Fundamentals of Programme and Format Development

The course analyzes the basics of programming and formatting development and the formal, dramaturgical and material requirements of the narrative forms of TV shows, sports and big events, convergent and cross-media programs.

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Creeber, Glen (2001): The television genre book, British Film Institute, London. Eschke, G., Bohne, R., (2010): Dramaturgie von TV-Serien, Uvk, Konstanz. Esser, M. (2005): Vorschule der Stoffentwicklung. Strukturierte Kommunikation zur Herstellung von Drehbüchern für TV-Serien und -Reihen. Byrne, J. (2003): Writing sitcoms. A & C Black, London. Davis, S. (2000): Quotenfieber, Bergisch-Gladbach. MainzerMedienDisput (Hg.) (2003): Formatentwicklung im politischen Fernsehjournalismus. Mainz.Eick, D. (2007), Programmplanung, Uvk, Konstanz.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Applied methods including macro and micro levels of teaching. Macro methods are case studies, games and guest lecturs. Micro methods are keynote lectures, examples and discussions. Students work in the plenum.

Assessment methods and criteria

One grade for both lecture and tutorial part of class. In total 70 points for final written exam. The tutorial part is worth 30 points (continuous assessment). In total 100 points are to be obtained.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Module "Dramaturgy: Fundamentals"

Infos

Degree programme

Film-, TV-, & Media Production (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

3.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Full-Time

Academic year

2023

Semester

4 SS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

After the successful completion of this course the students will be able to analyze the different formats of the TV world, and apply the substantive and formal requirements for TV formats and genres.

Course code

0702-11-01-VZ-DE-42