FVP3003 - Preproduction course for Master's production


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 100/100 30 minutes

Course content

FVP3003 is a practical production course at master's level, where students develop and complete a comprehensive individual preproduction work for their Master's Production. This production is then realized during the 3rd and 4th semester, as part of the course FVP3200 Master's Production and Master's Thesis in Film- and Video Production.

Learning outcome


Upon successful completion of the course the student has in-depth knowledge of:

  • research, conceptualisation and preproduction work within the student's individual specific professional role and responsibilities
  • processes of script development, audiovisual dramatisation, production planning and other pre-production phases in connection with their own production work
  • relevant laws and regulations in the area of production of audiovisual expressions
  • connections between cinematurgical perspectives and the practical-aesthetic realisation of audiovisual stories


Upon successful completion of this course the student knows how to

  • develop film ideas and projects
  • manage film projects
  • manage professional responsibilities and advanced workflows of digital film production
  • employ of advanced production and project management tools

Learning methods and activities

Seminars - including tutoring and feedback on written exercises and oral presentations.

The course is organised as seminars providing students with tutoring and feedback concerning their individual work on scripts, role specific development responsibilities, and production plans for the practical part of the Master's thesis.

Students are required to check the result of their assignments and to stay updated on any information given by the department or course director via Blackboard. This course is taught in Norwegian only.

Compulsory assignments

  • Project description
  • Approved curriculum

Further on evaluation

The method of assessment will be a 30-minute oral exam.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Film and Videoproduction (MMPROD)

Required previous knowledge

Requires admission to the Master's programme in Film and Video Production.

Course materials

Approx. 300 pages individually chosen syllabus

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MPROD3005 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Film and Video Production
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Art and Media Studies


Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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