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Video Studio Fundamentals

Video Studio Fundamentals

Course Description: This course will expose student to the materials, processes, and artistic techniques involved in creating video productions. Students learn about the operation of cameras, lighting techniques, camera angles, depth of field, composition, storyboarding, sound capture, and editing techniques. Course topics may include production values and various styles of video production (e.g., documentary, storytelling, news magazines, animation). Students may be exposed to digital and traditional film. As students advance they are encouraged to develop their own artistic styles. Major filmmakers, cinematographers, video artists and their work may be studied.



1. Utilize identified methods to formulate multiple ideas, develop media arts goals and problem- solve in media arts creation processes.

2. Apply aesthetic criteria in developing, proposing, and refining design ideas, plans, prototypes and production processes for media arts productions, consideringoriginal inspirations, goals and presentation.

3. Consolidate production processes to demonstrate choices in organizing and integrating content and stylistic conventions in media arts production, demonstratingunderstanding of associated principles.

4. Refine and elaborate aesthetic elements and technical components to intentionally form impactful expressions in media arts projects for specific purposes, intentions, audiences and contexts.

5. Integrate multiple contents and forms into unified media arts productions that convey specific themes or ideas, such as interdisciplinary projects or multimediatheatre.

6. Demonstrate a defined range of design, technical and soft skills, through performing specified roles in producing media arts projects, such as strategizing andcollaborative communication.

7. Define a range of creative and adaptive innovation abilities, such as divergentsolutions and bending conventions, in developing new solutions for identified problems within and through media arts productions.

8. Demonstrate adaptability using tools, techniques and content in standard and experimental ways to communicate intent in the production of media arts projects.

9. Apply basic knowledge of camera operation skills, including applying appropriate camera angles, and demonstrating knowledge of depth of field and appropriatecamera placement. 10. Apply basic knowledge of lighting techniques as applied to studio and fieldproductions.

11. Apply basic sound capture and sound editing skills in studio productions.

12. Write basic scripts for production using the appropriate genre formats.

13. Write for the purposes of production, persuasion, information and narration.

14. Utilize conventions of standard English, including capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

15. Generate new ideas in scripting creating and applying storyboards in the production of videos.

16. Work with peers completing jobs associated with the various styles of studio, fieldand film style productions.

17. Demonstrate basic skills in the use of computer software for video production and editing. 2017-2018 Media Arts Page 24 of 31

18. Demonstrate basic performance skills in news casting, hosting and ad libannouncing.

19. Write scripts for entertainment genre video productions, including visual poems,short narratives and music videos collaborating with others.

20. Write scripts for persuasive genre video productions, including public service announcements, commercials and promotional videos collaborating with others.

21. Identify news and feature story leads using a basic knowledge of news elements.

22. Cover news events for the production of news and feature storypackages.

23. Demonstrate journalistic ethics in story coverage andproduction.

24. Schedule and complete interviews for produced packages.

25. Comply with copyright requirements in production.

26. Write scripts for information genre video productions, including news and sportsstories, and news feature packages collaborating with others.

27. Review assembled films or edited video on screens or monitors determining if corrections are warranted.

28. Trim film or video segments to specified lengths and reassemble segments insequences that present stories with maximum effect.

29. Select and combine the most effective shots of each scene to form a logical and smoothly running story.

30. Edit films and videotapes to insert music, dialogue and sound effects arrangingfilms into sequences correcting errors using editing equipment.

31. Cut shot sequences to different angles at specific points in scenes, making each individual cut as fluid and seamless as possible.

32. Determine the specific audio and visual effects and music necessary to completefilms.

33. Set up and operate computer editing systems, electronic titlingsystems, video switching equipment and digital video effects units to produce a final product.

34. Design the presentation and distribution of collections of media arts projects, considering combinations of designs, formats and audiences.

35. Evaluate making improvements in presenting media arts productions, considering personal and local impacts, such as the benefits for self and others.

36. Analyze and evaluate video productions using qualitystandards.

37. Analyze the qualities of and relationships between the components, style and preferences communicated by media arts and artists.

38. Analyze how a variety of media art designs manage audience experience and create intention through multimodal perception.

39. Analyze the intent, meanings and reception of a variety of media arts, focusing on personal and cultural contexts.

40. Evaluate media arts and production processes at decisive stages, using identifiedcriteria and considering context and design goals.

41. Access, evaluate and integrate personal and external resources to inform the creationof original media arts projects, such as experiences, interests and cultural experiences.

42. Explain and demonstrate the use of media arts to expand meaning and knowledge, creating cultural experiences, such as learning and sharing through onlineenvironments.

43. Demonstrate and explain how media arts and ideas relate to various contexts, purposes and values, such as social trends, power, equality and personal/culturalidentity.

44. Critically evaluate and effectively interact with legal, technological, systemic and vocational contexts of media arts, considering ethics, media literacy, socialmedia, virtual worlds and digital identity

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