Course Title: Develop lighting designs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6151 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

Course Title: Develop lighting designs

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2017,
Term1 2018

Course Contact: Andrew Harrison

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will cover the skills and knowledge required to interpret creative briefs and develop lighting designs for a range of screen content.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUALGT504 Develop lighting designs


1. Interpret creative brief

2. Research lighting design concepts and technologies

3. Generate and assess lighting design ideas

4. Develop and document lighting designs

5. Finalise lighting design

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to interpret creative briefs and develop lighting designs for a range of screen content.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester and will involve practical exercises, knowledge assessment tasks and practical team based location productions.