Open to: Juniors & Seniors
Dual Credit: No
This course is designed to provide students with the skills needed for a career in the technical aspects of radio and television broadcasting. Instruction includes camera operations, basic audio and video editing, sound and lighting techniques, and sound mixing. Students learn the operation, maintenance, and repair of video and DVD recording equipment, video/digital cameras, microphones, computers, lighting/grip equipment, and other production equipment used in the video and audio production of television programs. Students also learn to use, maintain, and repair various types of audio recorders, amplifiers, transmitters, receivers, microphones, and sound mixers to record and broadcast radio programs.
Prerequisite: Audio/production I
Open to: Seniors with completion of Audio/Video Production I
Dual Credit: No
This course is for students who have completed Audio/Video Production I. In addition to expanding on the activities explored in the first course, students work in a team-based environment to create a variety of video and audio related broadcasts. Instruction includes single and multi-camera operations, linear and nonlinear video editing, production and post-production processes, animation graphics, sound mixing, multi-track production, audio editing, and special effects. Students learn how to use digital editing equipment and software to electronically cut and paste video and sound segments together, as well as how to regulate and monitor signal strength, volume, sound quality, brightness, and clarity of outgoing signals. This course also provides students with an understanding of the FCC and other governmental agencies’ regulations related to radio and television broadcasting.
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