About This Course
Course Name/Code: Principles of Video Production 1, CADM 210
Catalog Description: An introduction to fundamentals of video production, including the techniques and aesthetics of shooting, lighting and editing. This lecture-based course includes a critical study of various modes of film, video and web-based new media production. Students examine distinctive formal elements of each mode as well as the economic and cultural context of production and reception. Upon course completion, students will have a theoretical and conceptual understanding of the video production process. This course is designed to prepare students for lab-based standard and high definition video production.
Instructors and Texts
Required Text(s): Please use the online campus bookstore to locate required textbooks for the course. Make sure that you search using the correct course code and look for the course with the “OL” suffix in the drop-down list. (See Textbook Ordering Help.)
Required Equipment Questions should be directed to the instructor:
- Digital video camera (tripod and external microphone recommended)
- If enrolled in the Photography or Digital Media degrees, a Canon dSLR is highly recommended.
Required Software Students must purchase and possess by the first day of class.
- Adobe Premiere Non-linear video editing software (recommended, rental or 30 day trial options available) OR Lightworks Non-linear editing software
- Dropbox Account (free cloud account for sharing video files with fellow classmates)