Module Title:Single Camera Video Production
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. Students will further their learning through project work that will entail the production of video content for a specified audience. Through concentrating on group work they will be expected to develop their communication and interpersonal skills.
Module Aim: The aim of this module is to instil the fundamental skills involved in single camera video production. While this module primarily focuses on camera and editing techniques, it also aims to 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 Improved video camera, audio recording, and editorial skills involved in single camera shoots.
LO2 Enhanced preproduction skills.
LO3 Enhanced audio recording and editing skills.
LO4 Further understanding of narrative and scriptwriting.
LO5 Ability to evaluate the process, the finished production, and the role(s) they fulfilled through critical analysis.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Requirements
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Single Camera Video Camera Work
The art of recording different productions through the use of a solitary camera will be taught to the students. Shooting the building blocks of a scene, and ensuring enough coverage is recorded for the edit will be learned.
Non Linear Editing
Students will be taught the editing techniques involved with productions that are filmed on a single camera. Looking through various rushes and selecting the different takes in order to tell the type of narrative you wish to convey will be learned.
Audio Production
An elevated awareness around the different types of audio that need to be recorded for a production and then mixed in the edit will be learned.
Preproduction Skills
A wide range of preproduction skills will be advanced through their work including aspects such as pitching, location recce, risk assessment, screening potential actors, script writing, shot list, storyboards etc.
Critical Evaluation
Students will critically evaluate their productions, the role(s) they fulfilled within them, what they have learned, and what they would do differently if they were to approach a similar project in the future. This may done through written work or presentation format.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment10.00%
Project90.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Students will be assessed on the practical skills involved with video production. 1 10.00 n/a
Project
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project From conception to completion, students will create a video production for a specified audience. They will be exposed to various roles involved in a production crew, with a stronger focus on preproduction and developing a narrative. 1,2,3,4 40.00 n/a
Project From conception to completion, students will create a video production specified audience that is longer in length. They will be exposed to various roles involved in a production crew, with a stronger focus on preproduction and developing a narrative. Students will critically evaluate their production, the role they fulfilled, and outline what they would do differently in the future. 1,2,3,4,5 50.00 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
Practicals Every Week 2.00
Lecture Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Time Every Week 1.00
Total Hours 5.00