Shoot material for screen productions under special conditions

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 CUFCAM501A, 'Shoot material for screen productions under special conditions'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Plan shoot

1. Liaise with relevant production personnel to interpret and confirm overall production requirements

2. Collaborate with relevant production personnel to devise creative solutions for shoots to meet aims and needs of productions

3. Interpret camera plans, identify required special effects and create appropriate shot lists for use during rehearsals and actual shoots

4. Brief relevant production personnel assisting with shoot and determine an execution plan for specific shoots

5. Participate in pre-shoot safety briefings to ensure risks of shooting under special conditions are understood

6. Identify potential hazards and risks that may affect decisions to proceed with shoots and arrange to reduce problems where feasible

Select and set up equipment

7. Assess nature of special conditions and discuss issues with relevant production personnel

8. Select required equipment and accessories for shoots and install correctly and safely

9. Ensure equipment and accessories do not impede operations of other production personnel involved in shoot

10. Participate in rehearsals where feasible and agree to final camera shots and camera movements

11. Adjust shot lists as required

Capture shots

12. Communicate with relevant production personnel throughout shoot and operate camera according to instructions and cues received

13. Re-create and capture shots established during rehearsals and advise relevant production personnel of unavoidable variations from predetermined plans

14. Endeavour to minimise negative effects of movement of equipment and accessories on filming activity

15. Operate camera and special equipment to ensure safety of relevant production personnel and other participants involved in shoot

16. Work in cooperation with other personnel to achieve the desired camera movements and visual effects

17. Complete operations without damage to equipment and without interference to operators of moving equipment

18. Participate in debriefing sessions to evaluate effectiveness of shoots and to identify areas for future improvement

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFCAM501A appears in the following qualifications:

  • ICA50905 - Diploma of Information Technology (Multimedia)
  • CUF40107 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media
  • CUF50107 - Diploma of Screen and Media