Direct screen production crews

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CUADRT603, 'Direct screen production crews'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Direct screen production crews' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Brief crew on shoot requirements

1.1 Brief production crew and discuss proposed vision, artistic style and technical requirements for productions

1.2 Involve crew members in development of creative solutions to production requirements

1.3 Resolve difficult or complex shot requirements in consultation with crews

1.4 Confirm all technical requirements for productions are in place before shooting commences and organise back-ups or alternatives as required

1.5 Establish clear communication lines with production crew members

2. Rehearse shoots

2. 1 Distribute production documentation to crew members as required

2.2 Plan and execute shoot procedures and protocols according to organisational practices

2.3 Brief crews on their role in realising each scenic unit in context of the overall required narrative

2.4 Provide instructions to assist production crew maximise technical expertise in delivery of desired photographic and cinematographic (mise-en-scène effect) outcomes

2.5 Direct rehearsal of each shot, assess for creative or technical problems, and resolve issues with crew members

3. Direct shoots

3.1 Facilitate interactions between performers and production crew to meet planned technical and creative requirements

3.2 Direct retakes where necessary, arriving at innovative and imaginative solutions to problems, in collaboration with crew members

3.3 Provide clear instructions and cues to production crews

3.4 Record all sequences and additional material in line with production deadlines

3.5 Implement work health and safety (WHS) procedures according to organisational procedures

3.6 Evaluate shoots from a director’s perspective, including own performance, and note areas for future improvement

3.7 Provide feedback to production crew members and invite their comments on shoots.