Colour grade moving images

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 CUFPOS403A, 'Colour grade moving images'.
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



Clarify work requirements

1. In consultation with relevant personnel, identify deadlines for colour grading and ensure work is planned to meet production requirements

2. Assess condition of source materials for faults, determine whether remedial action is required to meet production requirements and follow-through accordingly

3. Ensure source materials are loaded and recorded according to enterprise procedures

4. Identify data files on digital storage network where applicable

Prepare equipment for grading process

5. Ensure equipment is fully operational and work area is organised appropriately

6. Calibrate grading system for correct colour space using appropriate calibration standards

7. Complete tests prior to commencing grading process as required

8. Ensure frame count is set correctly at start of reel and record other initialisation settings as appropriate

Grade images for colour

9. Apply basic (primary) colour corrections for each scene to ensure overall balance

10. Balance colour and density for each shot according to normal appearance

11. Make suitable adjustments to each scene to suit client's production requirements

12. Apply appropriate system tools to enhance specific colour detail within each shot or image

13. Apply additional (secondary) corrections and shapes to meet specified production requirements

14. Record colour correction data established by grader for each shot according to equipment operating specifications

15. Where required, ensure additional digital effects comply with predetermined production requirements

16. Record out, or render, correctly graded material

17. Deal promptly and efficiently with problems that arise during the colour grading process to ensure that production deadlines are met

18. If appropriate, output colour correction data for printing

Finalise colour grading

19. View results on relevant format and make further corrections as required in consultation with production personnel

20. Check that grade and print requirements are met according to production requirements

21. Complete further job instructions

22. Produce required documentation to report on quality of graded output according to specified format

23. Log completed graded job and dispatch to required destination according to enterprise procedures

24. Review colour grading process and note areas for future improvement

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFPOS403A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUF40107 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media