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Module Code: COM124
Module Title: Introduction to Production
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 2.50
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM1/SEM2
Originating Department: School of Film and TV Arts
Pre-requisites: N/A
This module is designed to:

Provide a comprehensive grounding in the techniques used by the production department when undertaking the production of a short film

Introduce students to the production processes and paperwork used in the management of a short production
Learning outcomes 
A Understand the creative role of a producer in a short film, whether documentary or fiction

B Anticipate and react to production challenges in order to effectively contribute as part of a production department

C Apply the theoretical knowledge gained during the course to create production paperwork
Method of teaching and learning 
The teaching sessions are divided into two components (Lectures and seminars).

A series of lectures will equip the students with the knowledge and understanding of production and the production processes.

Seminars will focus on case study work and production management.
Typically, the syllabus on this module will include:

Producer as first in, last out

The role of the creative producer/production management

The relationship between the producer/production team with other key departments

Script Layout & Amendments + Script Breakdown




Paperwork & Post Production Process

Managing a short film project

Legal issues

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 13  26        36  75 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Short Script Breakdown 50.00
2 Production Paperwork 50.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 6/5/2020 9:41:33 PM