Core Module Information
Module title: Collaborative Techniques in Film 2

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

Module code: SCA11122
Module leader: David Lumsden
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Screen and Performance


Description of module content:

On this module you will be introduced to the particular collaborative problems of shooting on film, particularly with regard to focus, use of prime lenses, and tracking, and the logistical problems faced by a professional crew filming on location. This work will be underpinned by classroom based work which will help you to understand and solve the aesthetic, practical and technical problems that the shooting of complex dramatic scenes principally on film presents.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: Plan dramatically appropriate interpretations of script in terms of production, direction, camera, editing and sound with 16mm film.
LO2: Appraise the principles and procedures of production, direction, camera, editing and sound, to shoot dramatic scenes on 16 mm film.
LO3: Evaluate the creative, technical and personal skills and resources required in a 16 mm film project to realise your objectives.
LO4: Produce a set of plans for the execution of these objectives in a team context.
LO5: Critically analyse the effectiveness of your work and the roles you have performed in creative and professional terms.
LO6: Review and prioritise your continuing professional practice development needs, in the film industries.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, 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: David Lumsden
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Project Supervision 48
Independent Learning Guided independent study 28
Independent Learning Guided independent study 100
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 75 1-4 13 HOURS= 00.12, WORDS= 0
Learning Log 25 1,5, 6 13 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2500
Component 1 subtotal: 75
Component 2 subtotal: 25
Module subtotal: 100

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