VACV235 Video Studio Production II

Department of The Arts: Cinema/Video Production

I. Course Number and Title
VACV235 Video Studio Production II
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
IV. Prerequisites
VACV135 (C or better) or permission of the Department of the Arts.
V. Other Pertinent Information
Work outside of class is required. Departmental equipment will be used in this class. Equipment sign-out procedures are reviewed in class and procedures include equipment damage and late fees.
VI. Catalog Course Description
Students write, produce, direct, and edit their own original 15-minute programs. Professional attitudes are emphasized in the students' collaboration with crew members in producing and directing programs.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. Students will:
      1. demonstrate creativity and collaboration in producing a 15-minute video program;
      2. demonstrate advanced knowledge of equipment and processes commonly used in video studio production;
      3. employ writing, directing and editing skills in a production;
      4. examine and critique examples of commercial work to identify and evaluate the use of various production techniques; and
      5. analyze projects through critiques, oral presentations, and discussions.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. lecture and demonstrations of preplanning, production, and editing techniques
    2. review of studio production equipment
    3. review of non-linear editing equipment
    4. actual hands-on experience producing a television show
    5. experimentation with different production techniques in order for students to develop their own style
    6. creation of a 15-minute video production
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. Student assessment is based on the successful completion of assigned projects, the presentation of projects, and the demonstrated use of appropriate vocabulary in oral critiques.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    See course format.
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
Section VIII is not being used in new and revised syllabi as of 12/10/08.

Review/Approval Date - 5/07; Revised 10/2010