Course Title: Realise productions

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2013

Course Code: BUSM6440C

Course Title: Realise productions

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4295 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media

Course Contact : Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Rowan Humphrey

rowan.humphrey@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 250

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None apply.

Course Description

This unit integrates key technical and organisational skills to realise multiple live productions. Productions include studio and location based small and large crew styles and involves collaborations with a wide range of production crew, talent and external entities.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUETEM08B Realise productions

Element:

1    Establish and plan for production requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Evaluate production concepts and documentation to
establish the nature of production requirements for the
area of work.
1.2 Confirm the key objectives and scope of the production
in consultation with appropriate colleagues.
1.3 Develop a realistic plan for the achievement of production
requirements, taking account of any operational
limitations and other impacting factors .
1.4 Agree, allocate and communicate responsibilities,
including timelines and budgets.
1.5 Reach agreement on suitable progress evaluation
mechanisms .
1.6 Accurately document work plans and provide relevant
information to production colleagues.
 

Element:

2. Implement and monitor

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Implement agreed plan and monitor progress against
timelines and objectives.
2.2 Identify and respond to any problems promptly.
2.3 Analyse problems and assess and action potential
solutions in consultation with relevant colleagues.
2.4 Take responsibility for resolving the problem within the
scope of individual authority, and consult with others in
accordance with organisational procedures.
2.5 Take appropriate follow-up action to monitor the
effectiveness of chosen solutions.
2.6 Update and distribute documentation in a timely manner.
 

Element:

3. Collaborate with production colleagues.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Treat colleagues with consideration, respect and empathy
to develop and maintain harmonious working
relationships.
3.2 Ensure an effective flow of communication between those
representing different areas of expertise to ensure quality
of the production.
 

Element:

4. Implement and monitor production/event operation.

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Action technical responsibilities in accordance with
production requirements.
4.2 Monitor relevant aspects of the production and take
appropriate action to resolve any problems.
4.3 Maintain communication with other key production
personnel at all times.
 

Element:

5. Evaluate the production/event.

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Assess the production in relation to key technical and
creative objectives in consultation with relevant colleagues
and customers.
5.2 Where possible make immediate adjustments to improve
production quality.
5.3 Share information from the evaluation with appropriate
colleagues and incorporate information into planning and
operation of future productions.
 


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

In class activities will include a range of teacher directed group activities/projects class exercises to review discussions/lectures independent project based work online research
group discussion
Out-of-class activities include completion of individual design and pre-production work, preparation for class presentations and location excursions.


Teaching Schedule

Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources.

 

WeekClass contentAssessmentCUETEM08B Realise productionsCUETEM06B
Organise and monitor bump in/bump out
 
CUFBRD402A
Vision Mix television productions
 
CUFCAM402A Shoot television content in a multi-camera environment
SemOne 1 Studio basics introduction. Studio passes. Vision Mixing Intro/studio plans/pedestals/camera basics/videos. Roles/scripts/control room/ sound/vision mixer/CCU/Router Program Run In.doc AAA  1111
2The Camera chain. Understanding and operating the Sony camera chain. Grey scale, white balance, basic CCU operation. 
 
222
3Vision Mixer and Technical direction /Mixing and TD /practice runs  2, 3333
4Graphics, Recording to tape, Pipeline & Editshare  2,312, 31
5Labour day Holiday     
6 Formative assessments # 1
Photo Storyboard 1&2
Show your own Segment rundown for the Photo Storyboard project [Realise Productions] Your segment rundown should be:
• On plain white A4 paper [landscape]
• In the approved format
Participate in production as:-
1. Producer of your production [Realise productions]
2. Vision Mixer/Director/ DA/ Graphics /EVS two takes. [Vision Mix]
3. Camera Operator for one other production. [Multi-cam]
4. FM, TD, Lighting director, Audio Set up and pack up of sets, camera, audio and lighting gear in studio according to studio protocols. [Bump in/out]
 Formative assessments # 1
 
 3,41, 2, 31, 2, 32, 3, 4
7Formative assessments # 1
Photo Storyboard 3 & 4
 Formative assessments # 1
 
 3, 41, 2, 31, 2, 32, 3, 4
8 Formative assessments # 1
Photo Storyboard 5 & 6
De Brief Photo Storyboards.
Pre planning Roy Melba Variety Interviews/interview lighting
Audio workshop
 Formative assessments # 1
 
3, 4, 5
 
1, 2, 31, 2, 32, 3, 4
9Guest Presenter (TBC) Studio planning group projects
Mixing, Technical and Camera skills Rehearsals of projects .

Formative assessment # 2
Show your Segment Brief for Roy Melba [Realise Productions]
Show your Work Safely AAA pass (JSA or Safe Work methods Statement) [Bump in/out]
Show your Work Smart AAA pass (Signal Flow & Vision Mix Setup) [Vision Mix]
Show your Work Smart AAA pass (Camera set up & operation) [Multi-cam]

 Formative assessment # 2
 
 1, 31, 211
10Rehearsals of projects Studio A ‘Newsline’ prep Network 10 News Rundowns  1, 2, 31, 21, 21, 2
11Studio A ‘Newsline’ rehearsals  2, 3, 41, 21, 21, 2
12 Roy Melba /Variety Interview shoot 1 Variety Interview shoot 2
Trouble shooting the Control room and signal.
  3, 41, 21, 21, 2
13 13 May Formal rehearsal week for ‘Newsline’
Summative assessment # 3
Participate in ‘Newsline’ production as:-
1. Vision Mixer, DA, Graphics, Autocue & VT/EVS Op [Realise productions] & [Vision Mix]
2. Camera Crew Member for at least one production. [Multi-cam]
3. Floor Manager, Lighting Director, Audio Op or Technical Director and Lighting/Staging/audio Crew Member [Bump in/out]
  Summative assessment # 3
 
