Screen Media

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

4th semester, A/V Production (3rd semester), Perception (3rd semester) and Animation and Graphic Design (1st semester)

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must have knowledge of historical and theoretical aspects of motion picture and screen media production and technology
  • Must be able to understand general theories and practices within film/video/game productions, advertising and communication industry
  • Must be able to understand film form
  • Must be able to understand dramaturgic models for scriptwriting
  • Must be able to understand continuity and discontinuity editing: spatial and temporal relations
  • Must be able to understand film production elements

Skills

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to apply theoretical aspects of motion picture in analysis of production
  • Must be able to understand mise-en-scene, cinematography and framing
  • Must be able to analyze traditional narrative theories and interactive narrative forms
  • Must be able to analyze film types and genres
  • Must be able to analyze major film theories and approaches
  • Must be able to apply theoretical knowledge to conduct film/media analysis

Competences

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Ability to synthesize new audio-visual artifacts based on theories and techniques
  • Ability to synthesize theoretical knowledge to construct audiovisual sequences and/or tools for designing audiovisual experiences or effects
  • Ability to synthesize soundscapes and audio-visual artifacts

Type of instruction

Refer to the overview of instruction types listed in the start of chapter 3. The types of instruction for this course are decided in accordance with the current Framework Provisions and directions are decided and given by the Study Board for Media Technology.

Exam

Exams

Name of examScreen Media
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
In accordance with the current Framework Provisions and directions on examination from the Study Board for Media Technology:

To be eligible to take the exam the student must have fulfilled:
• handing in of written assignments or the like
• completion of certain – or all – study activities

Note that if admittance to the exam or parts of the assessment is to be based on written work or exercises, a deadline is stipulated for when the work must be handed in. If the student hands in papers/exercises after the deadline, the student has used an examination attempt.

The exam Individual oral or written examination with internal censor. The assessment is performed in accordance with the 7-point scale.
ECTS5
Permitted aids
With certain aids:
See semester description
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria for the evaluation are specified in the Framework Provisions

Facts about the module

Danish titleScreen Media
Module codeMSNMEDB5105
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Media Technology
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design