DM1579 Media Production 6.0 credits


  • Education cycle

    First cycle
  • Main field of study

  • Grading scale

    A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Course offerings

Spring 19 mep1 for programme students

Autumn 19 mep19 for programme students

  • Periods

    Autumn 19 P1 (1.5 credits), P2 (4.5 credits)

  • Application code


  • Start date


  • End date


  • Language of instruction


  • Campus

    KTH Campus

  • Tutoring time


  • Form of study


  • Number of places

    No limitation

  • Course responsible

    Sandra Pauletto <>

  • Target group

    Searchable for all programs

  • Part of programme

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • plan and carry out media productions from idea to completed production directed to specific target groups by means of modern technology.
  • demonstrate knowledge and skills to use text, image and sound in collaboration so that these build jointly up and reinforce a message.
  • account for different roles and the included stages in the work with media productions as well as how they interact.
  • account for concepts, theories and models that describe how media artefacts are designed and received by the media consumer.
  • analyse and evaluate media productions with regard to the completed product, the different phases of the production, and target group.
  • cooperate and work within given time frames

in order to

  • be able to produce different types of media for use in later courses and in working life
  • discuss media production with experts
  • survey which resources that are required for smaller media productions

Course main content

  • Theories, concepts and models that treat the production process.
  • Production of simple originals, in the form of a synopses, sketches or manuscripts.
  • Production of media artefacts in the form of text, image, mobile image and sound.
  • User generated media products and productions
  • Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, 3D
  • Digital representation of media
  • Color management and printing technology
  • Different media forms (entertainment, game, news etc)
  • Media production for presentations and reports
  • Media distribution and media distribution platforms
  • Different roles in media productions and as well as how these interact.
  • Models for the analysis of different target groups.
  • Models for basic analysis of own and others' media productions.
  • Study visits



Announced at least 10 weeks before start of the course


  • LAB1 - Laboratory work and field trips, 3.0, grading scale: P, F
  • PRO1 - Project, 3.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Offered by

EECS/Human Centered Technology


Sandra Pauletto <>


Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2018.
Examination information valid from: Spring 2019.