Course Title: Compile production schedules
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2011
Course Code: VART5973C
Course Title: Compile production schedules
School: 345T Media and Communication
Campus: City Campus
Program: C5231 - Diploma of Audiovisual Technology
Course Contact : Program Administration
Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 4815
Course Contact Email:email@example.com
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Nominal Hours: 40
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
No pre-requisites or co-requistes are required.
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 Manage locations for film and media productions PERF-5066C
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
CUFPPM408A Compile production schedules
1 Confirm resources required.
1.1 Analyse and interpret resource schedules to confirm resources required for each stage in the production process.
2 Compile production schedules.
2.1 Create appropriate production timeline, ensuring that schedule identifies clearly and accurately major responsibilities, stages, tasks and target dates required to deliver productions within budget and to deadline.
3 Finalise production schedules.
3.1 Ensure schedules are accurate, comprehensive and presented clearly.
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to undertake the pre-production planning process to compile a schedule for a typical AV event such as a short film shoot.
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.Productions in second semester are shot from August to September in Electronic Film Production (EFP) style typical of television soap/serial or drama.
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 1||Pre-production week one planning EFP |
Introduction to large crew EFP style production/ Pre-production, Scheduling and Location Management
|1. Confirm resources required.|
|Week 2||Pre-production week two planning EFP |
Production meeting “Script breakdown”/ Location and Cast scouting
|1 & 2. Compile production schedules.|
|Week 3||Pre-production week three planning EFP |
Production meeting “Scheduling”/ Call sheets
|1 & 2.|
|Week 4||Pre-production week four planning EFP |
Production meeting “Budgets and copyright or legal issues
|1 & 2.|
|Week 5||Pre-production week five planning EFP Final pre-production meetings and presentation of reports||3. Finalise production schedules.|
|Week 6||Principle photography/Shooting EFP films on location running production schedules||3.|
|Week 7||Principle photography/Shooting EFP films on location running production schedules||3.|
|Week 8||Principle photography/Shooting EFP films on location running production schedules||3.|
|Week 9||Principle photography/Shooting EFP films on location running production schedules||3.|
Mollison, M., 2010, Producing Videos, ‘A Complete Guide’ 3rd Ed, Allen and Unwin, Sydney
You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information.
It is recommended that you bring materials to classes to make notes, for example;
• a pen and notepaper
• a laptop computer
Overview of Assessment
Assessment tasks include the completion of pre-production documentation as part of a team, presententation of material relevant to your department at production meetings and working to the production schedule.
Assessment tasks in this course are either formative or summative. Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered as essential building blocks for the more substantial summative assessment tasks. Summative assessment tasks in this unit are graded.
For further information on the assessments and grading criteria, please refer to the course Blackboard site.
To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessments and a grade for the summative assessment.
You will be assessed using the following methods:
1. Produce pre-production documentation to compile a production schedule. Due week 5.
2. Present material as Department head at a production meeting .Due week 5.
3. Act in the role of Department head for a series of short films for ‘EFP’, ‘MAVIS’ and/or ‘Splendour’. Due on production dates TBA leading up to September 19, 2011 (Due week 9)
For further details on the assessments and information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course blackboard site.
Grades used in this course are as follows:
CHDCompetent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CA Competency Achieved
NYC Not yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment
The assessment matrix demonstrated alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration.
Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
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.
Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration:
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