Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Television Shoots

Television Shoots
Second semester
TV and Radio
Realización televisiva
Main language of instruction: Catalan

Other languages of instruction: Spanish,

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Realización Televisiva is a subject of 4 ECTS credits that is taught during the second semester of the third year, which aims to open horizons and delve into the practical part of audiovisual production within the television medium. The subject works on the key concepts of language and audiovisual production in order to be able to face the planning and the elaboration of different television formats.

We work on the whole process of audiovisual production, from the idea to the final editing of pre-recorded videos as well as different practices of live television on set.

Pre-course requirements

Basic knowledge of recording and audio-visual editing are required.


To know the processes and tasks of Realization in television from the order to the delivery of the final product, as much in live programs as in productions recorded previously.

Achieve maturity to be able to face with guarantees the audiovisual realization in different formats and contexts.

The subject is very practical and its aim is to achieve skills in television production through planning, recording and post-production.


  • 01 - The ability to adapt to varying circumstances
  • 02 - The ability to understand, accept criticism and correct errors
  • 03 - The ability to administer and manage human and technical resources
  • 04 - The ability to work in a team and autonomously
  • 05 - The ability to organise time and workspace
  • 06 - The ability to develop academic rigour, responsibility, ethics and professionalism
  • 07 - The ability to apply the deontology and respect for the audiovisual sector
  • 08 - The ability of critical analysis, synthesis, concretion and abstraction
  • 10 - The ability to confront difficulties and resolve problems
  • 11 - The ability to generate debate and reflection
  • 12 - The ability to meet deadlines, develop the ability to be punctual and respect for human, technical and material resources
  • 13 - The ability to create spoken and written communication
  • 25 - The ability to maximize creative development
  • 26 - The ability to develop a sense of taste and perfection in the aesthetics and finalization of projects
  • 27 - The ability to adapt to distinct audio visual publics and markets.
  • 29 - The ability to budget projects of differing magnitude
  • 35 - The ability to contextualize and critically analyze the products of the audiovisual industry
  • 36 - The ability to create, direct and manage audiovisual companies
  • 40 - The ability to defend and respect authorship and intellectual property
  • 41 - The ability to know how the distinct elemental agencies of the audio visual sector function
  • 42 - The ability to distinguish, analyze and dominate the distinct genres and formats of television, film and radio
  • 43 - the ability to create scripts for film, television and radio according to the demands of the genre
  • 44 - The ability to adapt to new audiovisual formats
  • 45 - The ability to know and dominate the techniques of audiovisual narrative.
  • 46 - The ability to dominate resources used for image (Photographs, lighting...) and sound.
  • 47 - The ability to understand and run digital retouching tools, special effects, postproduction and graphics design
  • 48 - Knowledge and mastery of the techniques of filming, directing, producing and editing
  • 49 - The ability to write fluent texts, step outlines or scripts
  • 50 - The ability to adapt, understand and apply the expressive possibilities of new technologies and future changes

Learning outcomes

Students, after taking the course, will be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  • They will master the techniques of television production.
  • They will be able to establish performance criteria in the most current television genres.
  • They will have the ability to organize and coordinate all the logistics required by any audiovisual production. They will apply criteria in the different decisions within the television processes.
  • They will handle the cameras and other equipment of the realization with ease.
  • They will be able to make reports, which analyze the different elements that make up any television program.
  • They will perfect the audiovisual language.
  • They will consistently use the creative possibilities of the image as a narrative element.
  • They will become aware of the importance of visual resources in the different communicative messages.



The basic principles and rules. The plan: framing, transitions, expressive planning.


From idea to Realization. Breakdowns and Production documents: scale, plant, production plan.


Filming planning. Equipment and documentation.


Multicamera Realization Planning. Production phases, documentation and protocols. Staging.

Management of technical and human resources for a live broadcast.

Teaching and learning activities

In person

The subject will combine classes in the classroom from real audiovisual cases and viewed with group exercises to put into practice the work of realization in all its phases.

We will work as an audiovisual producer and students will devise, record and edit different audiovisual pieces.

Evaluation systems and criteria

In person

The evaluation will be based on different assignments that students must submit in groups and where the documentation provided, the concept of making each piece and the final result will be evaluated.

The exercises and weights are:

- Recording and editing a survey: 10%

- Recording and editing a guest profile: 10%

- Recording and editing of a report: 20%

- Editing a program promo: 10%

- Design and preparation of documentation for a television format: 20%

- Live production of the format: 20%

- Participation: 10%

Bibliography and resources

  • CURY, I. (2009). Dirección y producción en televisión. Escuela de Cine y Vídeo, Andoain.
  • KATZ, Steven (2000). Plano a plano. De la idea a la pantalla. (Dirección 1). Madrid. Plot Ediciones.

  • V.V.A.A (2017). Planificación de proyectos audiovisuales. Altaria.