Advanced Live Digital Media Production


Advanced Live Digital Media Production-2024/2025

Level 1
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
BUSI-6015Entrepreneurship & Career Development3
Students will create promotional and pricing material to market their services. Students will participate in interviews with potential clients or employers. This course will instill entrepreneurship and professional business practises, including pricing for jobs, setting deadlines, and providing good customer service. This course will include a research component, services, and marketing strategies. Students will be required to attend and/or participate in industry trade shows.
TELE-6002Standards & Distribution2
This course will introduce students to advanced aspects of broadcast engineering to help students prepare their broadcasts for transmission. Routing, audio mapping, and accessibility standards are all paramount importance to the transmission of a show (regardless of platform) and students will gain experience in production situations to how best implement and conform their productions to these standards.
INFO-6142Networking & File Based Workflows2.5
Students will learn about the infrastructure that makes up a local network. They will understand the importance that configuration and topology makes when interconnecting equipment. They will also engage in understanding how files move across a network and engage in basic editing to prepare files to transfer between machines. They will develop understanding on how the codec they choose for a project affects outcomes.
PROD-6002Live Production Planning 13
This is a course designed to provide students with fundamental production theory and techniques commonly used in planning Live Productions. Emphasis will be placed on operational practices, documentation, and personnel responsibilities related to production.
SFTY-6013Technical Fundamentals & Safety1.5
Productions are not without risks; and safety is paramount. This course is designed to show students how to work safely to ensure that as many risks are mitigated and made redundant. Students will learn the fundamentals of power distribution, set safety in setting up, and cover the various tools and protective measures that one can take when working on-set.
PROD-6003Introduction to Live Production3
The student will receive hands-on practical training in live production and operations, field camera integration, and operational techniques. Students will integrate industry policies and procedures with practical operational practices.

Level 2
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:

Group 1
HIST-6002Evolution of Media Broadcasting3
In this course, we will highlight the platforms that have developed and the power and influence that media have in our lives. By studying the media's revolutionary evolution throughout history, including the current digital revolution, students will develop their understanding of the platforms that surround us and influence our culture.
INNV-6006Emerging Technology1
In this course the student will have the opportunity to explore new technology and techniques in the Television industry. Hands on lab activities and research assignments will be key components of this course. The student will develop adaptive and innovative problem-solving skills through a combination of lab-based activities, research and exercises. Students will work in industry situations and will be encouraged to think outside the box, progress their knowledge to challenge and advance the techniques and tools that are used in the media industry.
PROD-6004Live Production Planning 23
Building on Live Production Planning 1, students will further develop production skills and techniques commonly used in planning Live Productions. Emphasis will be placed on operational practices, documentation, and personnel responsibilities related to production.
During this course the students will complete an Industry Internship (work placement) with a minimum requirement of 160 hours between Week 8 and 14 of the semester. The course emphasizes experiential learning, professional communication skills, media industry preparation and networking skills. During the Internship, students will report back to the professor of the course through reflective journals and time logs. The host company for the internship will complete a performance evaluation for the student.

Group 2
Students will be enrolled in one of the following courses:
PROD-6005 or INNV-6001
PROD-6005Live Production Execution2
This course provides the student with elevated practical experience in the creation of program content. This course incorporates a variety of industry production formats and approaches. The emphasis of this course is to advance the student through the many diverse production elements, areas of career interest, and the various crew roles in the process of content creation.
INNV-6001Innovation Applications4
Organizations and individuals need to be innovative to succeed in the complex and rapidly-changing global market place. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of innovation and how innovation applies to your discipline or field. Using this foundational knowledge, you will select and apply the novel and adaptive thinking processes and tools presented in the course to complete an innovative learning project in collaboration with other students. The project will be based on a real-world scenario involving an external live client identified in consultation with your professor, and you will interact directly with the client. The project may involve a multi-disciplinary approach. Throughout the course, novel and adaptive thinking skills and collaboration skills will be evaluated through self assessment and peer assessment. This course is designed to give students in graduate certificate programs the opportunity apply innovative thinking to a real-world problem presented by an external client.

Program Residency
Students Must Complete a Minimum of 8 credits in this
program at Fanshawe College to meet the Program Residency
requirement and graduate from this program