Production Design and Management 3 (PASA7701)

15 (0.125 EFTS)
To enable students to establish a critical understanding of advanced practice for production design and management. This course focuses on advanced methodologies and specialist techniques in a range of production scenarios while establishing the student’s ability to evaluate their own work and that of others.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts or the Graduate Diploma in Creative Practice to enrol in this course. Pre-requisites: PASA6702. Restriction: PASA7971.
Topics include: 

Assessment of performance space/production location for its design potential
Associations, implications and interpretations pertaining to a given concept or brief
Attitude of different cultures to performance and connections to own culture and knowledge of performance
Communication management requirements for a range of production scenarios
Complex production problems and imaginative and innovative responses to the creation of work
Establishing creative and technical parameters and discussing the potential of each, determining its artistic merit
Material and technology resources for the effective realisation of design projects
Own professional standards of collaboration, responsibility, and problem solving skills
Ownership, control of information and ethical considerations pertinent in Aotearoa
Plan and monitor the work of production departments, including developing, managing and reporting on a budgets using correct documentation and record keeping
Problem-solving & conflict resolution
Production cultures, organisational theory and strategic decision-making
Schedule creation and management, Resourcing, production meetings and communication routines, contracts, budget & personnel management
Performance design throughout the twentieth century - Historical legacies or `baggage?
The selection or reproduction of artefacts and the effect of different cultural attitudes and practices on choice and use of costume, mask, set, etc.
The work of a significant designers, specialist forms and technological developments that influence design
Learning and teaching approaches
Topics may be taught in an integrated manner in both practical/workshop/lab and lecture/seminar/tutorial modes
Activities include self-directed learning, individual and class exercises, field trips, work in groups, guest lectures and on-line discussion and reflection
Feedback is sought throughout the course using a range of assessment tools including
Formal reflection, class forum and survey
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1360

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
27 Feb 18 - 10 Apr 18 StudioTuesday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (006-2002)
1 May 18 - 26 Jun 18 StudioTuesday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (006-2002)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts (Production Design and Management), Graduate Diploma in Creative Practice.

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