Media and film studies

Audiovisual Practices

Module code: P5065
Level 4
30 credits in autumn semester
Teaching method: Lecture, Practical, Seminar
Assessment modes: Coursework

The module aims to introduce key concepts in video and sound representation, and the principles and practice of sound recording, sound design, image composition, camera movement, and editing.

You will be taught the operation and creative application of sound and video equipment (cameras, audio recorders, microphones), software (editing and sound editing), and facilities (studio, sound studio, Foleys).

You will be asked to undertake two exercises (one on sound and one on video), spending around five weeks on each. You will be asked to respond creatively and critically to a given brief.

Module learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate a proficient and competent use of production technology in aspecific medium
  • Conceive, research, develop, design and execute a medium-specific creative media project
  • Apply medium-specific critical and aesthetic discourses to their own and others' creative media projects.
  • Demonstrate critical reflection on the intersection of practice and theory
  • To produce creative work which responds to a brief, as part of a team.