MID202 Advanced Media Production
The course is open to students in the media production pathway in the Bachelor in media production program after completing their first three semesters of study. The course must be combined with MPRO103 Advanced Media Practices in the same semester.
Other students and exchange students may apply based on the following prerequisites:
- 60 ECTS of media production courses or equivalent experience.
- Study participation requires good knowledge of the English language.
Upon fulfillment of prerequisites, admission may be granted in consideration of the maximum amount of students.
The Advanced Media Production course provides practical and theoretical workshops in single camera video and post-production. The students will explore the working worlds of each key discipline in making films in the new media landscape, with a focus on factual short form content. Key disciplines that will be covered in this course are the director, the director of photography, the video editor, and the sound designer.
The course also provides theoretical knowledge of different production methods, and the students will explore storytelling and narratives on various platforms through written and practical work. Whether you are working on a commercial, a corporate video, or a documentary, a solid understanding of the applied principles of media production and skills development in editing, storytelling and aesthetic style are required - the course prepares you to apply these in future productions.
In accordance with the National Qualifications Framework the student will achieve the following learning outcomes after completing the course:
- has knowledge of technical operations in camera, sound, and post production operations
- has knowledge of key terms, processes and theories within the process of film and video production and post-production
- has knowledge of production roles, skills and responsibilities
- has developed skills in directing different types of factual productions
- can operate camera, sound and post production tools
- can reflect on her/his practice, analyse it and adjust under supervision
- can find, assess and refer to information and knowledge and relate it to the topic in an academic essay
- can identify and explain media production roles, responsibilities and skills required for different genres
- can write reflective and academic essays
The course has compulsory attendance by the 80/20 rule and will consist of different workshops combined with lectures, seminars and practical work, in groups or individually.
The course is taught in English if there are international students enrolled in the class. Individual assignments and papers may be written in Norwegian or English.
The course must be combined with MPRO103 Advanced Media Practices in the same semester.
- Complete assignments in connection with each workshop, with reflection papers
- Individual theory paper
Grading will be done in accordance with the Regulations governing studies and examinations at Volda University College, § 5-11.
|Form of assessment||Grouping||Duration||Type of duration||Grading scale||Proportion||Comment||Supported material||Scope|
|Portfolio||Individual||2||Weeks||A-F, A is the best grade and E is the lowest passing grade||100 %|
|Form of assessment:||Portfolio|
|Type of duration:||Weeks|
|Grading scale:||A-F, A is the best grade and E is the lowest passing grade|