Core Module Information
Module title: Creative Practice for Cinema

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

Module code: SCA11129
Module leader: Susie Brown
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Screen and Performance


Description of module content:

In a series of lectures, workshops and tutorials, you will acquire the skills and prepare for advanced exercises in your chosen discipline, as well as an ambitious short fiction film project. More detailed understanding of the creative possibilities of the image and its juxtaposition will be explored. You will also have the opportunity to work with advanced professional production and post-production formats in the realisation of your projects.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: Critically analyse photographic and film texts in terms of atmosphere, mood, tone, genre, and style .
LO2: Produce your own complete short films, rushes and montages which display an advanced understanding of mise-en-scene and cutting to create and support narrative meaning.
LO3: Identify and coordinate the creative, technical and personal skills and resources required to realise your objectives.
LO4: Effectively communicate and discuss production and post-production plans and solutions with peers and potential collaborators.
LO5: Conceptualise the colour grade for a film using Avid in a dramatically appropriate way
LO6: Critically reflect on your work at each stage of production.

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: Susie Brown
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Tutorial 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 75 2,3,4,5 13 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Learning Log 25 1,6 13 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2500
Component 1 subtotal: 75
Component 2 subtotal: 25
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
SCA11129: Creative Practice for Cinema