Module Title:Introduction to Single Camera Production
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In No Programmes
Teaching & Learning Strategies: A combination of tutorials, demonstration of studio equipment and production techniques, screening of single camera programming, skills workshops/exercises and group project work, will be used.
Module Aim: The aim of the module is to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to understand the single camera production process.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Conceive, formulate and participate in the development of ideas for single camera programming.
LO2 Demonstrate knowledge of a single camera production process.
LO3 Use practical skills to plan productions and work competently as an individual and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
LO4 Reflect on and evaluate the context in which a single camera production environment operates.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Co-requisite Modules
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Location Skills
Shooting on Location. Writing and conceiving single camera productions Singe camera roles Coverage and continuity
Planning and pre-production
Scheduling and planning for single camera shoots Pre-production skills and checklists Risk assessments Health and safety
Visual language and grammar of the shoot
Aesthetics and visual structure
TV and Media industries
Business of TV and media Funding and resources broadcasters and support agencies
Project Management
An introduction to basic project and production management for single camera productions.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment30.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Understanding the principles of coverage 1,2,3 15.00 n/a
Practical/Skills Evaluation Using continuity filmmaking to shoot a story sequence 1,2,3,4 15.00 n/a
Project Single camera location production, planning and delivery of the production. 1,2,3,4 35.00 n/a
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project A short narrative film production 1,2,3,4 35.00 n/a
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

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Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Laboratory Every Week 5.00
Tutorial Every Week 1.00
Estimated Learner Hours Every Week 2.00
Total Hours 8.00