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COURSE SCHEDULE
WEEK
TOPIC
LECTURER
ACTIVITIES
READINGS
WEEK 1
Structure of the TV station
The Production Team
Television presentation
Fred/Issa
Interactive lecture,
Brainstorming
Burrows, TD & etal 1998, Video production. Ch.2 &19Compesi, RJ 2000, Video field production & editing. Ch.2
Fang, I 1985, Television news, radio news. Ch.1
Hickman, HR 1991, Television directing. Ch.2&1
Hyde, S 1987, Television and Radio announcing. Ch.1, 2&3
Shyles, L 1998, Video production handbook.Ch.1
Zettl, H 1997, Television handbook. Ch.2
WEEK 2
Television News (Story Structure) & Scripts

Interactive lecture,
Brainstorming
Burrows, TD & etal 1998, Video production. Ch.2Compesi, RJ 2000, Video field production & editing. Ch.2
Fang, I 1985, Television news, radio news. Ch.3&50
Hickman, HR 1991, Television directing. Ch.3
Shyles, L 1998, Video production handbook. Ch.3
WEEK 3
Camera aesthetics
The Grammar of TV and Film

Interactive lecture;
Hands on camera
Burrows, TD & etal 1998, Video production. Ch.6Compesi, RJ 2000, Video field production & editing. Ch.5
Hickman, HR 1991, Television directing. Ch.5&6
Shyles, L 1998, Video production handbook.Ch.2
Zettl, H 1995, Video basics. Ch.
WEEK 4
Sound aesthetics
Lighting aesthetics


Camera, mics &
lighting equipment
Burrows, TD & etal 1998, Video production. Ch.3&5Compesi, RJ 2000, Video field production & editing.Ch.8,3&1
Shyles, L 1998, Video production handbook.Ch.2
Zettl, H 1995, Video basics. Ch.3,4&1
Zettl, H 1997, Television handbook. Ch.9&7
WEEK 5
The Production process
Field Production aspects, Directing/Producing/Filming

Discussion;
Group work
Compesi, RJ 2000, Video field production & editing. Ch.14Fang, I 1985, Television news, radio news. Ch.11
Zettl, H 1997, Television handbook. Ch.20
WEEK 6
Filming of project 1

Field practice

WEEK 7
Editing aesthetics
Introduction to Adobe Premiere Pro CS5

Hands on computer software
Burrows, TD & etal 1998, Video production. Ch.10Compesi, RJ 2000, Video field production & editing
Shyles, L 1998, Video production handbook.Ch.2
Zettl, H 1997, Television handbook. Ch.12
WEEK 8
Adobe Premiere Pro CS5
Editing practice

Hands on computer software

WEEK 9
Preparation for field filming of Project 2 & 3

Hands on camera

WEEK 10
Editing projects

Hands on computer software

WEEK 11
Editing projects

Group work

WEEK 12
Editing projects

Group work

WEEK 13
Final edits, Transferring to various Formats

Group work
Burrows, TD & etal 1998, Video production. Ch.4Zettl, H 1995, Video basics. Ch.
WEEK 14
Career orientations/ Visit to a broadcast house

Group work

WEEK 15
Public viewing

Group work