Image Production, 6 credits (TNGD44)

Bildproduktion, 6 hp

Main field of study

Graphical Design and Communication


First cycle

Course type

Programme course


Sophie Gudmann Knutsson

Director of studies or equivalent

Camilla Forsell

Available for exchange students

Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6KGDK Graphic Design and Communication, Bachelor's Programme 3 (Autumn 2021) 1, 2 4, 3 Swedish/English Norrköping o

Main field of study

Graphical Design and Communication

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level


Course offered for

  • Bachelor's Programme in Graphic Design and Communication

Specific information

Exchange students; The course is only available to exchange students within the area of Graphic Design and Communication.


Document production and publishing

Intended learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to get fundamental knowledge in the production of still images and video, from planning to delivery. The course also covers the narrative and communicative properties of images as well as ethical consideration in for example image retouching.

The course covers mainly photographic still images and video, not illustration, animation or computer generated images.

After completing the course, students are expected to be able to

  • Plan and execute the production of still images and video concerning image communication, narrative and dramaturgy.
  • Implement fundamental principles of camera technic, photographic lightning and sound recording.
  • Use digital tools and methods for image editing of still images and video.
  • Deliver still images and video in format, compression and resolution suitable for different platforms.
  • Value image narratives from a communicative and ethical perspective.

Course content

  • Camera- and lighting technics.
  • Sound recording.
  • Digital photography and video recording.
  • The purpose of image narrative and manipulation in a historical perspective.
  • Dramaturgic storytelling with images and sound.
  • Practical work in image editing and image manipulation.
  • Practical work in editing of video and sound.
  • Storage and distribution of images, videos and sound.

Teaching and working methods

Lectures, Laboratory work and Hand-in Assignments.


UPG1Hand-in assignmentsU, 3, 4, 54 credits
LAB1Laboratory workU, G2 credits


Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Other information

Supplementary courses: The course provides fundamental knowledge in image production that can be developed further in for example Editorial Design and Advanced Media Production.

About teaching and examination language

The teaching language is presented in the Overview tab for each course. The examination language relates to the teaching language as follows: 

  • If teaching language is Swedish, the course as a whole or in large parts, is taught in Swedish. Please note that although teaching language is Swedish, parts of the course could be given in English. Examination language is Swedish. 
  • If teaching language is Swedish/English, the course as a whole will be taught in English if students without prior knowledge of the Swedish language participate. Examination language is Swedish or English (depending on teaching language). 
  • If teaching language is English, the course as a whole is taught in English. Examination language is English. 


The course is conducted in a manner where both men's and women's experience and knowledge are made visible and developed. 

The planning and implementation of a course should correspond to the course syllabus. The course evaluation should therefore be conducted with the course syllabus as a starting point.  


Institutionen för teknik och naturvetenskap

Director of Studies or equivalent

Camilla Forsell


Sophie Gudmann Knutsson

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 60 h
Recommended self-study hours: 100 h

Course literature


To be decided.


To be decided.

UPG1 Hand-in assignments U, 3, 4, 5 4 credits
LAB1 Laboratory work U, G 2 credits

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