TV STUDIO PRACTICE - 2020/1
Module code: FVP2007
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This module introduces multi camera TV studio practice by building on the knowledge and skills, gained in previous modules. The student will develop an understanding of key practical aspects of audio visual media production for a television studio programme and it provides an opportunity for the student to learn about programme pre-production in preparation for a TV programme and develop operational TV studio skills for a studio based production.
Music and Media
PRATT Susan (Music & Med)
Number of Credits: 15
ECTS Credits: 7.5
Framework: FHEQ Level 5
JACs code: P311
Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
Video fundamentals A or Film Production or equivalent (pre-requisite)
Indicative content includes:
- Studio lighting
- Studio sound mixing and sound effects
- Studio cameras
- Production talkback
- Scriptwriting for TV
- Studio layout and design
- Recording formats
- Vision mixing
- VT editing for play-in
- Vision engineering
- Floor managing
- Studio presenters, actors and others
- Live studio broadcast
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
|Coursework||COURSEWORK 1 - CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT||30|
|Coursework||COURSEWORK 2 - GROUP PRODUCTION, INCLUDING INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE||40|
|Coursework||COURSEWORK 3 - PERSONAL REPORT ON GROUP PROJECT||30|
The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their technical skills and theoretical understanding of live studio television programme making. The assessment will also evaluate their operational skills and pre-production for the programme
Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:
- Coursework 1 –continuous assessment on programme development
- Coursework 2 – Personal report on group project
- Coursework 3 – group project including individual practical skills
There are no formal formative assessment components for this module, but formative feedback will be given to individual students in tutorials and throughout practical workshops.
Students receive written feedback on their coursework and verbal feedback on their practical work throughout the module.
- Develop students understanding of multi-camera and television studio production process
- Introduce students to a range of considerations associated with television studio based programme production
- Improve technical and operational television studio skills
- Allow students to develop skills of responsibility and teamwork to a high level
|001||Interact with operational studio roles in the areas of lighting, sound, cameras, vision, VT, vision mixing, floor managing, graphics, streaming or studio production||KCP|
|002||Perform a specific studio operational role including pre-production development and live studio operation to a high level of competency||KP|
|003||Evaluate a range of considerations associated with television studio based programme production||KCP|
|004||Work within the tight discipline of team practice in a broadcast setting with an understanding of gallery etiquette and production procedures||KP|
|005||Undertake programme production or development from concept to realisation; working effectively as a member of the production team||KCP|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Overall student workload
Independent Study Hours: 113
Lecture Hours: 10
Seminar Hours: 6
Practical/Performance Hours: 21
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The learning and teaching strategy is designed to develop studio craft skills and knowledge of the working with professional broadcast equipment to produce a live television programme. The students will learn professional production development for a television programme and apply it to their own production. All students will specialise in one area during the pre- production leading to the Television programme.
The learning and teaching methods include:
- 10 hours of lectures
- 6 hours of seminars
- 21 hours of studio rehearsal workshops
- 113 hours of self directed
Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.
Reading list for TV STUDIO PRACTICE : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/fvp2007
Programmes this module appears in
|Music and Sound Recording (Tonmeister) BSc (Hons)(YEAR LONG)||Year-long||Optional||A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module|
|Music and Sound Recording (Tonmeister) BMus (Hons)(YEAR LONG)||Year-long||Optional||A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module|
|Film and Video Production Technology BSc (Hons)(YEAR LONG)||Year-long||Compulsory||A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module|
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