SRJC Course Outlines

12/5/2022 9:19:00 PMCS 74.22 Course Outline as of Fall 2022

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 74.22Title:  DIGITAL VIDEO POSTPROD  
Full Title:  Digital Video Post-Production
Last Reviewed:1/24/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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In this class, students will learn video post-production fundamentals using professional Non-Linear Editing (NLE) digital video software. Lessons include: Choosing Cameras, Lighting & Audio Equipment, Importing Media, Timeline Sequences, Timecode, Editing to exact total running time (TRT), Aspect Ratios, Asset Management, Transitions, Effects, Titles, Still Frames and Workflow, Multiple Sequences, 2D Key Frame Animations, Custom Effects, Green Screen Masking, Basic Compositing, JandL Audio Transitions. Students will demonstrate knowledge of these concepts will culminate in a final project short video that displays the application of these techniques. Students are not required to film or have access to a camera for this class.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
In this class, students will learn video post-production fundamentals using professional Non-Linear Editing (NLE) digital video software. Lessons include: Choosing Cameras, Lighting & Audio Equipment, Importing Media, Timeline Sequences, Timecode, Editing to exact total running time (TRT), Aspect Ratios, Asset Management, Transitions, Effects, Titles, Still Frames and Workflow, Multiple Sequences, 2D Key Frame Animations, Custom Effects, Green Screen Masking, Basic Compositing, JandL Audio Transitions. Students will demonstrate knowledge of these concepts will culminate in a final project short video that displays the application of these techniques. Students are not required to film or have access to a camera for this class.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2022Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Create short edited videos that include still frames, titles, credits, effects, transitions, multiple sequences, 2D key frame animations, basic compositing, JandL audio transitions, and mixing multiple audio sources.
2. Determine how to choose a camera best suited based on understanding specs and features before buying.
 

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In order to achieve these learning outcomes, during the course students will:
1. Identify, assess, and apply concepts and definitions in digital video.
2. Demonstrate the NLE user interface.
3. Prepare and import footage and files.
4. Incorporate camera, audio, and lighting techniques.
5. Evaluate the skills involved in project and file management.
6. Apply and evaluate a variety of special effects and filters.
7. Apply and evaluate animation control techniques.
8. Define and appraise various video output types.
9. Import and mix sound files for video productions.

Topics and Scope
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1. Basic digital video concepts
    a. Basic information on purchasing camera, audio and lighting equipment
     b. Video terminology
     c. Analog vs. digital
     d. Non-linear editing definitions and techniques
     e. Video capture
     f. Frame rate
     g. Digital Video (DV) Technology
     h. Configuring your system
2. The user interface
    a. Identifying and organizing panels and windows
     b. Working with the Timeline Panel
     c. Playing and previewing a project
3. Postproduction Techniques
    a. Still frames
     b. Titles
     c. Credits
     d. Effects
     e. Transitions
     f. Multiple audio sources
    g. Editing to a defined total running time (TRT)
     h. Exporting techniques for final video composite
4. Project and file management
    a. Project Asset Management
     b. Removing unused assets
     c. Managing a project over time
     d. Editing to a defined TRT
5. Special effects
     a. Modifying clip duration
     b. Creating time lapse, ramping, and still frame effects
    c. Synchronizing action and audio from a multi-camera shoot
    d. Creating and animating layered graphics  
     e. Animation control techniques
    f. 2D key frame animations
6. Introduction to green screen and masking techniques
    a. Editing green screen
     b. Adjusting mask shapes
7. Mixing sound files
    a. Mixing multiple audio sources
     b. Creating voice over

Assignments:
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1. Homework: weekly video editing assignments
2. Read 20-30 pages per week and/or view online training videos
3. Final project: students will demonstrate their skills and problem solving techniques by creating a short edited clip with standardized video focusing on the following criteria:
    a. Still frames     
     b. Titles
    c. Credits
    d. Effects
    e. Transitions
    f. Multiple audio sources
    g. Working within a defined total running time (TRT)
    h. Outputting final video composite
    i. 2D Key frame animations
    j. Special effects
    k. Custom Titles and Credits
    l.  Basic compositing
4. Projects and Exams
   a. 2-3 skill-based projects
   b. 2-3 objective quizzes
   c. Final Objective Exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 40%
Problem solving exercises in list of assignments
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 60%
Skill based projects, final project
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Quizzes, objective exams, multiple choice, true/false, matching items
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Participation in class discussions and critiquing


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Adobe Premiere Pro Classroom in a Book (2020 release) (1st). Jago, Maxim. Macromedia Press: 2020
 
Cut by Cut: Editing Your Film or Video (2nd). Chandler, Gael. Michael Wiese Productions: 2012 (Classic)
 
Instructor prepared and online materials

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