Course Title: Shoot screen content in a multi-camera environment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4374 Certificate IV in Screen and Media

Course Title: Shoot screen content in a multi-camera environment

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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


Term1 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term1 2019


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context


Term1 2020

Course Contact: Rowan Humphrey

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4842

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required by camera operators to shoot in multi-camera screen productions including television and film.  The programs may be studio-based or outside broadcasts.  Cameras may be in fixed positions, on pedestals or hand-held.

Camera operators work collaboratively and creatively with other members of a production team, including producers, directors, technical producers and talent. They can be employed by television networks or production houses, or work as freelancers on assignment.

This is the designated Work Integrated Learning (WIL) course for C4374 Certificate IV in Screen and Media. This course includes a WIL experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUACAM402 Shoot screen content in a multi-camera environment


1. Plan shoots and camera movements.

2. Set up for shoots.

3. Shoot content.

4. Wrap up shoots

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate:

• the ability to work within production deadlines and to shoot television content in a multi-camera environment
• the ability to contribute creative interpretations and ideas in the context of planning shots to meet production requirements
• a collaborative approach to work, including ability to work under direction
• knowledge and application of photographic principles.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will involve demonstration of practical tasks and testing of your knowledge.