Core Module Information
Module title: Cinematic Post-production

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: LMD09165
Module leader: Zoe Irvine
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:

On this module you will develop further knowledge of post-production workflow and practices. Firstly, you will develop your technical fluency of industry post-production software packages. Secondly, you will extend your knowledge into advanced techniques of post-production picture and sound, specifically how these practices serve the film as a whole, going beyond the structural needs of the script. You will develop your confidence in producing a coherent audio-visual, cinematic story. Thirdly, you will have access to Avid Learning Central, and will have the opportunity, for a fee, to enrol in the Avid's certification exams. You will improve you communication, technical know-how, and creativity as you apply these techniques to short films and exercises.

Learning Outcomes for module:

1 Establish a clear understanding of short film Post-Production workflows.
2 Implement technical skills in an area of specialism, for example picture edit or audio post-production.
3 Demonstrate creativity in approaches to audio-visual storytelling through post-production processes.
4 Critically reflect upon, consolidate, and apply your knowledge of Head of Department (HoD) roles in post-production and how HoDs can work together technically and creatively in this phase of filmmaking.
5 Critical evaluate your work to contextualise and justify your technical and creative decisions.
6 Demonstrate professional values and behaviours, including good time management, effective interpersonal skills, and collegial principles of respect and inclusion.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Zoe Irvine
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 12
Face To Face Seminar 1
Face To Face Seminar 6
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 14
Face To Face Supervised time in studio/workshop 27
Face To Face Tutorial 2
Independent Learning Guided independent study 138
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Project - Practical 40 1-6 14/15 HOURS= 00.00
Project - Practical 30 1-2 14/15
Learning Log 30 1-6 14/15
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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