Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Oct 26, 2020  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TVRA 224 - Electronic Field Production

(R only)

The theory and practice of single video camera planning, production and post-production techniques. Edited final productions include standalone videos as well as videos that can be integrated into animations and other visual presentations that are recorded to videotape or digital video devices, or streamed on the Internet. Hands-on projects allow students to create videos of the type and design suitable for educational, commercial, and corporate use. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in TVRA 101  and TVRA 120 . Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly TR 258.

3 semester hours

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

  • Identify various digital video recording, storage and playback options including software and file extensions and the compatibility of each with the other.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic video terminology as it relates to camera operation.
  • Demonstrate the steps necessary to create a location survey.
  • Write log sheets and basic video scripts.
  • Explain legal/ethical considerations for video news and field production.
  • Organize shooting schedules and arrange for interviews and on-location shooting.
  • Operate video cameras/tripods and gather well-composed video.
  • Demonstrate the two- or three-point lighting in a field production setting, to create the illusion of 3-D space.
  • Operate audio equipment for an on-location interview in either an indoor or outdoor environment.
  • Organize and manipulate source materials into complete projects based on a script and/or storyboard.
  • Demonstrate control of editing equipment in both linear and non-linear formats.
  • Operate computer and video equipment to output video to various analog and digital recording devices.
  • Collaborate with team members to produce a complete news or feature video package.
  • Explain the importance of open communication in the work environment.

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