Media and Theatre Production Skills
East 15 Acting School
Undergraduate: Level 5
Thursday 05 October 2023
Friday 15 December 2023
07 March 2023
Requisites for this module
BA W495 World Performance
This core module for BA World Performance introduces hands-on skills in camera use and editing as well as writing for the camera. In addition, students will receive an introduction to stage management and production skills and an introduction to the basic principles of lighting for performances. Students learn in workshop and studio settings. The module emphasises an understanding of the technical processes underlying the students' own practical work.
The aims of the module are:
1. To introduce students to the essential skills of camera use, digital editing, writing for the screen and to the role of director.
2. To gain skills in documentary and narrative filming of World Performance theatre forms.
3. To enable students to create and shoot a short script.
4. To allow students to develop their knowledge and understanding of camera use and performance for the camera.
5. To introduce students to stage management and production skills for the theatre.
6. To introduce basic principles of stage lighting for performance.
7. To enable students to critically analyse technical aspects of a theatrical performance.
Students will be able to demonstrate:
1. Knowledge and understanding of the different roles necessary to execute a simple film project.
2. Ability to use basic camera equipment safely and effectively.
3. Knowledge of, and basic facility with, one digital editing package.
4. Competence in the creation of a short screenplay.
5. Understanding of the processes of stage management.
6. Fundamental production skills for theatrical lighting for performances.
The module will include the development and production of a short film (3-5 minutes long) from conception, to final completion of script, shooting of the script and post-production (editing) of the film for final screening. It will also include workshops in stage management and lighting, leading to a technical analysis of a theatrical production.
The module will be delivered via:
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Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||Written Script for Screen
||Critical Theatre Review
||Short Video Presentation
Exam format definitions
- Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
- In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
- In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
- In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary,
for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.
Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Jeungsook Yoo, email: email@example.com.
Nick Logue, Stephen Owens
For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
No external examiner information available for this module.
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