Course Title: Plan and manage film and media post-production

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: VART5927C

Course Title: Plan and manage film and media post-production

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6087 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

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

C6087 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media DIGIT (Interactive Digital Media plan)

Teacher: Peter Kennedy
Phone: 99258079
Email: peter.kennedy@rmit.edu.au

 

C6087 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Screen plan)

Teacher: Trewlea Peters
Phone: 99258011
Email: trewlea.peters@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 35

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

N/A

Course Description

c6087DIGIT - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Interactive Digital Media)

This unit of competency, Plan and manage film and media post-production CUFPPM602A is delivered in the local class Design Project 4. It is delivered together with Realise productions CUETEM08B. You will utilise this dedicated time to work on the development and production of a research project proposed in semester one. Studio time is organised to allow individual consultation, discussion and feedback with teachers and peers. Regular progress presentations will allow you to manage the process of post-production.

c6087 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to supervise the processes of editing and other elements of post production of screen productions for film and television.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUFPPM602A Plan and manage film and media post-production

Element:

1 Clarify post-production briefs.

Performance Criteria:

1 Participate in meetings with relevant production personnel to determine required post-production resources assessed against proposed production medium.
2 Provide ongoing strategic advice to production team to improve efficiency of post-production activities.
3 Identify and analyse specific technical or creative requirements for post-production.
4 Identify available budgets and timelines required.
5 Provide specific advice on costs and operational implications for editing, taking into account required techniques for production.
 

Element:

2 Develop an operational plan.

Performance Criteria:

6 Draw up specific schedules to ensure post-production activity meets expected deadlines.
7 Investigate availability and cost of post-production resources and staff in order to complete
post-production plans.
8 Ensure OHS requirements are established in line with organisational procedures.
9 Develop documentation for anticipated stages in post-production process and confirm with relevant production personnel.
10 Ensure documentation is accessible to all involved with post-production activities as required.
11 Finalise operational plan in consultation with relevant production personnel and obtain sign-off
according to organisational procedures.
 

Element:

3 Implement post-production processes

Performance Criteria:

12 Book and check post-production resources and finalise all contractual arrangements with personnel and suppliers in line with enterprise procedures.
13 Identify and resolve problems, ensuring proposed solutions are discussed with affected staff prior to implementing changes.
14 Negotiate provision of any previously unplanned or additional post-production services in conjunction with relevant production personnel.
15 Monitor and manage post-production activities on a proactive basis and according to agreed operational plan.
16 Prepare progress reports where applicable and organise appropriate review sessions for relevant
production personnel.
 

Element:

4 Wrap post-production activities

Performance Criteria:

17 Attend ongoing post-production evaluation sessions to ensure final product meets creative, technical and budgetary requirements of the production.
18 Obtain lock-off approval for project from relevant production personnel.
19 Complete required documentation and arrange for return of hired post-production resources as
applicable.
20 Evaluate all aspects of completed projects and note areas for improvement.
 


Learning Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this course, you will have acquired the skills and knowledge to independently manage post-production processes.


Details of Learning Activities

C6087 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Digit)


On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements
Learning activities will consist of

• Practical demonstrations
• class presentations
• group discussion
• elearning activites Lynda.com on RMIT Library web site
• Independent project based work
• Studio practice
• Workshopping’ of student projects
• Peer group assessment activities

C6087 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Screen plan) 

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements
Learning activities will consist of -

• written and verbal evaluations
• observation of the candidate communicating with relevant personnel
• written documentation
• observation of the candidate directing and including the Editor in the creative and technical decision making
 


Teaching Schedule

Week                                

C6087 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Interactive Digital Media plan)

Class content

Element

CUFPPM602A

Elements

CUETEM08B

Assessment                  
Week 1Work on Design Project 4 Initial Production Aspects as Indicated at the end of Semester 1

Class discussion & feedback.
 

 11 
Week 2Assessment Task Ao1 (un graded) Delivery of assessment task 1: Production Milestone
Presentation of the negotiated portion of your project, covering aspects of the initial stages of production. Eg including any revised Animatic or other early production tasks and/or production schedule adjustments

Class discussion & feedback.

 


 1,2

 

1,2,3 
Week 3Ongoing production of Design Project 4 that may include a range of production tasks such as graphics, coding, rigging and compositing . Also cross-check overall progress against production schedule

Class discussion & feedback.
 

1,21,2,3 
Week 4Ongoing production of Design Project 4 that may include a range of production tasks such as graphics, coding, rigging and compositing . Cross-check overall progress against production schedule

Discussion and one-on-one feedback in preparation for Auditorium presentation in week 5
 

 1,21,2,3 
Week 5Delivery of Assessment Task Ao2 Production Milestone (ungraded) Ongoing production of Design Project 4 that may include a range of production tasks such as graphics, coding, rigging and compositing . Should be at the stage of bringing together relevant aspects of production Cross-check overall progress against production schedule

One on one feedback.


