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ADVANCED VIDEO DESIGN - FULL YEAR COURSE
This is an elective course designed to build on the skills and concepts
presented in the primary television production course.
It permits students to investigate and
understand in detail the components of the television production process in several different
situations and genres. The course focuses on the details of producing, directing, field
production, and facility management.
Attendance: A student enrolled in this course is expected to be present at least
90% of the days that class is in session.
Achievement: A student must maintain a D-or better average for the four
Upon completion of the course, the student will:
1 Acquire and use the skills necessary to produce a television program from initial idea to
2 Acquire skills in directing television programs and use those skills to plan and execute
3 Learn to light a set effectively according to the requirements of each individual production.
4 Be able to produce, plan, and execute a multi-camera field production (outside the studio.)
5 Understand basic technical aspects of the studio, as well as help in maintaining the
6 Understand the complexities of, and aid in the management of, the television production
and distribution facility.
7 Acquire an understanding of the basics of the television industry, in areas such as union,
copyrights, and ratings.
8 Acquire an appreciation for the value of teamwork in creating effective television