Television Studio Production
University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand
Area of Study
Mass Communications, Media and Journalism, Media Studies
Taught In English
18 MFCO, COMS or FIME points
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
An introduction to the practical elements of studio-based television production.
In this paper, students are given the chance to run both live non-fiction and pre-recorded fictional productions, from the pitch to the final video, within the television studio context.
This course is structured so that student learn:
-How to pitch ideas and scripts
-Managing the production process
-Single and multicamera studio operation
-Studio control room roles and procedures for a variety of different production contexts
Students have both individual and group opportunities:
-Individual: Two production reflections, studio skills development, peer review - 40%
-Group: Two production videos, including accompanying documentation - 60%
-Critical understanding of the process of studio-based television production in both fiction and non-fiction contexts
-Understanding of the production process
-Technical competency in the studio context
Martha Mollison: Producing Videos: A complete guide (2nd ed or higher)
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