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MACA 2400 - Advanced Digital Video

Credit Hours: 4.00


Prerequisites: MACA 1400 

(6 credit hrs prior to Fall 2005)

Lecture and intensive hands‑on experience in planning producing digital video projects. Detailed elements and advance techniques for producing and directing multi‑camera studio and location programs. Post‑production techniques and technologies will be emphasized. Creation of 2D and 3D digital video transitions and effects. Advance editing on NLE systems to produce multimedia video presentations to tape, CD, DVD, and the Web.

Billable Contact Hours: 6

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to plan and produce short and long form video productions.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Script and storyboard projects in pre-production.
  2. Capture video and sound from live single and multi-camera productions.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the proper use of multi-camera studio and location production equipment.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Demonstrate studio theory and technologies.
  2. Capture video and sound from live single and multi-camera productions.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to capture and mix multi-channel audio.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Demonstrate studio theory and technologies.
  2. Script and storyboard projects in pre-production.
  3. Capture video and sound from live single and multi-camera productions.

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to edit digital video using advance NLE software.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Use the script and storyboard created in post-production.
  2. Edit audio and video projects on non-linear editing systems.
  3. Add voice and sound for assigned projects.

Outcome 5: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to produce projects to a variety of media formats.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Edit audio and video projects on non-linear editing systems.
  2. Produce projects in a variety of media formats using diverse applications.

Outcome 6: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate how to prepare video in various file formats for clients.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Edit audio and video projects on non-linear editing systems.
  2. Compile projects in a variety of media formats and deliverables.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
Week 1. Introduction, course goals and objectives, grading and attendance policy, assignment of equipment, procedures on equipment use and care. Material and supply list.

Week 2. Lecture: Video technology. Non-broadcast video theory, vocabulary, and equipment. Present and potential applications of the technologies.

Week 3. Lecture: Production staff: duties, responsibilities of studio crew will be examined.

Assignment: Studio production crews are formed and assignments made for first project.

Week 4. Lecture: Studio camera operations. Basic control room equipment. Basic lighting for studio productions. Lighting switcher and waveform.

Week 5. Lecture: Two and three camera video productions. Basic shooting techniques. Use of video continuity.

Assignment: Shoot a short video demonstrating the proper use of two.

Studio cameras.

Week 6. Lecture: Recording sound. Use of on and off camera microphones. Wired and cordless microphones. Monitoring sound and why.

Week 7. Lecture: Basic use of teleprompters.

Assignment: Shoot a short video demonstrating the proper use of scripts and teleprompters.

Week 8. Lecture: Studio lighting. Flags, Cookies and Gel filters for lighting.

Week 9. Lecture: Pre-Production Planning. Script writing. Storyboarding.

Week 10. Lecture: Script approval. Planning the shoot. Managing the shoot.

Week 11. Lecture: Planning Your Edit. Advance editing techniques.

Week 12. Lecture: Shooting the projects.

Week 13. Lecture: Post-Production. Editing digital projects.

Week 14. Lecture: Editing continues.

Week 15. Lecture: Voice over. Back up and safeguard project files.

Week 16. Review for exam. Final exam. Final grades and equipment maintenance.


Primary Faculty
Marquez, Yoselyn
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Thero, Laura
Dean
Hutchison, Donald



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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