General information

Subject type: Mandatory

Coordinator: Jorge Oter Gonzalez

Trimester: Third term

Credits: 6

Teaching staff: 

Francesc Xavier Riera Hernandez
Núria Vila Ruiz 

Teaching languages

  • Catalan


Specific skills
  • E6_Design, plan and perform with multicamera, live and on set, according to all facets of the product (both in the artistic design and content and in the technique)

  • E8_Design the lighting needs of a space according to its characteristics and the final purpose of the product to be recorded, photography or video

  • E13_Apply the principles of visual and sound design for the creation of presentation elements used in sound, audiovisual, television and show products

  • E17_Write journalistic pieces of different genres with their headline systems and express themselves correctly both in writing and orally

  • E18_Analyze the structures, contents and styles of television and radio programming according to the technical characteristics of their realization. Design, produce and make programs for television and radio in the technical part: production room or radio control, respectively

Transversal competences
  • T2_That students have the ability to work as members of an interdisciplinary team either as one more member, or performing management tasks in order to contribute to developing projects with pragmatism and a sense of responsibility, making commitments taking into account the available resources


The subject of Television is part of the subject "Image" and, therefore, gives acquired knowledge related to previous subjects of this subject that have to do with the production of video (Audiovisual Systems, Lighting and Camera Techniques ), as well as basic training subjects that have dealt with aspects related to audiovisual language, audiovisual narrative, audiovisual production and the media system in general (History of Audiovisuals and Video Games, Audiovisual Language and Expression, Social Models and Advertising, Graphic Design , Audiovisual script, Audiovisual production, Film analysis and Digital journalism and new media).

The will of the subject is introductory to the world of television, both in terms of the more conceptual aspects related to the television system and the technical aspects of multi-camera television production on set. For this reason, the practical and theoretical learning, the evolution of the students, their intellectual commitment and their creativity will be highly valued, almost more than the final product that is carried out in the practical sessions.

Throughout the course, in both theory and practice classes, students must carry out a final project in groups, which consists of the multi-camera production of a television program of about 10-12 minutes. of duration (Final program), organizing themselves as television producers.




UNIT 1. Introduction: the world of TV and the language of television

  1. The world-television.
  2. Television models. 
  3. Television language.
  4. Paleo TV, Neo TV and MetaTV.
  5. Genres and Formats. From news to serial fiction. 

SUBJECT 2. Roles of the profession.

  1. Definition and description of the roles of the profession.
  2. Nomenclature of the trade.

SUBJECT 3. The television preproduction and the design of production.

  1. From the Idea of ​​the program to the Bible.
  2. The TV ladder. 
  3. The production / sales dossier and the pitching.
  4. El teaser and the pilot.
  5. The work of the producer. Own production or co-production.
  6. Production design: Breakdown of script to draw up a budget. Financing plan.

SUBJECT 4. The production and the shooting of television.

  1. Production: the importance of the budget and the importance of teamwork.
  2. How to make a TV show: production needs.
  3. Staging and production planning (staging).
  4. Set, control, performance on set and off set (Audio). 

SUBJECT 5 Postproduction and emission.

  1. The “live” editing in the television production: narrative continuity (set, open air, planography and rhythm).
  2. Audiovisual design and videography, kyrons, visual and graphic effects. 
  3. Television programming: digital television and TVOD.
  4. The TV grid and the share.
  5. Television market, audiovisual companies and television models. Other agents and business structure of a chain.

Evaluation system

The evaluation of the subject will have the separation between Internship activities (40%) (Act1, Act2 and Act3) i Theoretical activities (60%) (Act4, Act5 and Act6).

The evaluation of the Internship activities  will be distributed as follows (and it will be necessary to obtain a minimum final grade of 5 out of 10 to be able to average with the other qualifications of the subject and pass the subject through continuous assessment):

  • Activity 1 (Conducting a multicamera interview) = 10% of the final grade of the subject.
  • Activity 2 (Essays of the final Program) = 10% of the final mark.
  • Activity 3 (Final program) = 20% of the final grade.

The Theory activities they will count 60% of the final mark of the subject and consist of:

  • Activity 4: Creation of a Television Program and Program Dossier (10%)
  • Activity 5: pitching of the final Program (10%)
  • Activity 6: Theoretical exam (40%).

In Activity 6 (Theoretical exam) it will be necessary to obtain a minimum mark of 5 out of 10 to be able to average with the rest of the qualifications of the subject and to pass the subject by means of continuous evaluation.

At the end of the internship, each student must hand in one Self-report of essays individual of their work in the roles developed in the production company author and technician (maximum one sheet). For the evaluation of the Self-Report, both the content and the form of the work will be taken into account. 

In therecovery exam you will only be able to recover Activity 6: Theoretical Exam (40%) and it will be necessary to obtain a minimum mark of 5 out of 10 to be able to average with the rest of the qualifications of the subject and pass the subject.

Rules for carrying out the activities

It will have to be punctual in all the sessions of practical activities. Arriving later than the start time may result in the teacher not evaluating or reducing the grade. If the student does not show up for the practical activity he / she will not be evaluated.

For each activity, teachers will report on the particular rules and conditions that govern it, including deadlines and means of delivery.

Deliveries will not be accepted outside the deadlines indicated and by means not specified in the rules.

The individual activities presuppose the commitment of the students to carry them out individually. All activities in which the student does not fulfill this commitment will be considered suspended.

Likewise, the activities that must be carried out in groups presuppose the commitment on the part of the students that make it up to carry them out within the group. All activities in which the group has not respected this commitment will be considered suspended. The responsibility for the results of the work lies with the group, and not with the individuals who make it up.

In all the works will have to identify clearly the relative data to the asignatura as well as to the specific activity and the / s author / s (in alphabetical order). 

Both the wording and the presentation will take into account both the content and the form, including the spelling. Spelling, syntactic and lexical errors will be penalized according to the criteria indicated in each activity. Jobs that do not meet minimum requirements at the formal level will not be evaluated, so they will be scored with zero points.  

Any undelivered activity will be scored with zero points.

Identification of plagiarism is considered a serious circumstance that may lead to a failing grade in the subject. In case of detection of plagiarism, the coordination of the degree will be informed so that the corresponding disciplinary measures can be taken.

Any activity that does not meet the requirements specified in the rules will be scored with zero points.



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