Shoot a wide range of television content

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 CUFCAM401A, 'Shoot a wide range of television content'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Shoot a wide range of television content' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Prepare for shoots

1. Attend pre-production briefings and contribute creative ideas for the visual interpretation of intended productions

2. Appraise ideas for shots, taking into account the potential impact on costs, timelines, scripts and technical feasibility

3. Survey locations prior to shoots as required

4. Plan, prepare and pack required equipment and accessories for shoots, including special requirements, such as lenses and filters

5. Ensure equipment is in working order and fix minor faults or arrange to have them fixed

6. Select capture media that is appropriate and sufficient to meet production requirements

7. Anticipate OHS requirements as they apply to the preparation and implementation of shoots

8. Complete required documentation

Set up shoots

9. Survey sites and determine camera positions to achieve shots and compositions best suited to production requirements

10. Generate a range of ideas that offer creative solutions for particular productions

11. Appraise ideas for potential impact on cost, schedules, technical feasibility and suitability to meet production requirements

12. Set up and implement lighting plans, and install required cables

13. Confirm light temperature and exposures are sufficient for production requirements by utilising appropriate light meters

14. Position microphones and conduct audio checks

15. Liaise and collaborate with other production personnel and talent to maximise creative outcomes

16. Rehearse shots as required

Shoot content

17. Check camera movements to implement planned and rehearsed shots where applicable

18. Ensure captured shots meet editing and other post-production requirements

19. Employ photographic and composition techniques to achieve aesthetic requirements and to capture well-composed and well-focused shots

20. Collaborate with other production personnel where applicable and respond to directions as required

21. Coordinate inputs from other crew members as required to achieve the desired images

22. Ensure safe work practices are applied at all times

23. Record audio using appropriate microphones or coordinate sound operations as required

Wrap up shoots

24. Pack and store equipment using safe lifting practices

25. Ensure recorded content is identified, labelled and available for post-production

26. Ensure locations are left in original state

27. Brief editors and producers on post-production issues as required

28. Complete necessary documentation

29. Review and reflect on own performance and note areas for improvement


Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFCAM401A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUF40107 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media
  • CUF50107 - Diploma of Screen and Media