Module Title:Shooting and Editing
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In No Programmes
Teaching & Learning Strategies: There will be a combination of tutorials, demonstrations, screenings, practical workshops, production exercises and group discussion/critiques.
Module Aim: The aim of this module is to teach technical abilities and instil the fundamental skills in shooting and editing video. Students will build on the basic knowhow acquired in first year. Group work will develop and improve student's skills in the varying roles of a basic production crew.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Competence in camera and editorial skills in video production.
LO2 Enhanced preproduction skills.
LO3 Enhanced audio production skills.
LO4 Broaden the knowledge base relating to television production and the technical aspects involved.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Video Camera Work
Various aspects surrounding technical details relating to the video camera will be taught to the students. They will be tested on the basic skills around framing and camera movement.
Non Linear Editing
Students will be refreshed on the technical aspects of non linear editing software they have learned in first year. They will edit together various sequences from the shots they have recorded.
TV Theory
A wide range of television production theory and technical knowhow will be taught to the students, along with a large amount of related terminology that TV and Media students are expected to know.
Audio Production
The capturing and editing of broadcast quality audio will be emphasised.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment10.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Short Answer Questions Students may be asked to do an assessment, or give a presentation, based on the lectures given regarding technical terminology and television production. 1,4 10.00 n/a
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Students will work together in a group productions in order to produce a variety of videos for specified audiences. The improvement of camera and editing skills will be monitored closely. Preproduction skills and the various roles of a production crew will also be developed. 1,2,3,4 60.00 n/a
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Practical assessments to confirm students basic abilities and knowhow with cameras and editing software. 1,3 30.00 n/a
No End of Module Formal Examination

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Practicals Every Week 2.00
Lecture Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Time Every Week 1.00
Total Hours 5.00