Montgomery College 2021-2022 Catalog 
    Jul 14, 2024  
Montgomery College 2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TVRA 120 - Video Production I

(R only)

Introduction to the theory and practice of television studio production. Principles of picture composition, camera movement, lighting, and audio and control room operation are demonstrated and experienced in actual studio productions. The student will participate in laboratory exercises and be able to demonstrate proficiency in these exercises. Each student will produce programs using available studio resources. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , READ 120 . Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.

4 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Define video production industry terms that lead to effective oral and written communication in a studio or field production environment.
  • Describe the responsibilities of each member of a studio production team including: Producer, Director, Asst. Director, Camera Operator, Floor Director, Audio Operator, Teleprompter Operator, Graphics Recall, Recording Engineer, Host/Talent, and Executive Producer.
  • Act as crewmember on a basic studio production that demonstrates studio camera skills including effective shot framing and smooth camera movement as well as the set up and operation of technical equipment including microphones and audio board, teleprompter, graphics generator, basic lighting equipment, studio engineering, and recording devices.
  • Research, write and produce a basic studio production utilizing professional planning tools and documents like a proposal, a script, a graphics list, and a reflection on the effectiveness of the production using accurate terminology and correct facts.

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