Not offered in 2005.
Synopsis: This subject introduces the student to the workings of a multimedia studio. The students will be shown the structure and systems required for effective production of multiple projects, running in parallel, within a studio environment. The students will understand each stage of the production process including all matters to do with client liaison.
Objectives: On successful completion of this unit, students wil: 1.be aware of the roles and job descriptions for the team members of a multimedia production studio; 2.understand the organisational behaviour of a multimedia production team and be able to deal with any conflicts that may arise during the course of production; 3.have knowledge of the methods, tools and techniques used in the development and implementation of multimedia systems; 4.be able to develop business systems, processes and procedures for a multimedia studio; 5.be aware of the strengths and limitations of multimedia as a means of information storage and presentation; 6.understand the processes involved in creating production milestones, timelines and outcomes; 7.understand the different areas of production including pre-production, production and post-production methodology including costing and creating quotes.
Assessment: Major project:60% + Exercises:40%
Contact Hours: 8 hours in class and 16 independent study hours