COM 157 Television Production

This course addresses the fundamental principles of television production. Students produce media using both studio and field equipment, learning studio and control room operating procedures, basic lighting, camera operation, script writing, and nonlinear editing using Final Cut Pro or equivalent. Students organize materials and projects using the Mac OS operating system; backup media on external hard drives, flash drives and/or DVDs; and upload projects to an online video server. Students identify message, audience, and goal for each project and consider ethical aspects related to the field of television production. Pre- or co-requisite: ENG 101 (formerly ENG 11). Three class hours a week. Instructional Support Fee applies. 3 credits. Fall, Spring, Summer.

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