Course Title: Screen Production 1

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Screen Production 1

Credit Points: 12


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COMM2521

City Campus

Undergraduate

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 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 by email


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

In this course you will collaboratively develop and produce a short film that is a dramatisation based on an existing script. Working as part of a team you will undertake a range of roles in the production of a short film and you will participate in projects that require you to work with others on location. You will apply a range of technical skills in these projects, including video and sound recording as well as post-production editing.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Course Learning Outcomes


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

  • examine and interpret narrative requirements of translating an existing script into a audio/visual design
  • develop a production plan as part of a team, including the technical and resource requirements
  • undertake different screen production roles and apply a range of film production principles and techniques to the collaborative production of a short film.


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 learning outcomes. Assessment may include a range of activities such as project planning and production both individually and as part of a group, and self assessment.

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