Core Module Information
Module title: Advanced Screen Performance

SCQF level: 10:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: CLP10130
Module leader: Catriona Macinnes
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Screen and Performance

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

Your work in this trimester will consist of working in simulated professional environmentsto produce sustained screen performances. This will be the culmination of your screenacting experience where you will tackle complex material in a near professionalenvironment. The type and length of the material chosen will vary, and may involve anynumber of cast members, depending upon the group?s and the projects? needs. Theproject will be technically, intellectually and emotionally more challenging than those inearlier years. The nature of the role(s) you play will be dependent on the chosen scripts,however your understanding and knowledge of the work will be extended by yourincreased experience, and your technical acting, vocal and movement skills, will befurther developed by practice and teaching. You will also learn about working in aprofessional screen context and understand the integration of different roles andresponsibilities in the production of a short film/ extended scene in front and behind thelens. You will complete a number of short scenes/ films which you may be able to use as a part of your future show reel. You will have the chance to network and collaborate with your peers and other students as well as be directed by an external practitioner and/ or staff member in an extended scene. You will also critically reflect on and evaluate your peers? contribution and professionalism throughout the module.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Create and sustain a skilfully judged screen performance, drawing on a range of critical, analytical and practical sources.

LO2: Successfully develop a performance in a simulated professional recording environment, working collaboratively with qualified professional practitioners.

LO3: Evidence creative, intelligent and skilful engagement through the medium of performance in responding to a director's interpretation of a text as well as the varying demands of studio or location settings.

LO4: Demonstrate professional standards and conduct, working in realistic timescales in near-professional circumstances.

LO5: Respond positively to new processes, and to critically examine intellectual and emotional areas in relation to chosen material.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, In Person,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: In Person
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Catriona Macinnes
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 96
Online Guided independent study 104
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Discussion/Participation 30 1~2~3~4~5 12 HOURS= 1
Discussion/Participation 10 4 13 HOURS= 1
Practical Skills Assessment 60 1~2~3~4~5 Exam Period HOURS= 0.15
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Advanced Performance (Screen)