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    Videography Class - MavsTV

    Welcome to Mr. Lawrence's videography class page.  Here you will find information about the class, assignments and class videos.

    COURSE DESCRIPTION:
    The video production course is an entrylevel
    course that will serve as an introduction to
    basic video/film/audio production. The goal of the course is for the student to develop
    the ability to capture great video images and audio, and to be able to edit those two
    elements together to tell a story.

    During the course each student will be taught:
    • The basic understanding of operating a video camera.
    • The basic principles of how to capture great video and audio.
    • How to edit video and audio.
    • How to tell a story by combining video and audio.

    METHOD OF INSTRUCTION:
    This is a very handson
    course with heavy focus on learning by doing. Students will gain
    experience using basic video equipment and working as a group by producing a weekly
    student news program, short films and a documentary. There will also be lectures on
    fundamentals of the filmmaking process as well as the film and television industry. Work
    will be evaluated and critiqued in class. We will all be working together to get the best
    project in the end.
    COURSE OBJECTIVES:
    • Learn to operate a video camera.
    • Learn about different types of cameras that can be used to capture professional quality
    video and the pros and cons of each.
    • Capture well composed video images.
    • Learn how to use video, audio, and lighting equipment.
    • Capture great sound.
    • Edit video and audio into a compelling story.
    • Learn how to produce a student news program.
    • Learn how to make a documentary.
    • Learn how to make a movie by producing a short film.
    • Develop a professional work ethic.

    POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS

    Television Producer - Cinematographyer - Camera Operator - Sound Recordist - Boom Operator - Sound Mixer - Folley Artist - Video Editor - Video Director - Assistant Director - Gaffer - Grip - Production Assistant - News Reporter