SRJC Course Outlines

2/22/2018 8:26:19 AMMEDIA 19 Course Outline as of Spring 2018

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MEDIA 19Title:  MULTI-CAMERA STUDIO PROD  
Full Title:  Multi-Camera Studio Production
Last Reviewed:10/16/2013

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0Total Student Learning Hours: 0 

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

Catalog Description:
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This course introduces students to the studio production environment.  Live multi-camera formats will be studied in theory and in practice as participants create original content.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in MEDIA 20

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course introduces students to the studio production environment.  Live multi-camera formats will be studied in theory and in practice as participants create original content.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in MEDIA 20
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
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 2014Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2014Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to plan, organize, and execute the production of a multi-camera studio production.

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Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
1.  Write a script for multi-camera production using proper formatting.
2.  Pre-produce a script implementing the various theories, and demonstrating the various skills, of: lighting, basic set  design, camera layout, audio recording, assemblage of pre-recorded material and basic graphics.
3.  Utilize basic video production equipment correctly, safely and creatively in the production of an original script.  This    includes proper use of: cameras, lights, audio, audio mixers, switchers, video recording, character generation and teleprompter.
4.  Evaluate and analyze multi-camera productions.
5.  Identify the various forms and formats of multi-camera studio productions and the elements that distinguish them.
6.  Work effectively in a team environment as both a team leader (director) and as a member of the group in a variety of crew positions.
7.  Demonstrate a hands-on ability to perform appropriate critical thinking needed for successful teamwork in  television studio environment.

Topics and Scope
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1. Introduction to Multi-Camera Production
               A. Single versus multi-camera production
               B. Studio production formats
                               i. news
                               ii. talk show
                               iii. scripted
               C. Studio versus location production
 
2. Overview of the Studio
               A. Safety
               B. The control room
               C. The studio
               D.Workflow
 
3. Studio Technologies
               A. Studio cameras
               B. Intercom fold back
               C. The lighting board
               D. Microphones
               E. The audio board
               F. The switcher
               G. Clip store
               H. Teleprompter
               I. Character generator
               J. Video tape recorder
 
4. Basic Production Design
               A. Basic set design
               B. Lighting for multi-camera production
 
5. The Crew
               A. Director
               B. Assistant director
               C. Technical director
               D. Audio
               E. Graphics
               F. Floor manager
               G. Camera operator
               H. Talent
               I. Lighting director
 
6. Production
               A. Script formatting
               B. Script content
               C. On-air delivery
               D. Live and live-to-tape

Assignments:
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1.  15-25 pages of reading from texts, manuals and on-line sources weekly
2.  Writing 2-4 original scripts (15-30 pages each), in proper format, appropriate for a multi-camera studio environment.  
3.  Serve as the director and team leader on 2-4 original film projects including pre-production of an original script to prep it for production, and the directing and implementation of this plan through production in a live studio environment
4.  In class labs practicing technical and artistic skills relating to the studio camera, lighting, sound recording, directing, set management and switcher
5.  Self evaluation and peer critiques
6.  6-8 quizzes, a midterm exam and final exam (includes hands-on demonstration of knowledge and essay)

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
10 - 20%
Scripts, self evaluations, peer critiques
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Individual or group film project planning
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
Class performances, individual or group project, performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Quizzes, Exams: Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 30%
Class participation


Representative Textbooks:
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Directing and Producing for Television: A Format Approach.  Cury, Ivan.  Taylor & Francis. US:  2010
 
Television Production Handbook, Ninth Edition. Zettl, Herb. Thomson/Wadsworth:  2011

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