1,21,2,3Assessment Task 2 due
Week 6Ongoing production of Design Project 4 that may include a range of production tasks such as graphics, coding, rigging and compositing . Should be at the stage of bringing together relevant aspects of production Cross-check overall progress against production schedule 1,21,2,3 
Week 7Ongoing production of Design Project 4 that may include a range of production tasks such as graphics, coding, rigging and compositing . Should be at the stage of bringing together relevant aspects of production – which may include audio and replacement of any ‘place-holders’ in production with more ‘finished’ work. Cross-check overall progress against production schedule 1,21,2,3 
Week 8Ongoing production of Design Project 4 that may include a range of production tasks such as graphics, coding, rigging and compositing . Should be at the stage of bringing together relevant aspects of production – which may include audio and replacement of any ‘place-holders’ in production with more ‘finished’ work. Cross-check overall progress against production schedule


 

1,21,2,3 
Week 9

 

Auditorium discussion and feedback of Design Project 4

 


 3,4

4.5 
Week 10Ongoing production of Design Project 4 (in the light of the presentation from the previous week) that may include a range of production tasks such as graphics, coding, rigging and compositing . Should be at the stage of bringing together relevant aspects of production – which may include audio and replacement of any ‘place-holders’ in production with more ‘finished’ work.
Cross-check overall progress against production schedule


 

1,21,2 
Week 11Ongoing production of Design Project 4 that may include a range of production tasks such as graphics, coding, rigging and compositing . Should be at the stage of bringing together relevant aspects of production – which may include audio and replacement of any ‘place-holders’ in production with more ‘finished’ work. Close to final completion

Cross-check overall progress against production schedule

Discussion and feedback in preparation for Auditorium presentation in week 12
 

 1,21,2 
Week 12Auditorium discussion and feedback of Design Project 4 and preparation/clarification of summative submission requirements for week 13
3,44,5 
Week 13Class presentation and feedback and review of completed Design Project 4 (part 1)

3,4

4,5 
Week 14Class presentation and feedback and review of completed Design Project 4 (part 2) 3,41-5 
Week 15Prepare Design Project 4 for Graduate exhibition that may include consideration of various compressions and formats 1-51-5 
  Prepare Design Project 4 for Graduate exhibition that may include consideration of various compressions and formats 1 1 3,4 1-5 

It is Important to note that the course Plan & Manage Film & Media Post Production CUFPPM602A is Co delivered with Realise Productions CUETEM08B for Semster 2. Adavance Diploma of Screen & Media (Interactive plan )

 

C6087 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Screen Plan)

Plan and manage film and media post-production involves the learners supervising the processes of editing and other elements of post production of a screen production. Major duties include the supervision of editing personnel and the acquisition of post production resources.

Students are required to clarify post-production briefs, manage and implement post-production processes and wrap post-production activities. To achieve these tasks for Plan and manage film and media post-production the student must be developing paperwork prior to production and collaborating in the post production process after production is complete to meet the productions requirements and deadlines.

The following schedule for this competency requires small group consultations in pre production and post and will therefore vary depending on when the student is scheduled to shoot their production.
 

WeekProjectDescriptionDue
1 

Developing editing intuition.

Communicating with an editor.

 
2


Collaborate as a Director with an Editor.
Ungraded Assessment task

Collaborate as a Director with an Editor.

This assessment task is an observation and documentation task.
 

In class assessment - editor-director relationship

3-16

POST PRODUCTION PAPERWORK
Graded Assessment task

1. A cover Sheet
2. Marked up script
3. Shot list
4. Storyboard complex scenes
5. Edit analysis questions
6. Post production schedule with Editor

One week prior to Production
commences.

Refer to production schedule on Blackboard
 

3-16

DIRECTOR-EDITOR COLLABORATION

Ensure final product meets creative, technical and budgetary requirements of the production.


• You and your Editor must attend the DIRECTOR-EDITOR COLLABORATION meeting scheduled and posted on Blackboard.
• You are expected to be aware of what you are trying to achieve (in accordance to the Edit analysis sheet).
• Make sure the Editor has received a copy of the media and post production paperwork prior to the meeting and is familiar with the Production.
• You are expected to have the project set up and files managed in Premiere, ready to start the editing process.
 

