Units of Study

MECO3601 - Video Production

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Steven Maras


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.


1x1300wd equivalent 80-sec news piece (25%), 1x2000wd equivalent 6-min video (50%), 1x1200wd analysis in exam format (25%)


MECO3601 Course Reader to be purchased from the University Copy Centre. Martha Mollison, Producing Videos: A Complete Guide. 3rd edition. AFTRS/ Allen & Unwin: Sydney, 2010


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


12 junior credit points from MECO units and 6 junior credit points from either MECO1002, WRIT1001, WRIT1002, ENGL1025 or ENGL1007. Note: Students enrolling from 2010 should plan to take MECO1002 as per degree regulations



Additional Information

available to BA (Media and Comm) and BA (Media and Comm)/BLaws students only.


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