Core Module Information
Module title: Festival Production

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: CLP11179
Module leader: Mark Thomson
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:

This module develops the productions previewed in the Festival preview modules to be given a final public performance in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. As well as performing, each company will research, develop and execute a marketing strategy which includes social media, live extracts from performance, PR, and face-to-face marketing throughout the run. You will also be expected to see other performances during the Edinburgh festival fringe to enhance your own understanding and critical appraisal of the Festival fringe context.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Critically apply creative and intelligent character interpretation and the ability to sustain performance in an industry-standard production.

LO2: Critically evaluate your skills and experience in the context of a competitive industry.

LO3: Demonstrate significant responsibility in developing professional standards and conduct and exercise substantial autonomy and initiative.

LO4: Apply knowledge to develop, evaluate and execute an effective and sustained marketing campaign appropriate to the context of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 3, IN PERSON,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: IN PERSON
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Mark Thomson
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Supervised time in studio/workshop 5
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Project - Written 50 2 Exam Period , WORDS= 3000 word
Practical Skills Assessment 50 1~2~3~4 Exam Period HOURS= 5 hours
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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