SRJC Course Outlines

9/23/2023 12:10:08 AMMEDIA 79B Course Outline as of Fall 2012

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  MEDIA 79BTitle:  ADV TV PRODUCTION  
Full Title:  Advanced Television Production
Last Reviewed:2/24/1997

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.002 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  08 - May Be Taken for a Total of 6 Units
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Catalog Description:
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Advanced production class which emphasizes the technical/theoretical aspects of television production in the field and in the studio.

Completion of Media 79A or equivalent.

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The technical/theoretical aspects of television production in the field & in the studio.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Completion of Media 79A or equivalent.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:08 - May Be Taken for a Total of 6 Units


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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By the end of the semester, students will have rudimentary skills in
the following:
1.  Writing in the split format (A/V) script style.
2.  Preparing shot lists from scripts.
3.  Directing in the field from scripts and shot lists.
4.  Advanced editing post-production techniques.
5.  Advanced studio effects for production/post-production.
6.  Technical background for video signal manipulation.
Students will fulfill the following requirements:
1.  Prepare 3 split format scripts - 1) :30 commercial, 2) 3:00 interview/
   informative piece, 3) 3:00-5:00 Dramatic or other
2.  Assist in all duties required of field or studio production.
3.  Students will edit 1) :30 second commercial.
4.  Assist in the editing of another longer piece.
5.  Students will complete a minimum of three tutorial exercises on the
   Video Toaster hardware/software.
6.  Students will demonstrate the ability to perform A/X dissolves during
   an editing assignment.
7.  Students will demonstrate the use of Logo capturing and manipulation
   for an assignment.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Introduction to split format (A/V) script style.
     A. Preparation of three scripts.
2.  Introduction to Computer Hardware/Software.
     A. Amiga Operating System Introduction.
     B. Video Toaster Operation.
     C. Editing configuration using the Toaster.
3.  Editing consoles.
     A. Equipment operation.
     B. Patching.
     C. Signal monitoring.
4.  Advanced studio operations.
     A. Chromakey operation.
     B. Effects buss extension.
     C. Time base correction/control.
5.  Advanced editing techniques.
     A. A/X rolls with the Video Toaster.
     B. Chroma manipulation with Toaster.
6.  Aesthetics of production.
     A. Pictorial considerations.
     B. Continuity.
     C. Graphics.
     D. Audio.

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1.  Reading from textbook and handbook.
2.  Preparation of scripts.
3.  Directorial projects.
4.  Editing project.
5.  Tutorials and exercises.
6.  Crew participation / assignments for productions.

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
20 - 30%
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
15 - 30%
Field work, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Class performances, Field work, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 30%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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VIDEO FIELD PRODUCTION by R. Whittaker; Mayfield Pubs., 1989
MEDIA 79B HANDBOOK by J. Helmer.
SIGHT, SOUND, MOTION by Zettl, 2nd ed.; Internat'l Thomson, 1990

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