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FITV12-220: Screen Production 2 May 2018 [Standard]

General information

Expanding on the creative practice theory and production skills acquired in previous FITV subjects, this subject develops higher level proficiencies in short film production, with a specific focus on advanced editing techniques, on-set production skills, and higher level strategies for developing an improved command of visual narrative literacy. This is a hands-on production subject. You will be making a short film, editing scenes from previously shot films, you will learn to work with other people in a collaborative creative partnership, you will learn various industry production standards for professional roles, crew hierarchy, and how to function as an industry practitioner.


Academic unit:Faculty of Society & Design
Subject code:FITV12-220
Subject title:Screen Production 2
Subject level:Undergraduate
Semester/Year:May 2018
Credit points:10

Delivery & attendance

Delivery mode:


Workload items:
  • Lecture: x12 (Total hours: 24) - Weekly Lecture
  • Computer Lab: x6 (Total hours: 12) - Laboratory (Weeks 1-6)
  • Practical: x6 (Total hours: 12) - Practical (Weeks 7-12)
  • Personal Study Hours: x12 (Total hours: 72) - Recommended Study Hours


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Enrolment requirements

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  • Study Abroad Students

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Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

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Subject Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

On successful completion of this subject the learner will be able to:
  1. Understand higher level editing approaches and techniques.
  2. Apply advanced editing techniques to dramatic scenes.
  3. Identify a range of 'moments' in narrative films.
  4. Apply advanced on-set productions techniques.
  5. More professionally use film production equipment.


Assessment details

TypeTask%Timing*Outcomes assessed
*Class Participation Demonstration of understanding; professionalism, includes proper handling of equipment 10% Ongoing 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
*Editing Task Editing tutorial work 15% Weekly 1, 2, 3.
*Individual Contribution to Team On-set tutorial work 10% Weekly 4, 5.
*Cinematic Project § Short Film 15% Week 5 1, 2, 4, 5.
Essay Editing technical analysis 15% Week 7 1.
*Editing Task Editing assignment 15% Week 9 1, 2, 3.
*In-Class Quiz - Individual In-class Test 20% Week 12 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
  • § Indicates group/teamwork-based assessment
  • * Assessment timing is indicative of the week that the assessment is due or begins (where conducted over multiple weeks), and is based on the standard University academic calendar
  • C = Students must reach a level of competency to successfully complete this assessment.

Assessment criteria

High Distinction 85-100 Outstanding or exemplary performance in the following areas: interpretative ability; intellectual initiative in response to questions; mastery of the skills required by the subject, general levels of knowledge and analytic ability or clear thinking.
Distinction 75-84 Usually awarded to students whose performance goes well beyond the minimum requirements set for tasks required in assessment, and who perform well in most of the above areas.
Credit 65-74 Usually awarded to students whose performance is considered to go beyond the minimum requirements for work set for assessment. Assessable work is typically characterised by a strong performance in some of the capacities listed above.
Pass 50-64 Usually awarded to students whose performance meets the requirements set for work provided for assessment.
Fail 0-49 Usually awarded to students whose performance is not considered to meet the minimum requirements set for particular tasks. The fail grade may be a result of insufficient preparation, of inattention to assignment guidelines or lack of academic ability. A frequent cause of failure is lack of attention to subject or assignment guidelines.

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Study information

Submission procedures

Students must check the [email protected] subject site for detailed assessment information and submission procedures.

Policy on late submission and extensions

A late penalty will be applied to all overdue assessment tasks unless an extension is granted by the subject coordinator. The standard penalty will be 10% of marks awarded to that assessment per day late with no assessment to be accepted seven days after the due date. Where a student is granted an extension, the penalty of 10% per day late starts from the new due date.

Policy on plagiarism

University’s Academic Integrity Policy defines plagiarism as the act of misrepresenting as one’s own original work: another’s ideas, interpretations, words, or creative works; and/or one’s own previous ideas, interpretations, words, or creative work without acknowledging that it was used previously (i.e., self-plagiarism). The University considers the act of plagiarising to be a breach of the Student Conduct Code and, therefore, subject to the Discipline Regulations which provide for a range of penalties including the reduction of marks or grades, fines and suspension from the University.

Bond University utilises Originality Reporting software to inform academic integrity.

Feedback on assessment

Feedback on assessment will be provided to students within two weeks of the assessment submission due date, as per the Assessment Policy.

Accessibility and Inclusion Support

If you have a disability, illness, injury or health condition that impacts your capacity to complete studies, exams or assessment tasks, it is important you let us know your special requirements, early in the semester. Students will need to make an application for support and submit it with recent, comprehensive documentation at an appointment with a Disability Officer. Students with a disability are encouraged to contact the Disability Office at the earliest possible time, to meet staff and learn about the services available to meet your specific needs. Please note that late notification or failure to disclose your disability can be to your disadvantage as the University cannot guarantee support under such circumstances.

Additional subject information

Group work is a central element of this subject.

Subject curriculum

Introduction and overview

Introduction to syncing rushes and editing a simple scene

Looking at editing from another perspective

Telling the story

Exploring tempo and rhythm

Controlling time, rhythm and pace

Examining emotional impact

Editing longer scenes

Action ain't action - pt 1

Editing complex scenes

Action ain't action - pt 2

Editing action scenes

Is action the same as violence?

On-set film-making techniques part 1

Stunts and action

On-set film-making techniques part 2

Identifying the different kinds of moments in films

On-set film-making techniques part 3

Guest lecture - TBC

On-set film-making techniques part 4

Review - prepping for the Test

On-set film-making techniques Test part 1

On-set film-making techniques Test part 2

Approved on: May 7, 2017. Edition: 3.1
Last updated: Jul 3, 2017.