Course Title: Organise and monitor bump in/bump out

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

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.
Organise and monitor Bump in/Bump out  BUSM-6441c

Week         
Class ContentElements                            
Week 1Studio 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. Tech Specs – RMIT & C31.Element 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3
Week 2The Camera chain. Understanding and operating the Sony camera chain. Grey scale, white balance, basic CCU operation.
 
Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5
Week 3Vision Mixer, EVS and Technical direction /Mixing and TD /practice runs
 
Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3
Week 4Graphics, EVS, Pipeline & EditshareElement 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3
Week 5Labour Day Holiday 
Week 6Formative assessments # 1 Photo Storyboard 1 & 2Element 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Week 7Formative assessments # 1 Photo Storyboard 3 & 4Element 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Week 8Formative assessments # 1 Photo Storyboard 5 & 6
De Brief Photo Storyboards. Pre planning Roy Melba Variety Interviews/interview lighting. Audio workshop
Element 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Week 9Studio planning group projects
Mixing, Technical and Camera skills Rehearsals of projects .
Formative assessment # 2
Element 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Week 10 Rehearsals of projects Studio A ‘Newsline’ prep Network 10 News RundownsElement 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Week 11Studio A/B ‘Newsline’ rehearsalsElement 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Week 12Roy Melba /Variety Interview shoot 1 Variety Interview shoot 2
Trouble shooting the Control room and signal.
 
Element 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Week 13Formal rehearsal week for ‘Newsline’
Formative assessment # 3
Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Week 14 ‘Newsline’ Production
Formative assessment # 3
Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Week 15‘Newsline’ Production
Formative assessment # 3
Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Week 16Roy Melba / Variety Interview shoot 3 Variety Interview shoot 4Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3
Week 17Advanced studio operation. Audio, Lighting & Camera refresher
 
Element 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3
Week 18Master control operations and communication Roy Melba Productions
Formative assessment # 4
Element 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3
Week 19Guest Presenter (TBC) & Roy Melba Productions
 
Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Week 20Operating a production with Master Control & Roy Melba Productions
 
Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Week 21Painting the Picture. Advanced set up and operation of RCP D50
Roy Melba Productions
Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Week 22Studio production with advanced Camera and Graphics rehearsals
Summative assessment # 5
Element 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Week 23Studio production with advanced Camera and Graphics
Summative assessment # 5 Complete summative assessment productions
Element 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Week 24Planning for Production in an ‘Outside Broadcast’
Summative assessment # 5 Complete summative assessment productions
Element 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Week 25Trouble shooting for Outside Broadcast, issues, and a pathway to staying ‘On Air’
Summative assessment # 5 Complete summative assessment productions
Element 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3

 

Week 26Guest Presenter (TBC) Simulated ‘OB’
Summative assessment # 5 Complete summative assessment productions
 
Element 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Week 27Simulated ‘OB’ # 2 ‘The light keeps changing’
Summative assessment # 5 Complete summative assessment productions 
Element 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Week 28Summative assessment # 5 Complete summative assessment productionsElement 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Week 29Summative assessment # 5 Complete summative assessment productionsElement 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Week 30Summative assessment # 5 Complete summative assessment productionsElement 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Week 31Summative assessment # 5 Complete summative assessment productionsElement 1
1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Element 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Week 32Reserved for Production FactoryElement 2
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Element 3
3.1, 3.2, 3.3


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 essential building blocks for the more substantial summative assessment tasks. Summative assessment tasks in this unit are graded.

To demonstrate competency in this course you need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.
You must submit all pieces of assessment in order for your competency to be assessed in this course.


Formative Assessment
•Participate in Photo Story production as Floor Manager, Technical Director, Lighting director & Audio director. 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
•Show your Work Safely AAA pass (JSA or Safe Work methods Statement). Due week 9 Sem I
•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
•Show your personal original Floor plan/ Lighting Plan for a Roy Melba segment, showing positions of Cast, Cameras and lighting. Due week 2 Sem II
 


Summative Assessment
•Participate in ‘Roy Melba’s In Tuition’ productions as Floor Manager, Lighting Director, Audio Op or 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
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.

Feedback - You will receive spoken and written feedback from teachers on your work. Where appropriate, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Student feedback at RMIT http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=9pp3ic9obks7

Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1

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. You can apply in writing for up to a week’s extension from your course teacher. If you need a longer extension, you wil need to apply for special consideration. Special consideration, appeals and discipline http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism - RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n

Work Placement:
It is a requirement of this program that all students participate in authentic work related tasks. These may be either simulated or in a real work environment. On occasion, we are approached by industry and given opportunities for students to apply for short term placements. When these placement opportunities arise, students are required to negotiate the specific details with the relevant program coordinator or teacher. All industry placements require students, RMIT staff and host organisations to sign a written agreement prior to the commencement of the placement.
 

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