Core Module Information
Module title: Collaborative Techniques in Film 1

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

Module code: SCA11118
Module leader: David Lumsden
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 gain an understanding of the methods used for the hour-by-hour production management of a crew, the interaction between producer, director, camera, lighting and sound personnel, and the particular issues of working with actors on a professional set. This highly practical work will be underpinned by a series of lectures and workshops which will equip you with the ability to solve the aesthetic, practical and technical problems that the shooting of complex dramatic scenes presents.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Demonstrate the ability to plan and complete a short cinematic project according to professional procedures within a set time frame and within specific resources.

LO2: Demonstrate the ability to make creative decisions in terms of camera, sound, directing, producing, and editing that are effective for the chosen cinematic project.

LO3: Demonstrate creative, technical and personal skills required to complete a cinematic project within a team context.

LO4: Evidence critical analysis of your process and creative contribution to the shooting of a cinematic project.

LO5: Evidence a professional approach to preparation and research through written and oral presentations, including appropriate documentation.

LO6: Evidence a thorough understanding of a specific film industry specialism and their specific trajectories.

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: David Lumsden
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 27
Face To Face Tutorial 24
Face To Face Guided independent study 149
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Learning Log 40 1~4 12 HOURS= 2000 words
Portfolio 60 1~2~3~4 8 , WORDS= 1-3 minutes
Component 1 subtotal: 60
Component 2 subtotal: 40
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
SCA11118 Collaborative techniques in Film 1