MMVP1600 Introduction to Video Production

In this course the student will develop skills and proficiency in the operation of video production equipment. Camera operation, lighting, basic audio and recording equipment are covered. Students will work as a member of a crew.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

None

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Identify video production styles and values
Identify video formats
Identify proper tape handling and storage procedures
Identify video signal(s) characteristics
Connect video record and playback systems
Set up a video monitor
Set up video camera
Compare camera specifications
Demonstrate all camera video controls
Demonstrate all camera audio controls
Demonstrate camera framing
Demonstrate the use of a video switcher
Identify supplemental lighting needs
Set up three-point lighting
Control lighting in various areas
Follow safe electrical standards
Perform lamp replacement

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

3

lab:

1