Course Title: Location manage a film or television shoot

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5134

Course Title: Location manage a film or television shoot

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Course Contact: Roz Berrystone

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4974

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

Students will learn how to source locations, organise shooting agreements with location owners.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFPOP08A Location manage a film or television shoot


Arrange cast and crew services

Confirm location details

Determine requirements for shooting at location

Finalise location production operations

Manage the public

Monitor production and oversee safety of crew, cast and equipment on location

Oversee set up of equipment and shooting requirements

Prepare location for shooting

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

For 2nd year students only (those who started in 2007):
2nd semester only:
Peer & self evaluation as crew member
Producer/director evaluation & analysis of own shoot
Production (shoot/fine cut) - evaluation by production supervisor/lecturer
Deliverables (dv master, dvd etc)
Post production paperwork
Production supervisor/lecturer’s evaluation of completed production