650 Video Production and Communication II
1 semester, ½ credit (may be taken both semesters for 1 credit)
Open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors
Prerequisites: B or better in Video Production I and/or permission of instructor
This class allows students to build on and refine the skills and knowledge that they acquired in Video Production I. Students will assume management roles; Producer, Director and Floor Manager for the morning news show as well as on additional projects. This is a hands-on class that is designed to instruct the students in producing creative work in a journalistic setting. Professionalism, journalistic writing skills, hands on use of technical equipment and meeting deadlines will be stressed.
By completion of this course, students will be able to...
- apply decision making skills in working with limited time and resources
- demonstrate teamwork, leadership, self-direction and motivation
- create effective oral, written and multi-media communication
- exercise personal responsibility to meeting high standards and goals for oneself and others
- serve as mentor for Video II and below students
- collaborate with team members in problem solving
- demonstrate abilities in digital video media that exceed course objectives as designed in conjunction with the teacher.
- Serve as a mentor for Video III and below.
By completion of this course, students will know...
- How to set up and operate a three camera television production studio
- How to utilize effectively all digital technology elements in the studio and MacLab
- How to analyze the use of lighting, sound, and composition in creating digital media
- How to create completed video packages using iMovie software on Mac computers
- How to plan and organize a video shoot, including crew and equipment needs
- How to identify the elements of journalistic writing
This curriculum last updated on January 27, 2021, by the Fine Arts Department.