Advanced A/V Production


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


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


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


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 § 17. The directions are decided and given by the Study Board for Media Technology.


Prerequisite for enrollment for the exam

  • Handing in of written assignments or the like
    Completion of certain – or all – study activities
    If the student hands in a paper/exercises after the deadline, the student has used an examination attempt.


Name of examAdvanced A/V Production
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
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 titleAvanceret A/V-produktion
Module codeMSNMEDM1207
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
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design