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

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6151 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

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

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2020,
Term2 2020,
Term1 2021,
Term2 2021

Course Contact: Mandy Penton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9202

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will cover skills and knowledge required to plan and manage all aspects of pre-production processes and facilities. It involves coordinating and supervising activities of the entire crew as well as administrative, financial and technical details of productions.

A complete course guide will be made available to students on the course learning management system, prior to commencement of classes.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPPM603 Plan and manage film and media pre-production


1. Confirm scope of productions

2. Finalise budgets

3. Manage pre-production

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to confirm the scope of a production, finalise budgets and manage pre-production.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in a range of class workshops and on-location projects that will help equip you with the skills to successfully manage a film production, using industry procedures.