Course Title: Contribute to the organisation of productions

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: PERF5080C

Course Title: Contribute to the organisation of productions

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4348 - Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services

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

Simon Embury
(03) 9925 4345
simon.embury@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 50

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

Successful live events depend heavily on effective planning. In this course you will learn the skills and knowledge required to assist with planning, organizing and rehearsing the kinds of productions typically associated with the live events industry.

This course is delivered with CUAVSS302 Operate vision systems (VART6344C) but is assessed separately.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPPM401 Contribute to the organisation of productions

Element:

1. Contribute to the planning of productions

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Confirm with relevant personnel own creative planning and other roles and responsibilities related to productions
1.2 Follow performance-planning instructions and preparations as advised by relevant personnel
1.3 Complete responsibilities within required timeframes

Element:

2. Assist with running technical and creative dress rehearsals

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Coordinate performers effectively according to requirements
2.2 Give clear, audible and correctly sequenced instructions to performers
2.3 Work effectively with members of production teams, following health and safety procedures at all times

Element:

3. Assist with productions

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Make sure that performers know when to arrive at venues to meet performance requirements
3.2 Carry out own roles and responsibilities in line with advice from stage manager and other relevant personnel
3.3 Carry out post-production or bump-out responsibilities according to instructions from relevant personnel
3.4 Use feedback from relevant personnel to identify areas of own organisational practice that could be improved


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements. Through the application of these skills and this knowledge, you will be able to work with others to plan, organize and produce a series of live-switched television productions. The skills which you will obtain from this course can be applied across a range of activities in the live production industry.


Details of Learning Activities

Out of-class self-directed learner activities for this course include but are not limited to: group production planning meetings, private research and revision of notes to reinforce classroom content. These activities will be monitored during class through question/answer sessions.

  • Production planning sessions
  • Group discussions
  • Equipment demonstrations, set-up and operation
  • Studio shooting practice and production
  • Studio shooting for production


Teaching Schedule

Class
Planned Activities (subject to change)Elements CoveredAssessment
1

Contribute
• Contribute to the organization of productions course overview and assessment requirements

Assessment Task #1 - Photo storyboard pre-production documentation and vision mix assigned
Assessment Task #2 - Variety Interview pre-production documentation and vision mix assigned

 Operate Vision
•Operate Vision System course overview and assessment requirements
•Video system technical terms and standards
•Undertake vision system operations
•OH&S and Manual Handling
•Answer questions contained in the Vision System Operation Worksheet

Assessment Task #1 - Vision System Operation Worksheet assigned

 

Vision: 1,2
Contribute: 1
 

 
2

 Contribute
• Production planning Vision: 1,2
Contribute: 1

Operate Vision
•Video camera technical terms
•Undertake vision system operations
•Answer questions contained in the Vision System Operation Worksheet

 Vision: 1,2
Contribute: 1
 
3

Contribute
• Photo Storyboard Productions Shoot Day 1
• Assist with running technical and creative dress rehearsals
• Assist with productions 

Operate Vision
•Video camera set-up – basic features
•Undertake vision system operations
•Complete vision system operations
•Answer questions contained in the Vision System Operation Worksheet

 Vision: 1,2Contribute
Assessment task #1 - Photo storyboard pre-production documentation and vision mix due for some students
4

 Contribute
• Photo Storyboard Productions Shoot Day 2
• Assist with running technical and creative dress rehearsals
• Assist with productions

Operate Vision
•Video camera set-up – advanced features
•Undertake vision system operations
•Demonstration of video waveform monitor
•Answer questions contained in the Vision System Operation Worksheet

 Vision: 1,2,3
Contribute: 1,2,3
Contribute
Assessment task #1 - Photo storyboard pre-production documentation and vision mix due for some students
 
5

 

Contribute
• Photo Storyboard Productions Shoot Day 3
• Assist with running technical and creative dress rehearsals
• Assist with productions 


Assessment task #2 Organising and Rehearsing component assigne
d.

Operate Vision
•Completion of Assessment task 1: Vision System Operation Worksheet

Assessment task #2 - Vision System Operation - Professional Video Camera Set-up assigned

Vision: 1,2,3
Contribute: 1,2,3
 

Contribute
Assessment task #1 - Photo storyboard pre-production documentation and vision mix due for some students

 


Operate Vision
Assessment task #1 - Vision System Operation Worksheet due for all students

6

 Contribute
• Photo Storyboard Productions Shoot Day 4
• Assist with running technical and creative dress rehearsals
• Assist with productions

Operate Vision
•Lighting requirements for television
•Demonstration of three-point lighting
•Practice with lighting set-ups

 Vision: 1,2,3
Contribute: 1,2,3
 Contribute
Photo storyboard pre-production documentation and vision mix due for some students
7

Contribute
• Assist with running technical and creative dress rehearsals
• Assist with productions 

Operate Vision
•Practice for Assessment Task 2 - Vision System Operation - Professional Video Camera Set-up

Vision: 1,2,3
Contribute: 1,2,3
 
 
8

 Contribute
• Shoot Practice Interviews
• Assist with running technical and creative dress rehearsals
• Assist with productions

Operate Vision
•Practice for Assessment Task 2 - Vision System Operation - Professional Video Camera Set-up

