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


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

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES


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

You will be actively engaged in learning that involves a range of activities such as studios, project work, lectures, tutorials, class discussion, individual and group activities.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.
A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.

The University Library has extensive resources for Media and Communication students. The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies http://rmit.libguides.com/media-and-communication.

The Library provides guides on academic referencing: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian.


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 Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: Assessment