Core Module Information
Module title: Photovideo Imaging

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

Module code: DES11142
Module leader: Kirstie Jamieson
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Art Design and Photography

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

Description of module content:

You will undergo workshops in preproduction, script and screenwriting, storyboarding, video and sound production, post production and editing, special effects generation and audio editing. You will learn how to distribute the film via various social media channels and will develop individual perspectives in expanding your future filmmaking expertise.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Demonstrate a critical awareness of current Photographic and Video technical practices.
LO2: Apply knowledge, skills and understanding in contemporary moving image practices in executing a finished film.
LO3: Demonstrate a comprehensive workflow of technical capability across various moving image production processes including distribution output methods.
LO4: Critically reflect upon the production process taken and the appropriateness of this process in the finished film.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2022/3, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Malcolm Innes
Module Organiser:

Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
This module is practice based where you will learn both the theoretical and production techniques of digital filmmaking. You will make a finished short film supported through seminars, practical classes and workshops.

Face-to-face teaching will take place in technical demonstrations and workshops with integral seminars relating to contemporary filmmaking practices. (LOs 1, 2,). Seminars allow for discussion of your learning in independent study, engagement in critical debate and to benefit from tutor expertise.. (LO4).

You will produce responses by writing, producing and directing your film, present it in a critique to your peer group (LOs 3,4) You will develop a digital workbook exhibiting your research, experimentation and contextualisation across the module (LO4) and submit it with a written synopsis for film festival / exhibition entry in week 14.

Formative Assessment:
There is a formative assessment (LOs 1,2,3 ) taking place in week 6/7 This involves a presentation to your peer group in critique format, of your film in progress.

Summative Assessment:
There will be one summative assessment (LOs 1,2,3,4,) for this module, worth 100% of the module grade, due in week 14. This will comprise your final edited film, your digital workbook and a 600 word synopsis for entry in film festivals and exhibition.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 18
Face To Face Fieldwork 6
Face To Face Seminar 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 100 1-4 14/15
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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