Vision: 1,2,3
Contribute: 1,2,3
 
 
9

Contribute
• Shoot Live performance Segments
• Assist with running technical and creative dress rehearsals
• Assist with productions 

Operate Vision
•Practice for Assessment Task 2 - Vision System Operation - Professional Video Camera Set-up

Vision: 1,2,3
Contribute: 1,2,3
 
10

 Contribute
• Rehearsals for Variety Interviews
• Assist with running technical and creative dress rehearsals
• Assist with productions

Operate Vision
•Assessment task 2 - Vision System Operation - Professional Video Camera Set-up

Vision: 1,2,3
Contribute: 1,2,3
Operate Vision

 Vision Assessment task #2 due for some students

11

Contribute
•Variety Interview Shoot Day 1
•Assist with running technical and creative dress rehearsals
•Assist with productions
 
Operate Vision
•Assessment task 2 - Vision System Operation - Professional Video Camera Set-up

Vision: 1,2,3
Contribute: 1,2,3

Contribute
Assessment Task #2 - Variety Interview pre-production documentation and vision mix due for some students

Operate Vision
Assessment task #2 due for some students

12

 Contribute
• Variety Interview Shoot Day 2
• Assist with running technical and creative dress rehearsals
• Assist with productions

Operate Vision
•Assessment task 2 - Vision System Operation - Professional Video Camera Set-up

Vision: 1,2,3
Contribute: 1,2,3
Contribute
Assessment Task #2 - Variety Interview pre-production documentation and vision mix due for some students
13

Contribute
• Variety Interview Shoot Day 3
• Assist with running technical and creative dress rehearsals
• Assist with productions 

Operate Vision
•Catch-up assessments (if required)

Vision: 1,2,3
Contribute: 1,2,3
 
Contribute
Assessment Task #2 - Variety Interview pre-production documentation and vision mix due for some students
14

 Contribute
• Variety Interview Shoot Day 4
• Assist with running technical and creative dress rehearsals
• Assist with productions

Operate Vision
•Operate Vision Systems Course review and feedback
•Feedback on Vision Mix Television Productions

Vision: 3
Contribute: 1,2,3
 
Contribute
Assessment Task #2 - Variety Interview pre-production documentation and vision mix due for some students
    


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

None prescribed at time of writing.


References

You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information. Students are expected to make full use of University library facilities, in researching about this course.


Other Resources

You should refer to Blackboard for resources for this course. The teacher may refer you to other resources.

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems and access to specialised facilities and relevant software. You will also have access of the library resources.
It is recommended that you bring materials to classes and productions to make notes, for example;
• a pen and notepaper
• a laptop computer with word and excel type programs.


Overview of Assessment

 Assessment for this course will involve demonstration of of skills and knowledge through a series of practical and written tasks .


Assessment Tasks

This course is delivered with CUAPPM401 Contribute to the organization of productions PERF 5080C but is assessed separately.
Assessment for this course is ungraded. Units of competency are assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment. To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback from the teacher at the conclusion of each assessment task.


You should refer to the assessment brief which is available on Blackboard for full details of these assessment tasks.


There are four assessment tasks for this course - 2 assessment tasks for Operate Vision Systems and 2 assessment tasks for Contribute to the organisation of productions
 

Operate Vision Systems

Operate Vision Systems Assessment Task #1 - Vision System Operation Worksheet
•Assigned Class 1
•Due Class 5

For this assignment, you will submit a completed worksheet answering questions relating to:

  • Professional video camera technical standards, operational features, capacities and limitations
  • The role and responsibility of video operators in the context of live productions
  • Issues and challenges arising in video operation in the context of live productions
  • Work Health and Safety issues relating to video operation in the context of live productions
  • Professional video camera set-up checklist

Operate Vision Systems Assessment Task #2 - Vision System Operation -Professional Video Camera Set-up (Open Book)
•Assigned Class 5
•Due Class 10-12 according to assessment roster

Working individually, you will set-up, prepare for operation and pack-up a professional video camera eg. JVC DVC 500, Panasonic P2-502, monitor and tripod within a time-frame of 20 minutes.

Contribute to the organisation of productions

Contribute to the organisation of productions Assessment task #1 - Photo storyboard pre-production documentation and vision mix.
•Assigned: Class 1.
•Due: Class 3,4,5 or 6 depending on a production schedule roster.


Contribute to the organisation of productions Assessment task #2 - Variety Interview pre-production documentation and vision mix.
•Assigned: Class 1.
•Due: Class 11,12,13 or 14 depending on a production schedule roster.

Grades that apply to courses delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment:
•CA Competency Achieved
•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

Cover Sheet for Submissions:
You must complete and sign a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions.

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

Assessment Feedback:
Assessment feedback is used to enable and enhance student learning. You will receive spoken and/or written feedback on your work. Where appropriate, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can improve your work. www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qwxbqbg739rl1

Student Progress:
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. www1.rmit.edu.au/students/acadprogress

Assessment:
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 adjustment to your assessment. To support student success, RMIT University provides a range of adjustments to assessment. www1.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment/adjustment

 

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. www1.rmit.edu.au/students/academic-integrity

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning:
You may be eligible for credit towards this course if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning. You can find out more about this process on the RMIT website. Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning
 

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