Course Title: Manage locations for film and media productions

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5231

Course Title: Manage locations for film and media productions

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2011,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The aim of this course is to enable you to plan, schedule and location manage a television program. It develops the skills and knowledge required to coordinate all aspects of the project in pre-production, on-site at the time of production and post and to effectively communicate with the production team.
This course is run in parallel with Compile Production Schedules VART5973C

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

No pre-requisites or co-requistes are required.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFPPM504A Manage locations for film and media productions


1 Prepare locations for shoots. 

2 Manage location activities. 

3 Finalise location operations. 

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to Manage locations for short film productions.

Overview of Assessment

Complete pre-production documentation and planning as part of a team, present material relevant to your department at production meetings and manage your department for the production on location.