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COM 130 - Introduction to Video Theory and Production

This entry level course introduces student to single-camera video production techniques; including operation of digital video cameras and recorders, as well as the basic usage of sound and lighting.  Students will also be instructed on the use of non-linear editing equipment.


Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Possess a working knowledge of the fundamental principles of image composition and visualization, and how images are captured in the medium of digital video.
  2. Understand video as a time-based multimedia format and be able to explain how the theory of intermittent motion applies to video capture.
  3. Understand the role of proper lighting and be able to follow and practice standard safety protocols when working individually or in a group setting.
  4. Explain the different roles of single-system sound and dual-system sound and be able to incorporate each into their individual video productions.
  5. Produce a series of short individual video projects that creatively highlight the technical lessons and topics covered in class.
  6. Possess the ability to produce short individual video projects using a digital non-linear editing system.