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Discipline: Degree: AS - Television Production - S0602
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Advanced Video Production R-TV 19B
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • All upper level RTV program students will know how to assess their own skills for potential career paths.
  • Write narrative scripts.
  • Act as crew on a remote production shoot.
  • Edit programs using industry standard nonlinear editing software.
  • Set up lighting instruments for both interiors and exteriors to a professional standard.
  • Record and mix sound to a professional standard.
Beginning TV Studio Production R-TV 20
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • All upper level RTV program students will know how to assess their own skills for potential career paths.
  • Choose news items to be reported in TV broadcast form from various media available.
  • Compose TV news stories to exact times under deadline constraints.
  • Create TV newscasts at a professional level under deadline constraints.
  • Operate all equipment used in a TV newscast, including cameras, special effects generators, audio recording equipment, audio mixing equipment, editing software, videotape and disc recording devices, teleprompters, graphics generators, and other computers.
  • Perform a TV newscast live in either a 5 or 10-minute format.
Beginning Video Production R-TV 19A
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • All upper level RTV program students will know how to assess their own skills for potential career paths.
  • Students exiting RTV 19A will be able to use cameras in both studio and field configurations
  • Use cameras in both studio and field configurations.
  • Apply aesthetic principles of lighting, including three-point lighting, lighting quality, and color temperature.
  • Evaluate basic sound concepts as they apply to video projects through recording and editing of audio
  • Use visual storytelling fundamentals
  • Compose shots that convey meaning through choice of composition, lens and camera placement.
  • Use computer editing software to structure relevant moving images and sound into paced sequences that constitute a complete Narrative-form short film.
Broadcast Law and Business Practices R-TV 15
  • Students will be able to state the requirements for joining the various broadcast unions.
  • Students will be able to explain various elements of a standard broadcasting industry contract.
  • Analyze and evaluate entertainment industry contracts.
  • Contrast and compare union contracts with non-union contracts.
  • Evaluate the role of unions in the entertainment industry.
  • Outline the process to apply for and protect copyrights and trademarks for intellectual properties.
  • Interpret the First Amendment as it applies to electronic media.
Editing for Film and Television R-TV 22
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • All upper level RTV program students will know how to assess their own skills for potential career paths.
  • Operate professional-standard nonlinear editing computer hardware and software.
  • Edit a narrative-form video using continuity editing techniques and cinematic storytelling principles.
  • Synchronize and edit footage from multiple cameras shooting at the same time.
  • Edit a music video using fluid space and time techniques.
  • Export a Deliverable using Codec software appropriate to the target device.
Introduction to Electronic Media R-TV 01
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of professionals in the entertainment industry.
  • Identify key developments in the history of major U.S. electronic media industries, especially their evolution as social, political, and economic forces in U.S. society.
  • Describe the technical evolution of electronic media.
  • Identify the principal means of economic and political support for different electronic media, and discuss their impact.
  • Analyze regulations of electronic media.
  • Define commonly-used electronic communication technology.
  • Identify the business structure and revenue streams for each medium.
Introduction to Screenwriting R-TV 18
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • All upper level RTV program students will know how to assess their own skills for potential career paths.
  • Classify various script formats for television writing, including film and videotape.
  • Apply the principles of characterization plot, structure, dialogue, and story development
  • Define the role and tasks of the screenwriter.
  • Write television scripts (film style) by a process that will include a synopsis, step outline, treatment, rough draft, and final draft to current professional standards.
  • Write and perform "pitches" to professional audiences.
  • Define the role of agents and Writers Guild of America in the marketing of scripts.
  • Analyze scripts for proper story construction, character development, and overall structure.
Media Aesthetics R-TV 14
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • Students exiting RTV 14 will be able to analyze and define the differences in how aesthetic principles can be applied in theatrical narratives, television narratives, short narratives, music videos, advertising, and related forms.
  • Analyze and predict the physiological and psychological effects of visual composition, sound design, music and editing upon audience members.
  • Analyze principles of cinematic storytelling through editing, in narrative and nonlinear forms.
  • Conceive and demonstrate principles of visual composition for moving pictures with original compositions of their own.
  • Assess the development of how aesthetics are used in modern productions as opposed to earlier productions.
  • Analyze and define the differences in how aesthetic principles can be applied between the mediums of theatrical narratives, television narratives, short narratives, music videos, advertising, and related forms.
Radio-TV Newswriting R-TV 05
  • Students will be able to identify news-worthy stories, suitable to a specific demographic from the AP Wire Service for inclusion into their newscasts.
  • Students will be capable of selecting appropriate ?sound bites? from an interview for inclusion into a news story.
  • Determine the newsworthiness of a story as it applies to a demographically-specific audience.
  • Rewrite newswire copy and create stories from facts gleaned from interviews and observation.
  • Incorporate sound bites from interviews into various types of news stories.
  • Define and demonstrate adherence to all laws including but not limited to defamation and slander as they pertain to news stories.
  • Demonstrate the ability to select stories and organize them into a newscast appropriate for a variety of demographics.
  • Follow and research specific stories using the Associated Press Wire Service.
  • Select appropriate news stories from the wire service and organize them into a newscast for a demographically-targeted audience.
Remote Multicamera Production R-TV 21
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • All upper level RTV program students will know how to assess their own skills for potential career paths.
  • Direct crew in a multicamera shoot.
  • Set up remote production equipment, including video cameras, power supply, sound recording, and video recording equipment without prompting or other assistance.
  • Operate all equipment in remote production truck including special effects generators, computer graphics units, slow-motion controllers, video recorders, audio mixer boards, and video cameras.
  • Create computer graphics for identification, titling, and credit sequences.
  • Use video engineering devices in synchronizing video and audio signals in a remote multicamera setup.
  • Diagram and design remote video recording setups for various situations, including sporting events, theatrical events, community events, and film style shoots.
Work Experience in Film and TV R-TV 100
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • All upper level RTV program students will know how to assess their own skills for potential career paths.
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of professionals in the entertainment industry.
  • Examine and analyze the role of a professional in film and television.
  • Apply skills learned in previous courses to a worksite situation.
  • Develop new expertise in an area of the film and/or TV industry.
  • Develop and apply an industry-standard work ethic and team skills.
  • Improve work performance by adapting and changing as needed according to evaluation by worksite supervisor.