This course is designed to give students an introduction into the field of video production. Students will receive training in the operation of a digital video camera and a non-linear video editor. In addition the student will write scripts for video production projects utilizing standard script formats. Storyboard techniques will be used for preplanning video projects. Students will produce a minimum of four video projects in the semester. Students will also analyze critique and construct meaning from film, television, and electronic media productions as a way to develop their own media literacy and awareness.
Skills and Assessment: Students will be able to...
Basic use of digital video camera equipment to record and playback images.
Basic use of non-linear digital editing equipment to arrange video images and sound. Script writing formats.
Write a script for video production.
Develop a pre-production storyboard using both line drawing and digital camera images.
Create a production shooting schedule.
Collaborate with other students in the completion of a video project.
Operate a video camera.
Use the Casablanca editing system.
Select music and sound effects for video project.
Critique lm, television and electronic media for content, camera and editing techniques.
Students will progress as Effective Communicators by utilizing multiple forms of communications to express understanding of content.
Students will progress as Complex Thinkers by learning to access, analyze, interpret, and synthesize information to formulate conclusions and solve problems.
Students and teachers will assess an ongoing video project portfolio.