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MECO2602: Media Production: Video

This unit introduces students to the history, theory and practice of video production. The unit will equip students with practical skills in planning and researching a video, as well as skills in digital camera operation, video recording, lighting, sound and digital non-linear video editing. The unit emphasises factual, non-fiction video.

Code MECO2602
Academic unit Media and Communications
Credit points 6
18 credit points at 1000 level in Media and Communications including MECO1004

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate an understanding of all stages of video production, including: pre production, production and post-production processes, with particular reference to factual video production
  • LO2. understand single camera and video editing techniques to a level appropriate to complete short-form information-based video items
  • LO3. demonstrate the ability to work with others in a video news/production team, understanding the roles and responsibilities of each member of the work group, and taking responsibility for their own value judgements and ethical behaviour towards others
  • LO4. demonstrate skills in critical discussion and analysis of video production, including a visually literate understanding of the ‘discourse’ and ‘grammar’ of the moving image, the relationship of producer to audience, and the concept of mode of address
  • LO5. demonstrate the ability to plan and achieve goals, working to deadlines and within set budgets.