Course Title: Direct cinematography for screen productions

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6151 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

Course Title: Direct cinematography for screen productions

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART6434C

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

Direct cinematography for screen productions covers skills and knowledge required to devise and manage camera shoots across a wide range of screen content. Cinematographers are responsible for providing screen productions with their unique visual look. They work closely with directors and camera and lighting crews to achieve the required creative outcomes. 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUACAM601 Direct cinematography for screen productions

Elements:

1. Prepare for shoot

2. Manage set up for shoot

3. Direct shoot content

4. Wrap up shoot


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to work collaboratively with others to manage camera shoots for screen content productions.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester and will involve practical exercises, knowledge assessment tasks and practical team based location productions.