School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Develop and maintain production documents
  • Unit Code

    CUASMT503
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    1
  • Nominal Hours

    100
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Ms Leisa Marie LANDRE-ORD

Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to produce and manage documentation that tracks the creative development of productions in the screen, media, entertainment and events industries.
Individuals who apply these skills are expected to display initiative, judgement and responsibility as they use high level communication and coordination skills in the process of maintaining production scripts and keeping cast and crew up-to-date with developments through the rehearsal phase and into the performance run.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Elements

  • 1.Clarify production documentation requirements
  • 2. Develop production scripts in rehearsals
  • 3. Maintain administrative documents

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

- create and update production scripts and administration documents for at least two productions that:
- are clear and technically correct
- meet artistic and technical production requirements
- use production scripts during rehearsals
- work collaboratively.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided for each of the above points at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements the individual must:

- explain the purpose of a range of documentation used for stage managing different types of productions and events
- describe features and formats of source documents used to create production reference documents
- explain the role of stage management personnel in the following production areas:
- audio
- costume
- design
- lighting
- production management
- props
- set construction
- show control
- staging
- vision systems
- describe issues and challenges that can arise when developing and maintaining production documents, along with solutions to address them.

Assessment

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in creative arts industry environments. The assessment environment must include access to productions and rehearsals.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational educational and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Assessment

GS5 VET GRADING SCHEMA Used for WAAPA VET only

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.


Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Develop and maintain production documents
  • Unit Code

    CUASMT503
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    1
  • Nominal Hours

    100
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Ms Leisa Marie LANDRE-ORD

Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to produce and manage documentation that tracks the creative development of productions in the screen, media, entertainment and events industries.
Individuals who apply these skills are expected to display initiative, judgement and responsibility as they use high level communication and coordination skills in the process of maintaining production scripts and keeping cast and crew up-to-date with developments through the rehearsal phase and into the performance run.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Elements

  • 1.Clarify production documentation requirements
  • 2. Develop production scripts in rehearsals
  • 3. Maintain administrative documents

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

- create and update production scripts and administration documents for at least two productions that:
- are clear and technically correct
- meet artistic and technical production requirements
- use production scripts during rehearsals
- work collaboratively.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided for each of the above points at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements the individual must:

- explain the purpose of a range of documentation used for stage managing different types of productions and events
- describe features and formats of source documents used to create production reference documents
- explain the role of stage management personnel in the following production areas:
- audio
- costume
- design
- lighting
- production management
- props
- set construction
- show control
- staging
- vision systems
- describe issues and challenges that can arise when developing and maintaining production documents, along with solutions to address them.

Assessment

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in creative arts industry environments. The assessment environment must include access to productions and rehearsals.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational educational and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Assessment

GS5 VET GRADING SCHEMA Used for WAAPA VET only

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.


Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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