Production Techniques

FTV10008 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn

Duration

  • 1 Semester

Contact hours

  • 72 hours per Semester

Prerequisites

Admission into BA-FTV2 - Bachelor of Film and Television OR Admission into BA-FTV3 - Bachelor of Film and Television OR Admission into BA-DESDMD2 - Bachelor of Design (Digital Media Design) OR Admission into BA-FTVANI - Bachelor of Film and Television (Animation) OR Admission into BA-FTV1 - Bachelor of Film and Television OR Admission into BH-FTV2 - Bachelor of Film and Television (Honours) OR Admission into BA-ANI - Bachelor of Animation

Aims and objectives

This unit introduces students to the basic principles of video camcorder technology, production, lighting and location photography, video and camera terminology and audio recording. This enables students to put into practise video and stills production theory and gain experience in the safe and competent operation of equipment.


Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Apply digital-based, pro-sumer video production technology, video specifications, formats and prevailing industry technical standards to production outcomes
2. Apply basic lighting techniques and safe operation of production lighting and grip equipment as pertaining to occupational health and safety issues
3. Discuss the principles of shooting to edit in terms of coverage and editing outcomes
4. Apply basic camcorder technology and the creative use of camera and compositional construction to a series of camera and audio exercises
5. Discuss the concepts of colour temperature and mix light sources
6. Evaluate the impact of production technologies on the social and natural environment

Courses with unit

Bachelor of Film and Television (Honours)