Course Title: Organise and monitor bump in/bump out

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

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

David Hannan
david.hannan@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

Week         
Class ContentAssessment
Week 1

Identify and organise physical element requirements

Studio basics introduction. Studio passes. Safe operation of studio facilities including lights and camera crane. Intro/studio plans/pedestals/camera basics/videos. Roles/scripts/control room/sound/vision mixer/CCU/Router Program Run In.doc Key Roles of Floor Manager [FM], Audio Director [AD], Lighting Director [LD] and Technical Director [TD]

 
Week 2

Make plans for movement of physical elements

The Camera chain. Understanding and operating the Sony camera chain. Dollying Camera’s, Cable issues. Role of the FM and TD
 

 
Week 3

Oversee the movement of physical elements

Setting Lighting, staging, camera positions and Audio equipment for practice runs. EWP.
 

 
Week 4Identify and organise physical element requirements for Photo Storyboard project.  
Week 5Labour Day Holiday 
Week 6Operate in roles of FM, TD, LD and AD for simulated production. Assessments # 1 Photo Storyboard groups 1 & 2Task 1 of 4
Week 7Assessments # 1 Photo Storyboard 3 & 4

Task 1 of 4 

Week 8Assessments # 1 Photo Storyboard 5 & 6
De Brief Photo Storyboards. Pre planning 24 Melbourne Interviews/interview bump in lighting issues. Bumping in Audio workshop.
Task 1 of 4
Week 9

Identify and organise physical element requirements for ’Newsline’ and ’24 melbourne’ projects.

Make plans for movement of physical elements for Studio in planning group projects
Bumping in sets, camera pedestals, microphones and lighting fixtures.Rehearsals of projects .

 
Week 10 Rehearsals of projects Studio A ‘Newsline’ prep Network 10 News Rundowns 
Week 11Studio A/B ‘Newsline’ rehearsals
Week 12Mock ’24 Melbourne’ shoot.
Trouble shooting the Control room and signal.
Moving Camera shots. Crane cam.

 

Week 13Formal rehearsal week for In various roles of FM, TD, LD and AD oversee the movement of physical elements for simulated workplace production of actual live to air ‘Newsline’ production.
Assessment # 2
Task 2 of 4

 

Week 14 ‘Newsline’ Production
Assessment # 2
Task 2 of 4

 

 

Week 15‘Newsline’ Production
Assessment # 2
Task 2 of 4

 

 

Week 16Feedback and Review of Photo Storyboard and Newsline and look forward to 24 Melbourne 
Week 17Advanced studio operation. Visit to Network Seven, Audio, Lighting & Camera refreshers (Camera crane)
 
 
Week 18Master control operations and communication in ’24 Melbourne’ Productions
Assessment # 3
Task 3 of 4
Week 19Guest Presenter (TBC) & ’24 Melbourne’ Productions
 
 
Week 20Operating a production with Master Control & ’24 Melbourne’ Productions
 
 
Week 21
’24 Melbourne’ Productions final rehearsals
 
Week 22Studio production with advanced Camera (Crane) and Dollying rehearsals
Assessment # 4 Complete ’24 Melbourne’ Productions
Task 4 of 4
Week 23Studio production with advanced Camera (Crane) and Dollying.
Assessment # 4 Complete ’24 Melbourne’ Productions

 Task 4 of 4

Week 24Planning for Production in an ‘Outside Broadcast’
Assessment # 4 Complete ’24 Melbourne’ Productions

 Task 4 of 4

Week 25Trouble shooting for Outside Broadcast, issues, and a pathway to staying ‘On Air’
Assessment # 4 Complete ’24 Melbourne’ Productions
Task 4 of 4

 

Week 26Guest Presenter (TBC) Simulated ‘OB’
Assessment # 4 Complete ’24 Melbourne’ Productions
 
Task 4 of 4
Week 27Simulated ‘OB’ # 2 ‘The light keeps changing’
Assessment # 4 Complete ’24 Melbourne’ Productions
Task 4 of 4
Week 28Assessment # 4 Complete ’24 Melbourne’ ProductionsTask 4 of 4

 

Week 29Assessment # 4 Complete ’24 Melbourne’ ProductionsTask 4 of 4

 

Week 30Assessment # 4 Complete ’24 Melbourne’ ProductionsTask 4 of 4
Week 31Assessment # 4 Complete ’24 Melbourne’ Productions

 Task 4 of 4

Week 32Reserved for Production Factory to allow incomplete assessment observationsTask 4 of 4


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

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following assessment to a satisfactory standard.
You will receive feedback on all assessment and where indicated, you will receive a grade. Graded assessment tasks are equally weighted and will determine your final result for this course.
You must submit all pieces of assessment in order for your competency to be assessed in this course.


Assessment
1. 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
2. Participate in ‘Newsline’ production as Floor Manager, Lighting Director, Audio Director or Technical Director and Lighting/Staging/audio Crew Member . In weeks 13, 14 & 15 Sem I
3. Show your personal original Floor plan/ Lighting Plan for a ’24 Melbourne’ segment, showing positions of Cast, Cameras and lighting. Due week 2 Sem II


4. Participate in ’24 Melbourne’ productions as Floor Manager, Lighting Director, Audio Director or TD and Lighting/Staging/audio Crew Member. In weeks 6-15 Sem II. Graded task.
 

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

 

Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters: rmit.edu.au/students

 

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. Non-attendance may seriously jeopardise the chances of success in a course. Clearly, non-attendance at an assessment will result in failure of that assessment. Where visa conditions apply, attendance is compulsory.

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.

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (web link)

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process through which people can gain entry to, or credit in, recognised courses based on competencies gained. The competencies may have been gained through experience in the workplace, in voluntary work, in social or domestic activities or through informal or formal training or other life experiences. Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) applies if a student has previously successfully completed the requirements of a unit of competency or module and is now required to be reassessed to ensure that the competency has been maintained.

Assessment and Feedback (web link)

You will receive verbal feedback during scheduled class times, 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 Progress (web link)

Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential.

Special consideration for Late Submission (web link)

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.

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism (web link)

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

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