Film and Television Digital Broadcasting
Unit code: HDFTV422
|Credit points||12.5 Credit Points|
|Contact hours||36 Hours per Semester|
Aims and objectives
* Develop and enhance an understanding of the graduate attributes linked to this unit of study
* develop an understanding of the role of digital broadcasting in emerging sectors of the Film and Television industries
* explore digital broadcasting through viewing, reading, research, and application through production.
* enable participants to achieve digital broadcasting outcomes in Film and Television through planned, informed, and competent production and post-production processes.
* undertake student centred learning and further develop skills in project management.
* Participation in class exercises
* Special presentations including guest lecturers from industry
* Post-production industry facility visit(s).
100% project work. Project briefs clearly define submission requirements and due dates but participants are responsible for actively participating in this process to develop a clear understanding of assessment requirements. Formative feedback is given throughout the teaching period to allow participants to develop their work for final submission. Assessment occurs at the end of the teaching period.
Generic skills outcomes
* Graduates are entrepreneurial in contributing to innovation and development within their business, workplace or community
* Graduates are capable in their chosen profession, vocation or study areas
* Graduates operate effectively and ethically in work and community situations
* Graduates are adaptable and manage change
* Graduates are aware of local and international environments in which they will be contributing
This unit aims to students to the world of digital broadcasting technologies. Topics include:
* designing and producing digital broadcast projects.
* An introduction to a wide range of emerging digital broadcasting methods and techniques.
* Exploration of the variety of outcomes, problem-solve and make informed decisions for production
* research and discussion regarding the uptake and implementation of this new sector of the Film and Television industries. This sector includes broadcasting for mobile telephony, portable media players, Digital Video Broadcasting: DVB-T (terrestrial) and DVB-H (handheld), and video games consoles
* Colour space, conforming in post, film scanning, telecine and Digital Intermediate (DI) concepts and applications.
Case, S 2004, Film Technology in Post Production, 2nd Edition, Elsevier, Burlington.
Clark, B & Spohr, S J 2002, Guide to Postproduction for TV and Film, 2nd Edition, Elsevier, Burlington.
Lister, M, 2002, New Media, Routledge, London
Shaw, J & P. Weibel (eds), Future Cinema: The Cinematic Imaginary After Film (Electronic Culture: History, Theory, and Practice), MIT Press, Cambridge
Wright, S 2002, Digital Compositing for Film and Video, Elsevier, Burlington.
Zwick, C & B. Schmitz & K. Kuhl, 2005, Designing for Small Screens, AVA Academia Publishing, Lausanne
URL - http://www.dvb-h-online.org/
URL - http://www.dvb.org