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VIDEO PRODUCTION 2-4 (ADVANCED VIDEO)  & BROADCAST JOURNALISM 1-2-3-4 (UC, CSU)             

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This is a year-long, advanced video production course, which meets daily.  This course provides a meaningful experience allowing students to apply their depth of knowledge in the creation of an art form.  Appropriate critical, theoretical, historical and cultural content is emphasized.  Students in this course are responsible for producing the school’s video bulletin.

 The class is intended to enhance the understanding and ability to use multimedia communication arts to transfer a message to an audience.  Students’ abilities are developed through a variety of coursework that creates an intersection between design theory, learning theory, and delivery platforms.

 Students will study a variety of techniques applied to both commercial and educational fields.  Lectures and student productions are interwoven to produce comprehensive understanding of the medium. In addition to production skills and etiquette, students will also work on journalistic newsgathering, video work for businesses, organize film festivals, operate the TV news studio, and other branches of school related events.  This course meets the five content standards for visual and performing arts courses:  artistic perception, creative expression, historical and cultural context, aesthetic valuing, and connections, relationships and applications. 

Video 4 focuses on the analysis and practice of newsgathering, production and presentation from a variety of theoretical, philosophical, and historical perspectives.

Students will gain a richer understanding of the ideals, limitations, rituals, and routines of the American news media, all while gaining practical experience as television journalists. 

This course will require students to create a comprehensive video portfolio, yearbook and/or other school related projects. An emphasis will be placed on development of a DVD, from conception to presentation.  This course meets the five content standards for visual and performing arts.

 Broadcast Journalism focuses on the analysis and practice of newsgathering, production and presentation from a variety of theoretical, philosophical, artistic and historical perspectives.

Students will gain a richer understanding of the ideals, limitations, rituals, and routines of the American news media, all while gaining practical experience as television journalists. They will use this form of production to make personal works of art that include the seven principles of design.

This course will also focus on the elements of design (color, lines, shapes, tones, textures, and volume). This course meets the five content standards for visual and performing arts.

 

 

Helpful links:

New German Cinema

Elements of Cinema

Syncing Multi-Cam Shots in Premiere

Exporting Using Media Encoder

Conflict in Literature and Storytelling

Camera Movement Types

 

MUSIC FOR PROJECTS

Purple Planet

Monstercat

 

ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES / FESTIVALS
SCREEN Student Film Festival, 2020

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