Course Title: Organise and monitor bump in/bump out

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2013

Course Code: BUSM6441C

Course Title: Organise and monitor bump in/bump out

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
(03) 99254842
rowan.humphrey@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 150

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

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to oversee the bump in/bump out process for one or more technical aspects of a production. Head technicians or floor management personnel would generally undertake this role.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUETEM06B Organise and monitor bump in/bump out

Element:

1 Identify and organise physical element requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Correctly interpret production documentation to determine the scope and type of physical elements required
1.2. Complete accurate inventory checks to ensure required physical elements are available and ready for use
1.3. Identify the need for additional equipment or materials and order or organise these in accordance with organisational procedures and relevant budgetary guidelines
 

Element:

2 Make plans for movement of physical elements

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Liaise with other production personnel to determine the most effective sequential order for the movement and installation of physical elements
2.2. Identify relevant transport requirements
2.3. Organise transport or communicate needs to appropriate personnel as required in accordance with organisational procedures
2.4. Make realistic estimates of the numbers of people required for the movement of equipment and provide information to relevant colleagues
2.5. Clearly and accurately document plans for movement and installation of equipment in accordance with organisational procedures
 

Element:

3 Oversee the movement of physical elements

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Provide clear instructions to appropriate personnel regarding the movement of physical elements to ensure safety and avoid damage to equipment
3.2. Monitor the bump in/bump out process to ensure that work is carried out in accordance with instructions
3.3. Organise appropriate storage and security of physical elements where required, including valuable items and any hazardous materials
 


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 contentAssessmentElements
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 1
2 The Camera chain. Understanding and operating the Sony camera chain. Grey scale, white balance, basic CCU operation. 2
 
3Vision Mixer and Technical direction /Mixing and TD /practice runs 2,3
4 Graphics, Recording to tape, Pipeline & Editshare 2,3
5 Labour 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
 
 1,2,3
7Formative assessments # 1
Photo Storyboard 3 & 4
 Formative assessments # 1
 
1,2,3
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
 
1,2,3
 
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
10 Rehearsals of projects Studio A ‘Newsline’ prep Network 10 News Rundowns  2,3
11Studio A ‘Newsline’ rehearsals  1,2,3
12Roy Melba /Variety Interview shoot 1 Variety Interview shoot 2
Trouble shooting the Control room and signal.
  2,3
1313 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
 
 1,2,3
14 Summative assessment # 3
20 May ‘Newsline’ production  
 Summative assessment # 3
 
 1,2,3
15 Summative assessment # 3
27 May ‘Newsline’ production
 Summative assessment # 3
 
 1,2,3
16 Roy Melba / Variety Interview shoot 3 Variety Interview shoot 4  1,2,3
SemTwo 1 Advanced studio operation. Audio, Lighting & Camera refresher  1
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
 
1
3Guest Presenter (TBC) & Roy Melba Productions  1
4 Operating a production with Master Control & Roy Melba Productions  2,3
5 Painting the Picture. Advanced set up and operation of RCP D50
Roy Melba Productions
  2
6 Studio 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
 
 1,2,3
7Studio production with advanced Camera and Graphics
Summative assessment # 5
Complete summative assessment productions
 Summative assessment # 5
 
 1,2,3
8 Planning for Production in an ‘Outside Broadcast’
Summative assessment # 5
Complete summative assessment productions
 Summative assessment # 5
 
 1,2,3
9 Trouble shooting for Outside Broadcast, issues, and a pathway to staying ‘On Air’
Summative assessment # 5
Complete summative assessment productions
 Summative assessment # 5
 
 1,2,3
10Guest Presenter (TBC) Simulated ‘OB’
Summative assessment # 5
Complete summative assessment productions
 Summative assessment # 5
 
1,2,3
11 Simulated ‘OB’ # 2 ‘The light keeps changing’
Summative assessment # 5
Complete summative assessment productions
 Summative assessment # 5
 
 1,2,3
12 Summative assessment # 5
Complete summative assessment productions
 Summative assessment # 5
 
 1,2,3
13Summative assessment # 5
Complete summative assessment productions
  Summative assessment # 5
 
1,2,3
 
14 Summative assessment # 5
Complete summative assessment productions
 Summative assessment # 5
 
 1,2,3
15 Summative assessment # 5
Complete summative assessment productions
 Summative assessment # 5
 
 1,2,3
16 No class 1,2,3 
 
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

Complete pre-production and production tasks to Bump in and Bump out a range of television productions.


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 Floor Manager, Technical Director, Lighting director, Audio Set up and pack up of sets, camera, audio and lighting gear in studio according to studio protocols. . In week 6,7 & 8 Sem I
2. Show your Work Safely AAA pass (JSA or Safe Work methods Statement) . Due week 9 Sem I
4. Show your personal original Segment rundown for a Roy Melba segment & Floor plan showing positions of Cast and Cameras & Lighting Plan Due week 2 sem II


Summative Assessment
3. Participate in ‘Newsline’ production as Floor Manager, Lighting Director, Audio Op or Technical Director and Lighting/Staging/audio Crew Member . In weeks 13, 14 & 15 Sem I
5. Participate in ‘Roy Melba’ productions as Floor Manager, Lighting Director, Audio Op & TD and Lighting/Staging/audio Crew Member . In weeks 6-15 Sem II

For further information on the assessments and grading criteria, please refer to the course Blackboard site.

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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