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Module Code: COM211
Module Title: Digital Media and Production
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: Department of Media and Communication
Pre-requisites: N/A
• To introduce students to pre-production processes in video production.

• To introduce students to production processes in video production.

• To introduce students to post-production processes in video production.

• To enable students to learn both technical skills and artistic expression and the needed to use audio and video equipment as well as software tools through hands-on practice.

Learning outcomes 
A) Understand key concepts in media production;

B) Develop key notions about the grammar of media production;

C) Use industry standard practices (e.g. pre-production, production, and post-production) in order to develop their own creative style by producing short projects;

D) Develop the ability to work in key set roles, both individually and in groups throughout the production process.

Method of teaching and learning 
The teaching sessions are divided into lectures and practical sessions, including camera and sound recording as well as practical editing sessions.

A series of practical sessions explore the various production techniques and the use of equipment to teach skills in camera work, sound recording and editing. Typically, students work in independent small groups to develop and produce their media projects.

Topics will typically include:

• Overview of the production process

• Scriptwriting and script format

• Production and production management

• Basic equipment (camera, microphone, editing etc.)

• Types of microphones and placement

• Shot types, angles, camera motion

• Visual and audio editing

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 13      39    98  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Group Video Production 70.00
2 Reflective Analysis 30.00

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