Full Title:Multimedia Project
Module Code:MEDA B8009
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Module Description:no description provided
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Discuss the principles of video pre-production
  2. DEmonstrate an understanding of the principles of video production techniques
  3. apply advanced/special effects to post production clips
  4. develop a short movie on a product or service for an organisation

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Video Pre-production Techniques
Storyboarding principles, documenting scenes, Scene preparation
Video Production Techniques
Rules of Composition, basic shots, exterior/interior lighting, using a camcorder.
Video Post production Techniques
Note the students will already have used a comprehensive video editing suite like Premiere Pre CS6. During the lab workshops, the student will generate realistic visual effect & visual elements, design a pack shot, compose some animation and create 3D titles
Compose a short movie
Students will be required to become a part of a team that will generate a short movie. This short movie will most lightly be a presentation of an existing product or service at the request of a local organisation.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Continuous Assessment An individual trial run to build a short movie that applies the three stages of video production. 1,2,3 25.00 0 0 n/a 0
Continuous Assessment A group project (say 2/3 students) to build a short movie from beginning to end. This project should ideally be based on a requirement from an external company. 1,2,3,4 75.00 0 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
No repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will be offered solely on the basis of coursework and a repeat examination will not be offered.
Reassessment Description
a repeat project should be based on the second Continuous Assessment above (build a short movie from beginning to end)

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Practical Practice video pre-production, production and post-production techniques 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Study No Description 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Recommended Book Resources
  • Eran Stern 2012, After Effects Artist in Action: Eran Stern's Broadcast Design, 1 Ed., video2brain.com http://www.video2brain.com/en
  • Getting Started with After Effects Expressions, 1 Ed., video2brain.com http://www.video2brain.com/en
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Jeff Foster, Fundamentals of Compositing, Tracking, and Roto Techniques with After Effects, 1 Ed., www.video2brain.com http://www.video2brain.com/en
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_BBUST_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) 6 Elective
BDIBS8_4 Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Digital and International Business (Level 8 add-on degree) 2 Mandatory
DK_BBBST_B Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) 2 Elective