Course Title: Direct television programs and segments

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4197

Course Title: Direct television programs and segments

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART5929C

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Term1 2011

Course Contact: Adam Lovell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4976

Course Contact Email: adam.lovell@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

Television producers and directors who work on programs with a clearly defined format apply the skills and knowledge described in this unit.
Directors are responsible for directing the crew, as well as program guests, interviewees or any member of the public being filmed for programs. Even though directors act with a fair degree of autonomy, they are members of a production team. In general they report to an executive producer, news editor or program producer.
In some circumstances, the role of director and producer may be combined.
The competency VART5929C Direct television programs and segments is taught alongside PERF5064C Implement lighting designs


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites or co-requisites for this unit.

The competency VART5929C Direct television programs and segments is taught alongside PERF5064C Implement lighting designs



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFDRT401A Direct television programs and segments

Elements:

1 Undertake pre-production

2 Direct program segments

3 Direct programs

4 Review programs.


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to apply creative directing techniques to a range of media productions.


Overview of Assessment

 Assessment will involve practical exercises, knowledge assessment tasks and practical group projects.

This course will be delivered and assessed in conjunction with implement lighting designs- CUFLGT401A.