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Advanced Diploma in Film, TV and Media Production
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ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN FILM, TV AND MEDIA PRODUCTION



Minimum Entry Requirement


Minimum age of 17 years.

Academic Level:

Shelton Diploma in Film, TV and Media Production OR
Equivalent academic qualification from a recognized institution PLUS any necessary subject pre-requisites PLUS

Mature candidate of minimum age of 30 with at least 8 years working experience in film, TV and media or related industry

Minimum language requirement:

Equivalent to IELTS 5.5 or minimum score of 70% in Shelton’s English Language Placement Test.
Intake
January/May/September
Mode of Study
Full Time : 8 months
Part Time: 8 months
Award
Advanced Diploma



The course Advanced Diploma in Film, TV and Media Production (Chinese) builds up from the knowledge and skills learned from Diploma in Film, TV and Media Production (Chinese) and provides students with the same structured learning in film, TV and media production theories and practices. Students will continue to develop professional knowledge and communication skills necessary for a career in film, TV, mass media and related areas.


MODULES


CINEMATOGRAPHY   

The students will develop their skills in capturing subjects and scenes in film.   The nuances of lighting and various photo/film shooting techniques will be explored and examined.   Key to learning to creating a good photo/film will be understanding and application of the new techniques and ideas.


SCRIPT WRITING 2

This module aims to develop students’ skills on television and film script writing. The various forms of scripts will be explored and how to take a written script and adapt it into its various forms needed to create a film.   This module builds on what was learnt in Script Writing 1.


SOUND TECHNOLOGY 2

This module is designed to facilitate deeper understanding of sound in the production process of film, building on the knowledge of sound technology learnt from Sound Technology 1. This includes the usage of digital sound software, post-dubbing, and other processes and related software.


POST PRODUCTION 2

This module is to equip the students with the knowledge on how to create special effect in film production and its synthesizing technique building on what is learnt in Post Production 1.   This module also builds on what was taught and teaches the use of more advance functions of video special effect software like AE, NUKE and other similar software.


COLOR CORRECTING

This module aims to provide the students with a strong understanding of color in film.   The student will understand the various control techniques in relation to the gray scale of the film picture, how to balance color content and managing the color production of a film media. The students will also be introduced to color matching for digital video.


FILM, TV AND MEDIA PRODUCTION 2

This module is aimed to provide the students with an understanding of the basic production steps in producing a film or television production; familiarizing them with all aspects of film and television production as well as equipping them with the necessary skills in film production and management. The students will be introduced to different types of filming equipment and production software.   They will also be introduced to cross-media production techniques and management.


DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION

This module aims to provide the students with the knowledge of the development and evolution of documentary film around the world and where it stands right now. It will introduce students to the emergence and the changes of documentary film world.   It will also examine the key production feature of a documentary film, introducing students to the narrative characters and key elements of appropriate selection of materials and the multiple ways of documentary film shooting. Students will also be introduced to the ethical responsibilities of directing a documentary film as well as the documentary film industry production chain. This module should sufficiently prepare students to produce their own documentary film independently.


FILM & TV DEVELOPMENT 2

This module aims to build on the knowledge and skill learnt from the module Film and TV Development 1 to further enhance the students’ understanding and appreciation of the history of film and TV development.   This module will allow student to explore and learn film & TV development in greater detail and depth.   


ASSESSMENT

Coursework