Units of Study
MECO3601 - Video Production
Semester 2, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Megan Le Masurier
Phone: +61 2 9351 3628
This unit builds on knowledge and skills acquired in your media studies, writing and radio units. It extends both production skills (technical and management) and visual storytelling techniques. It introduces students to the history, theory and practice of video production (mainly field-based video), with a strong focus on broadcast journalism. The unit will equip students with practical skills in planning and researching a video production, as well as with skills in digital camera operation, video recording and digital video editing using desktop software. It has a strong production component and students will be expected to produce short video items in groups, and organise their time accordingly. The unit emphasises 'non-fiction', information, or 'factual' programming: news, current affairs, and documentary, and assumes some knowledge in news reporting techniques. This is an intensive unit combining production and theoretical elements.
1x1300wd equivalent 80-sec news piece (25%), 1x2000wd equivalent 6-min video (50%), 1x1200wd analysis in exam format (25%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x 2-hr workshop/week
18 junior credit points from Media and Communications
Available to BA (Media and Comm), BA (Media and Comm/BLaws) students only
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture for MECO3601
|Session||Semester 2 2014|
|Location||Pharmacy Lecture Theatre (Rm N342) A15|
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