A/V production


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

No special prerequisites for the module.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


Students who complete the course module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Knowledge of fundamentals of copyright, financing and distribution so as to be able to set up a business plan
  • Understanding standard contracts for film on video and archive sales and license terms
  • Understanding of the production phases and the production crew jobs
  • Understanding about development of programme concept such as idea, relevance to viewers, target group, story angle, genre, program elements, audio and visual concept
  • Understanding about development of production concept such as production plan, plan of crew, financial plan, productions routines: editorial meeting, editorial management, after criticism and facility coordination
  • Knowledge of fundamentals of software applications within AV-productions within preproduction and postproduction
  • Understanding the use of pre-viz for difficult shots combining storyboard with floor plan
  • Understanding the use of script styling
  • Understanding how to analyze a script in relation to the Sound-production
  • Understanding the use of gain as noise and as an effect
  • Understanding the gamma curve
  • Understanding calculators for the setting of Footage, Aspect Ratio, Depth of Field and Power Load
  • Understanding how to choose a microphone


Students who complete the course module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Ability to methodically create different DOF’s according to the substance of the scene (application)
  • Ability to explore and discuss the lighting principles for one distinct filmlighting style (application)
  • Ability to analyze basic lighting set-ups for all greenscreen production
  • Ability to apply methods for analysis and evaluation of own productions based on Anglosaxon and Scandinavian TV- and Filmdramaturgy
  • Ability to discuss the dramaturgical methods in TV-entertainment shows, TV-serials, TV-series and the emerging formats such as web serials (analysis)

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.



Name of examA/V Production
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 ex-ercises, a deadline is stipulated for when the work must be handed in. If the student hands in a pa-per/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.
Permitted aids
With certain aids:
See Semester Description
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleA/V produktion
Module codeMSNMEDB3102
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Media Technology
DepartmentDepartment of Architecture, Design and Media Technology
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design