Task 1

Grading Criteria

P1 describe multi-camera production programme formats expressing ideas with sufficient clarity to communicate them and with some appropriate use of subject terminology.
M1 explain multi-camera production programme formats with reference to well-chosen examples expressing ideas with clarity and with some generally appropriate use of subject terminology
D1 critically evaluate multi-camera production programme formats with supporting arguments and elucidated examples expressing ideas fluently and using subject terminology correctly.


For this task you are required to investigate and explore multi-camera productions. You will need to discuss the purpose and techniques of a multi-camera productions using suitable case studies. You will also use these wide range of precisely focused examples to evaluate different multi-camera productions in terms of their formats, reasons for the production and target audiences.


Select a multi-camera programme (e.g Trisha, Jeremy Kyle, football match, concept), deconstruct, analyse and evaluate the production. generate a written report, a multimedia or oral presentation with video clip.

Below are examples of what to look for when exploring the production:

  • Programme formats: live events, e.g. sports, concerts, stage productions, public events; studio productions, e.g. game shows, chat shows, news magazines,      studio-based drama
  • Reasons for multi-camera use: coverage of action; communicating meaning to the viewer; visual style;maintaining viewer interest; constraints of studio or location environment; multi-camera simultaneous recording
  • Audience: audience profiles; audience categorisation, e.g. social status, lifestyle, geographic; mode of address


At least 500 words written piece.
All research notes.
Presentation slides.
Recording of presentation.