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Course Name/Code: Principles of Video Production I, CADM 210
Catalog Description: An introduction to fundamentals of video production, including the techniques and aesthetics of shooting, lighting and editing. This online-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 and high definition video production.
Instructors and Texts
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)
Required Text Students must purchase and possess the required subscription after the first day of class.
- FilmSkills.com Subscription (about $25, details given on first day of class)