 3, 4, 52, 32, 32, 3, 4
14 Summative assessment # 3
20 May ‘Newsline’ production  
 Summative assessment # 3
 
3, 4 ,52, 32, 32, 3, 4
15Summative assessment # 3
27 May ‘Newsline’ production
 Summative assessment # 3
 
 3, 4, 52, 32, 32, 3, 4
16 Roy Melba / Variety Interview shoot 3 Variety Interview shoot 4  1, 2, 5333, 4
 SEMESTER 2     
1 Advanced studio operation. Audio, Lighting & Camera refresher  1111
2Master control operations and communication
Roy Melba Productions
Formative assessment # 4
Show your personal original Segment rundown for a Roy Melba segment.
1. Floor plan showing positions of Cast and Cameras
2. Lighting Plan
3. Annotated rundown / Camera Cards
 Formative assessment # 4
 
 1111
3Guest Presenter (TBC) & Roy Melba Productions 1, 22, 322
4Operating a production with Master Control & Roy Melba Productions 1, 22, 322
5Painting the Picture. Advanced set up and operation of RCP D50
Roy Melba Productions
  1, 22, 322
6Studio production with advanced Camera and Graphics rehearsals
Summative assessment # 5
Produce a complete 4 minute segment for Roy Melba including studio links [Realise Productions]
Participate in ‘Roy Melba’ productions as:-
1. Vision Mixer, DA, Graphics & VT/EVS Op [Vision Mix]
2. Camera Crew Member for at least one production. [Multi-cam]
3. Floor Manager, Lighting Director, Audio Op & TD and Lighting/Staging/audio Crew Member [Bump in/out]
 Summative assessment # 5
 
 3, 4, 51, 2, 32, 32, 3, 4
7 Studio production with advanced Camera and Graphics
Summative assessment # 5
Complete summative assessment productions
 Summative assessment # 5
 
 3, 4, 52, 32, 32, 3, 4
8 Planning for Production in an ‘Outside Broadcast’
Summative assessment # 5
Complete summative assessment productions
 Summative assessment # 5
 
 3, 4, 52, 32, 32, 3, 4
9 Trouble shooting for Outside Broadcast, issues, and a pathway to staying ‘On Air’
Summative assessment # 5
Complete summative assessment productions
 Summative assessment # 5
 
  3, 4, 52, 32, 32, 3, 4
10Guest Presenter (TBC) Simulated ‘OB’
Summative assessment # 5
Complete summative assessment productions
 Summative assessment # 5
 
  3, 4, 52, 32, 32, 3, 4
11 Simulated ‘OB’ # 2 ‘The light keeps changing’
Summative assessment # 5
Complete summative assessment productions
 Summative assessment # 5
 
3, 4, 52, 32, 32, 3, 4
12 Summative assessment # 5
Complete summative assessment productions
 Summative assessment # 5
 
3, 4, 52, 32, 32, 3, 4
13Summative assessment # 5
Complete summative assessment productions
  Summative assessment # 5
 
3, 4, 5
 
2, 32, 32, 3, 4
14 Summative assessment # 5
Complete summative assessment productions
 Summative assessment # 5
 
  3, 4, 52, 32, 32, 3, 4
15 Summative assessment # 5
Complete summative assessment productions
 Summative assessment # 5
 
  3, 4, 52, 32, 32, 3, 4
16 No class     
17Reserved for Production Factory     


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

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References


Other Resources

It is recommended that you bring materials to classes to make notes, for example;
a pen and notepaper
a laptop computer


Overview of Assessment

Carry out the pre-production, production and contingent post production processes to realise a range of live productions in studio and on location.


Assessment Tasks

    Assessment tasks in this course are either formative or summative. Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered as essential building blocks for the more substantial summative assessment tasks.

To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessments and a grade for the summative assessment.

Formative Assessment
1. Participate in Photo Storyboard production as Producer of your production. In week 6,7 & 8 Sem I
2. Show your Segment Brief for Roy Melba. Due week 9 Sem I
4. Show your personal original Segment rundown for a Roy Melba segment. Due week 2 sem II


Summative Assessment
3. Participate in ‘Newsline’ production as Vision Mixer, DA, Graphics, Autocue & VT/EVS Op. In weeks 13, 14 & 15 Sem I
5. Produce a complete 4 minute segment for Roy Melba including studio links. In weeks 6-15 Sem II
Grades used in this unit are as follows:

CHD    Competent with High Distinction
CDI     Competent with Distinction
CC     Competent with Credit
CAG    Competence achieved – graded
NYC     Not Yet Competent
DNS     Did Not Submit for Assessment


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration

Other Information

Attendance
The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that students attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.

Cover Sheet for Submissions
All students must complete a submission cover sheet for each piece of submitted work.

Plagiarism - RMIT has a strict policy on plagiarism. For more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity

Copyright
All students have access to the myRMIT copyright shell. The myRMIT copyright shell contains information on copyright, plus also examples on how to use copyright works as part of your projects and assignments.

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration:
www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration/online

Student Progress Committee
This committee promotes the early identification of students who are not achieving acceptable academic performance. The committee provides identified students with assistance and seeks to ensure such students are aware of the range of support services available to them at the University. Student Progress Committee (SPC)

Student Feedback
Students are offered opportunities to provide feedback through a variety of mechanisms including online surveys conducted at the end of each course or semester, student complaints and Student Staff Consultative Committees
 

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