Core Module Information
Module title: Fiction Production Project

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

Module code: SCA11138
Module leader: James Mavor
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Screen and Performance


Description of module content:

Supervisions will take place both for the short film projects as a whole in teams, and for individual specialists in their chosen disciplines.

This will support your critical engagement with the preproduction of the short film projects in terms of their aesthetic, logistical and technical preparation. Location visits and/or remote communications with your supervisors will assist you in the implementation of current and emerging techniques, and with the execution of specialist tasks at a professional level, throughout the production process. In further individual tutorials you will debate and defend the compilation your personal portfolio of work and engage with your critical reflection.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: Generate creative, technical and logistical ideas for the realisation of your film in your chosen specialism
LO2: Evaluate influences, references and other forms of research as supplementary to these ideas.
LO3: Exercise appropriate judgement in the transmission of story ideas to the screen within your specialism.
LO4: Defend your creative and technical approach to your film project.
LO5: Critically engage with the collaborative process with all members of your team.
LO6: Critique the work you have performed on the film in creative, technical and professional terms.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, 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: James Mavor
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Tutorial 12
Face To Face Seminar 18
Independent Learning Guided independent study 170
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Project - Practical 50 1-3 & 5 12 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Portfolio 50 4,6 12 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2000
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

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