Course Title: Shoot a wide range of television content

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5218

Course Title: Shoot a wide range of television content

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 70.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254815

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Course Description

This unit of competency is delivered in the class Film 1.

The unit Shoot a wide range of television content CUFCAM401A looks at the skills and knowledge needed to film content for television and video. You will work individually and collaboratively while developing skills in video pre production, production ,and post production techniques.
The course concentrates on video preproduction techniques that generate ideas and create creative solution. You will also learn hand held camera skills, storyboarding and the fundamentals of, lighting, continuity, and camera framing.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFCAM401A Shoot a wide range of television content


1 Prepare for shoots

2 Set up shoots.

3 Shoot content.

4 Wrap up shoots.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this competency, you will be able to set up, light and shoot material for a range of screen productions.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, practical project work and through the application of learned skills.