Units of Study

MECO3601 - Video Production

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Alison Ray

Description

This is an introduction to the theory and practice of digital video production, with a strong practical component, emphasizing information-based programming (news, current affairs, corporate video, documentary and infotainment). Students will be expected to produce short video items individually and in groups, using professional standard desktop editing software.

Assessments

1x1300wd equivalent 80 second news piece (25%), 1x2000wd equivalent six-minute video (50%) and 1x1200wd analysis in exam format (25%)

Textbooks

Course Reader available from the University Copy Centre
Supplementary text:
Martha Mollison, Producing Videos: A Complete Guide. 3rd edition. AFTRS/ Allen & Unwin: Sydney, 2010

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x 2-hr workshop/week

Prerequisites

12 junior credit points of MECO units plus (one of WRIT1001, WRIT1002, ENGL1025, ENGL1007)

Prohibitions

MECO3001

Additional Information

Available to BA (Media and Comm) and BSc (Media and Comm) students only.

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