Singapore University of Social Sciences

Multi Camera Production Principles

Multi Camera Production Principles (MTD361)


MTD361 Multi Camera Production Principles is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills of producing television programmes in a studio. Studio production is a large-scale team effort where timing, skill and discipline coincide with creativity to bring entertainment and information to viewers. Students will learn all the theories of what goes into making a television show in a studio.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester


  • Overview of Studio Production
  • Audio Control
  • Video Switcher
  • Sets Design
  • Lighting the Sets
  • Teleprompter and Graphics
  • Video Tape Playback and Recording
  • Studio Camera Operations
  • Studio Floor Directing
  • Assistant Directing
  • Studio Script and Rundown
  • Directing

Learning Outcome

  • Develop a critical viewpoint and awareness
  • Discuss the development of production techniques and the role of a ‘producer’ in the creative process
  • Demonstrate an awareness of technical developments in the television and video production industry
  • Appraise the importance of lighting, sound and vision management
  • Apply the recording studio and other music/sound tools and approaches for creative outcomes
  • Apply production techniques such as mixing, lighting, use of effects, programming, and sequencing
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