2-3 weeks after Production
Is complete (refer to schedule)

Refer to production schedule on Blackboard

3-163. WRITTEN EVALUATIONEvaluation from the Editor and the Director in relation to the partnership and their communication skills in the DIRECTOR-EDITOR COLLABORATION meeting

3-4 weeks after Production
Is complete
 

Refer to production schedule on Blackboard

164. FINAL EDIT OF PRODUCTIONEvaluate all aspects of completed project and note areas for improvement -
• Did you ensure the editing process responded sympathetically to the script and provided creative solutions to the production issues
• Did you ensure that the Editor and Supervisors contribution of ideas maintained the creative integrity of initial concept
• Was there consistency with the style requirements of the script/production
Complete production
 




 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

No prescribed texts


References


You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information.


Other Resources

Labs with appropriate software ware provided by the progra.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will involve practical exercises, knowledge assessment tasks and practical individual and/or group projects.


Assessment Tasks

 

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following assessment to a satisfactory standard.
You will receive feedback on all assessment and once you have demonstrated competency, you will receive a grade for Assessment Task 2 and 3 (refer to MyRMIT for grading rubric).

 C6087 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media DIGIT


Please Note this course  Plan and manage film and media post-production CUFPPM602A is co-delivered and assessed with Realise Productions CUETEM08B which is a year long course.

Assessment Task 1: Production review for Design Project 4 (Ungraded) Due: week 2

 

For this assessment you will submit your Design Project 4 production-to-date for feedback.

Assessment Task 2: Production 3 (Ungraded) Due: week 5

For this assessment, you will submit a production of your own choice that you worked on individually. This can be a production you have worked on previously eg. Game Design from Design Games course

Assessment task 3: Rough cut 75% complete over animatic for Design Project 4 (Ungraded) Due: week 9

Assessment Task 4:Production 5 (Ungraded) Due: week 12

For this assessment, you will submit a production of your own choice that you worked on collaboratively. This assessment involves a reflection of the collaborative process.

Assessment Task 5: Final delivery of Completed for Design Project 4 (Graded) Due: week 13

For this assessment you must submit your Design Project 4. 100% complete as a final edited production



Grades used in this unit are as follows:
Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment, but which also use graded
assessment:
CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CAG Competent Achieved Grade 
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment
assessment:


For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course blackboard web site.
 

 


 

C6087 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Screen plan)
Ungraded Assessment task
DUE Week 2
Director - Editor relationship.
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Please submit the following for assessment:
1. A cover Sheet
2. Edit analysis questions (submit by the end of class)
3. Evaluation from the Editor of the Directors communication skills (submit in the drop box with a cover sheet by the end of week 2).


This assessment task is an observation, evaluation and documentation task. You will receive verbal feedback for observation and written feedback for documentation.

COMPONENTS OF GRADED ASSESSMENT

1. POST PRODUCTION PAPERWORK (documentation)
DUE One Week prior to Production

- Develop an operational plan.
– Clarify post-production briefs.
1. A cover Sheet
2. Marked up script
3. Shot list
4. Storyboard complex scenes
5. Edit analysis questions
6. Post production schedule with Editor


2. DIRECTOR-EDITOR COLLABORATION (observation)
DUE Two-Three Weeks post Production
- Implement post-production processes.
• You and your Editor must attend the DIRECTOR-EDITOR COLLABORATION meeting scheduled and posted on Blackboard.
• You are expected to be aware of what you are trying to achieve (in accordance to the Edit analysis sheet).
• Make sure the Editor has received a copy of the media and post production paperwork prior to the meeting and is familiar with the Production.
• You are expected to have the project set up and files managed in Premiere, ready to start the editing process.

3. WRITTEN EVALUATION (documentation)
DUE Three-Four Weeks post Production

- Wrap post-production activities.
Evaluation from the Editor and the Director in relation to the partnership and their communication skills in the DIRECTOR-EDITOR COLLABORATION meeting (submit in the drop box with a cover sheet).

4. FINAL EDIT OF PRODUCTION (evaluating results from parts 1, 2 and 3)
DUE Week 16

- Ensure final product meets creative and technical requirements of the production.
The finalised edit as a Quicktime movie of your Drama Production.


This four part assessment task is an observation, evaluation and documentation task. You will receive verbal feedback for observation and written feedback for documentation.

 

For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course blackboard site.

 Grades used in this for Graded Assessement tasks are

CHD

Competent with High Distinction

CDI

Competent with Distinction

CC

Competent with Credit

CAG

Competence achieved graded

NYC

Not Yet Competent

DNS

Did Not Submit for assessment

For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course blackboard site. 


Assessment Matrix





 

Other Information

Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters: www.rmit.edu.au/students

Cover Sheet submissions:
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications

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.

Feedback:
You will receive verbal and written feedback on your work. Where relevant, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Student feedback at RMIT: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=9pp3ic9obks7

Student Progress:
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential.
Student progress policy: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1

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. Special consideration, appeals and discipline : http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y

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 go to Academic Integrity : http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n

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