Lyd Reeves

Level 3 TV and Film Production 2016 Student


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Week 7: Unit 3: Job Roles: Working Practises

This week we learnt about working practises in the media industry. This included things like freelancing, self employment and being a employer. We also had to write a career timeline for ourselves.

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(Reed, No Date)

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Week 4: Unit 3: Jobs: Cameraman and Auteur Theory

In this lecture we learnt about how to become a cameraman and what’s paths are best to becoming one.

(Prasanna Hegde, 18th November 2014)

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Week 3: Unit 3: Jobs: Sound Engineer and Foley Engineer

In this lecture we learnt about the careers of a Foley engineer and a sound engineer and how to become one.


Firstly, to become a Foley engineer you have to be become a sound engineer first. A sound engineer is more general while a Foley engineer is a specialist.

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Week 2: Unit 3: Jobs: Lighting Engineer

A lighting engineer is a lot more than just someone who operates lights. Being a lighting engineer takes a lot of skills and isn’t a simple job to do. They design the lighting to fit the look of the set, they maintain the lights and have to know how to fix them and they have to know how to set up the lights.

(National Career Service, No Date)

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Week 1: Unit 3: Jobs: Director

What is a Director?

(Ptdougherty, March 8th 2013)

A director is the visionary of the project. They direct everything; the actors, sound, editing, lighting, the camera and more. They work beside a producer who gets everything sorted before the director says action, and makes sure everything is there. They are both equal and don’t function without each other.

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