Unit 4 – Creative Media Production Management Project 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Be able to originate, develop and research an idea for a media product
  2. Be able to pitch a proposal for a media product
  3. Be able to manage a production process to create a media product.

CMP_U4 Assignment Brief

CMP_U4 Assignment Cover Sheet

Final Major Project

Second year students have the opportunity to work with a professional client to produce a specific promotional or marketing media product.  The final work may be used by the client as a marketing and promotional resource.

For this project each student will be in-charge of all stages of production from pre-production to post-production by fully utilising all skills gained on the course.

TV FMP Handbook 2014

Sample FMP proposals

FMP – Production Management -breakdown

Resources

Textbooks

Baylis P, Freedman A, Procter N et al – BTEC Level 3 National Creative Media Production, Student Book (Pearson, 2010) ISBN 978-1846906725

Chandler H – The Game Production Handbook (Charles River Media, 2006) ISBN 978-1934015407

DiZazzo R – Corporate Media Production, 2nd Edition (Focal Press, 2003) ISBN 978-0240805146

England E and Finney A – Managing Multimedia: Project Management for Web and Convergent Media, Book 1: People and Processes, 3rd Edition (Addison Wesley, 2001) ISBN 978-0201728989

England E and Finney A – Managing Multimedia: Project Management for Web and Convergent Media, Book 2: Technical Issues, 3rd Edition (Addison Wesley, 2001) ISBN 978-0321436931

Fraser P and Oram B – Teaching Digital Video Production (BFI Education, 2005) ISBN 978-0851709772

Hardy P – Filming on a Microbudget (Pocket Essentials, 2004) ISBN 978-1842433010

Kindem G and Musburger R – Introduction to Media Production: From Analog to Digital, 2nd Edition (Focal Press, 2001) ISBN 978-0240804088

Laycock R – Audio Techniques for Television Production (Focal Press, 2006) ISBN 978-0240516462

Maciuba-Koppel D – The Web Writer’s Guide (Focal Press, 2002) ISBN 978-0240804811

Nisbett A – The Sound Studio: Audio Techniques for Radio, Television, Film and Recording, 7th Edition (Focal Press, 2003) ISBN 978-0240519111

Oriebar J – Digital Television Production: A Handbook (Hodder Arnold, 2001) ISBN 978-0340763230

Roberts-Breslin J – Making Media: Foundations of Sound and Image Production (Focal Press, 2003) ISBN 978-0240805023

Rudin R and Ibbotson T – An Introduction to Journalism: Essential Techniques and Background Knowledge (Focal Press, 2003) ISBN 978-0240516349

Websites

http://www.allpm.com – a project management site with useful resources

http://www.gamasutra.com – a sister publication to the print magazine, Game Developer

http://www.skillset.org/interactive/careers/article_4754_1.asp – Skillset’s pages on the role of a project manager

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