The course is included in these curricula and study modules

  • (media technology 2005 (signal processing & web programming) - Basic of media technology
  • Media technology 2006 - Basic of media technology


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to have
knowledge in the formational and technical basics of video production.

Course contents

Components of the video camera, video technology, handling of the
video camera, basics of picture language, use of editing equipment,
basics of editing. Short introduction to illumination.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Computer knowledge, Photography and digital imagery

Recommended or required reading

Roy Thompson: Grammar of the Shot. Focal Press 1995.
Fauer, Jon: Dvcam A practical guide to the professional system. Focal Press 2001.
Zettl, Herbert: Video basics 4. Belmont Wadsworth cop. 2004.
Ward, Peter: Digital video camerawork. Oxford Focal 2001.
Jackman, John: Lightning for Digital Video & Television. CMP Books 2002.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 35 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 15 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 12 hours
  • Project work and productions - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 41 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 71 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 62 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Reports and productions


Scherbakov-Parland Andrej

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

  • 2006-10-30 - Exams
  • 2006-10-30 - Reports and productions

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