COM 159 : Video Field Production and Editing
Students learn basic concepts of digital video field production and editing and gain hands-on experience through assignments that take them from initial planning of a project through location shooting and final editing. The course addresses pre-production planning, shot composition, lighting and audio on location, and linear editing concepts and techniques. Emphasis is on pre and post-production planning and editing and project completion. Students prepare their projects for distribution through different forms of media and uploading to the internet. Three lecture hours per week. Fall, Spring
- Operate television studio and field equipment.
- Describe fundamental principles of television production.
- Define a target audience.
- Write scripts for specific assignments that address message, audience, and goal.
- Edit video using non-linear techniques.
- Create video assignments that reflect the ethical standards discussed in the course.
- Manage projects using operating systems.
- Assemble projects using different forms of media.
- Assess other projects based on criteria discussed in the course.