Shoot television content in multi-camera environment

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 CUFCAM402A, 'Shoot television content in multi-camera environment'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Plan shots and camera movements

1. Participate in pre-production meetings and briefings to discuss visual interpretation, requirements and locations for intended productions

2. Liaise with relevant production personnel to confirm that planned shots and camera movements meet technical and script criteria

3. Assess camera plan to ensure individual role is consistent with overall production needs and plans

4. Interpret camera plan and other documentation to create shot lists for use during rehearsal, recording or live transmission

5. Appraise ideas for shots, taking into account the potential impact on schedules, technical feasibility and production requirements

6. Anticipate occupational and health and safety requirements as they apply to the preparation and implementation of shoots

Set up for shoots

7. Assemble camera, equipment and accessories to meet predetermined camera positions and camera movements

8. Position camera for shots to ensure the safety of relevant production personnel, talent and general public

9. Ensure appropriate camera cables are run from correct outlet points to cameras and do not impede camera movements involved in productions

10. Ensure that cameras are lined up and matched to meet production requirements

11. Charge and install headsets and ensure talkback function is operational to allow communication with relevant production personnel

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

Shoot content

13. Participate in rehearsals and adjust shot lists and schedules according to required changes

14. Re-create camera shots and movements established in rehearsal during recording or communicate clearly to production personnel unavoidable variations from the predetermined plans

15. Respond to cues received from relevant production personnel in a timely manner

16. Consider shots and angles required of other camera operators to assess how cuts and dissolves between shots can produce the required creative outcomes

17. Move camera without impeding the operation of other team members, including other camera operators and technical personnel

18. Ensure safe work practices are applied at all times

Wrap up shoots

19. Dismantle, pack and store equipment and accessories as required

20. Participate in post-production debriefings and reflect on own performance, noting areas for future improvement

21. Ensure locations are left in original state

22. Complete necessary documentation

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFCAM402A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUF40107 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media
  • CUF40307 - Certificate IV in Broadcast Technology
  • CUF50107 - Diploma of Screen and Media