The aim of this Year 1 module is to prepare students for study on the BA Television Production/Film and Television Production. The module teaches students, at a basic level, the component parts of a studio led news item including elements of single camera operation. The item will include a presenter and single pre-recorded video insert.
A.Understand basic operation of equipment linked to camera & lighting, sound, editing and graphics
B.Based on a prescriptive news format, deliver a presenter led news item, with video insert and title card
C.Demonstrate team working skills
Altogether there are seven weeks of instruction. Each week will consist of a full day of instruction.
There are six lectures and six lab/ practical workshops associated with this module. Then, the seventh and final week will be dedicated to group work. Each lecture will be introductory to a subject area within the field. This will be followed by five hours of practical instruction and practice.
Typically, there will be introductory sessions dedicated to the following elements:
• camera & lighting
• on screen/printed graphics
• Ideas and ideas generation
• Working in groups and group team building exercises
• Preparation for assessment; module evaluation feedback
Usually, the last two weeks will comprise of small and large group work that will culminate in the delivery of a group project.