This module builds on the introductory skills, knowledge and understanding learnt in COM130, Studio roles and responsibilities and COM 132, Series Production. The aim of this module is to help students learn the nature of work undertaken in television studios. Television work is dependent on high volume, formatted series where each episode differs from the next one, but all the episodes follow the same format. This module aims to helpstudents work in appropriately sized groups for the various activities that form part of television studio production – research, planning, script development and scripting and production of ‘content’ within the confines of a pre-determind programme format.
A conduct research to find suitable contributors and programme content B prepare and deliver programme paperwork to enable multiple recordings in a series of recording blocks C undertake production roles to ensure timely recording of series, both as individuals and in large groups D undertake post-production roles to ensure timely delivery of series, both as individuals and in small groups
Students will attend a seminar session each week, followed by four hours of practicals, which will be mainly studio based. They will discuss programme idea and content generation in the seminars and execute their ideas in the practicals. So typically, they will engaged in: Seminars Participatory workshops Individual, small and large group work Practical sessions Self-directed learning