Creative Audio Production 1
This module provides an introduction to industry standard equipment and software employed within the creative audio production sector and will give you the opportunity to experiment with a variety of audio production techniques.
You will be introduced to professional production workflow and audio editing techniques, with an emphasis on creating original and experimental pieces of work. You will be encouraged to employ creative design decisions within your workflow and to engage with industry professionals through location visits and in-house talks.
Workshop practice forms the core of this module, together with seminars and lectures that will provide underpinning context and application. Lectures will cover the technical aspects of the module, while practical and workshop sessions and project assignments will provide the scope to apply the techniques covered.
Creative Audio Production 2
This module builds on the skills you will acquire in Creative Audio Production 1. You will consider audio for a range of platforms and uses: radio, music, video, podcast, advertisement and information. You will be introduced to advanced audio production workflow and audio editing techniques, with an emphasis on layering sound and the use of audio effects to create a piece of work that is both immersive and experimental.
Creative Visual Production 1
This module provides an introduction to the industry standard equipment and software employed within the sector of creative visual production.
You will be introduced to professional production workflow, shot composition, editing techniques and both interior and exterior filming with emphasis on creating a project to professional standards. You will be encouraged to engage with industry professionals through location visits and Skype video question and answer sessions.
Creative Visual Production 2
This module builds on the skills acquired in Creative Visual Production 1.
You will be introduced to advanced professional filming techniques, lighting, green screen and storyboards. Using a range of creative design decisions you will create a 3-5 minute video that will be of a standard to be entered into national and international film festivals.
The completed film will form the basis of your ongoing professional show reel.
The module sessions will take place weekly and will involve lectures, workshops, peer discussions and industry practitioner visits and Q&A sessions.
Visual Communication for Media
This module will introduce you to the basics of visual communication theory and practice, and will enable you to interpret and record the visual world. It aims to develop your appreciation of the principles that underpin visual language and will help you create visually exciting, innovative and effective media outcomes.
You will use experimental techniques to develop key principles which you will apply to create a range of exciting visual images. From this you will be encouraged to develop your own visual language and identity, and apply your increased understanding and awareness towards the production of your portfolio.
Media Institutions Enterprise
This Module is intended to introduce you to the various sectors within the creative industries whilst examining and reflecting on where they sit within the current media landscape.
You will be supported in identifying potential job opportunities across all sectors and construct an ongoing professional development portfolio to enhance employability skills.
The module will take place weekly across one semester and will involve lectures, presentations, industry visits and peer discussions.