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FSP1001 Location Production 1

Short Description: Location Production 1
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
ASCED code : 100701 - Audio Visual Studies
Grading basis : Graded

Other Requisites

All students will have free access the University’s Audio-Visual Centres.

Students undertaking this course will require a personal computer and personal storage space (e.g. portable external hard drive, cloud storage). Software required will be Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel Spreadsheet, or non-Microsoft equivalent.

All students will have free access to the University’s Adobe Creative Suite software, so must ensure their computer has capacity to efficiently use the software. Students may incur extra resource costs for printing.

All students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.


As a foundational course, students will be introduced to basic university requirements for the successful academic study of filmmaking. The course is taught by expert staff who possess expertise in this area of filmmaking. Location Production introduces students to the theory and practice of single camera location film production. Students will use key concepts and practices as they apply to camera operations, lighting, sound and audio recording in a location environment. Students will complete a series of authentic assessment tasks based on industry practice in film making that reflect industry aligned skills and current knowledge. Students will be supported by the Audio-Visual Centres at Toowoomba and Springfield. Location Production is a foundation course for FSP1002 Location Production 2 and FSP2001 Documentary Production and Reality TV.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Date printed 30 November 2021