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MACA 1410 - Television/Video Studio Production

Credit Hours: 4.00


Prerequisites: None

Lecture and hands‑on experience in live to tape studio programming for television and video productions. Technical principles of studio recording of audio and video programs will be emphasized. Students will perform duties of each position in a studio production team.

Billable Contact Hours: 6

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to plan, produce, and shoot studio productions.

Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate studio theory and technologies.
  2. Script and storyboard projects in pre and post-production.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to use multi-camera studio equipment.

Objectives:

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

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate and properly use teleprompter equipment.

Objectives:

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

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate and properly use multi-studio lights.

Objectives:

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

Outcome 5: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to capture and mix multi-channel audio.

Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate studio theory and technologies.
  2. Capture video and sound from live multi-camera production.
  3. Add voice and sound over for assigned project.

Outcome 6: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to capture video using video switcher.

Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate studio theory and technologies.
  2. Capture video and sound from live multi-camera production.
  3. Edit audio and video projects on non-linear editing systems.

Outcome 7: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to produce projects to a variety of media formats and deliverables.

Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate studio theory and technologies.
  2. Script and storyboard projects in pre and post-production
  3. Add voice and sound for assigned projects.
  4. Produce projects in a variety of media formats.

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 crew and video team will be examined.

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

Week 4. Lecture: Camera operations. Basic controls of camera and audio equipment. Basic lighting for studio and field productions. Balance mix lighting.

Week 5. Lecture: Single camera video productions. Basic shooting techniques. Use of video continuity.

Assignment: Shoot a short video demonstrating the proper use of the four basic shots.

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

Week 7. Lecture: Basic shot composition. Establishing shot, medium shot, and close-ups. General rule of shot composition. Tilt, Pan, Truck, and Zoom.

Assignment: Shoot a short video demonstrating the proper use of on and off camera microphones.

Week 8. Lecture: Studio lighting. One, two, and three-point 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. Introduction to editing.

Week 12. Lecture: Shooting the projects.

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

Week 14. Lecture: Editing continues.

Week 15. Lecture: Voice over. Backup and safeguard all project files.

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


Primary Faculty
Marquez, Yoselyn
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Jewett, Mark
Dean
Hutchison, Donald



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



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