Advanced A/V Production

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Understanding of concept- and iterative format development
  • Understanding the dramatic premise as the basis of the three-act paradigm
  • Understanding of the elements of propulsion within fiction: conflicts, obstacles, complications, expectations, foretellings, tests, timelimits, suspense, surprise, and changes
  • Understanding of the elements of propulsion within entertainment formats:  competition, assignment, challenge, randomizer, the vote and the unexpected visitor
  • Understanding of AV-production management concepts and tools – and the application of such
  • Understanding and application of various advanced lighting setups including greenscreen lighting
  • Understanding the effects of combining multicam and singlecam within fictional and factual programming

Skills

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Ability to analyse and methodically produce and analyse productions that feature more than one shot shown simultaneously
  • Ability to analyse and choose the means of expression that manage the audience’s perception in multishot productions
  • Ability to analyse and edit factual material and combine it with fictioncodes
  • Ability to discuss and analyse three different editing methods: the formalists’ five methods of montage, the valuebased Rule of Six and the Kuleshov effect
  • Ability to analyse advanced lighting set-ups combining hard light, soft light and eye light
  • Ability to analyse and methodically produce using POV and POA
  • Ability to analyse methodical uses of long takes
  • Ability to analyse and methodically produce greenscreen shots on pre-produced material

Competences

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to apply the general framework of advanced A/V-production in new contexts. This includes choosing the relevant methods and the ability to evaluate the output
  • Must be able to synthesize the different means of expression and understand the resulting effect they have on the audio-visual entity

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 Joint Programme Regulations and directions are decided and given by the Study Board for Media Technology.

Exam

Exams

Name of examAdvanced A/V Production
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
In accordance with the current Joint Programme Regulations 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 a paper/exercises after the deadline, the student has used an examination attempt.

The exam: Oral or written examination with internal censor. The assessment is performed with the7-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 Joint Programme Regulations.

Facts about the module

Danish titleAvanceret A/V-produktion
Module codeMSNMEDM1177
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen, Campus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

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