Audio & Video Technology & Film I
This course will serve as the foundational course in the Audio & Video Technology & Film pathway. The course prepares students for employment or entry into a postsecondary education program in the audio and video technology career field. Topics covered may include, but are not limited to: terminology, safety, basic equipment, script writing, production teams, production and programming, lighting, recording and editing, studio production, and professional ethics. All material covered in Audio & Video Technology & Film I will be utilized in subsequent courses.
Students will be able to:
- Demonstrate employability skills required by business and industry.
- Understand and follow safety procedures when working with TV equipment.
- Understand and utilize trade terminology in an appropriate manner.
- Demonstrate proper set-up and use of basic production equipment.
- Identify and create various types of scripts.
- Demonstrate proper use and operation of studio equipment and production techniques while working as part of a production team during a studio broadcast.
- Demonstrate teamwork and proper use of equipment while participating in a live field production which may include electronic news gathering, film work or streaming live events.
- Demonstrate the use of technology in recording and post-production applications.
- Develop an understanding of audio video and film careers, describe the principal fields of specializations and identify associated career opportunities.
GRADING POLICY (19-20):
The final grade for each student will be 80% from semester work and 20% from the final exam. The semester work grade will be determined by the following percentages:
10% Homework & Quizzes
25% Work Ethics & Employability