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DMA 247 - Video Implementation

5 CR

This course covers basic sound characteristics and recording techniques. Intermediate to advanced shooting and editing techniques will be discussed. Students either individually or in production teams will practice field lighting and audio techniques to create professional-quality video productions for a variety of delivery platforms. 

Prerequisite(s): DMA 246  at BC with a C- or better, or permission of instructor.

Course Outcomes
  • Use proper microphone techniques and recording devices to acquire audio for interviews or other purposes. 
  • Identify the basic types of microphones and their pickup patterns. 
  • Use audio editing tools efficiently to remove background noise and other interference in an audio recording. 
  • Edit audio to tell a short story using non-verbal audio sources. 
  • Describe the steps for designing audio for digital media. 
  • Plan, create and edit sound design for a movie. 
  • Use editing software for intermediate editing video and audio. 
  • Manipulate compression settings to achieve a target file size. 
  • Describe the differences and uses of delivery formats. 
  • Tell a story using provided audio sound bites and b-roll. 
  • Apply basic shooting and editing skills for narrative storytelling. 
  • Describe and demonstrate the pre-production steps necessary for planning a video project. 
  • Explain and use the rule of thirds when composing shots. 
  • Plan for and successfully shoot video scenes using a shot list. 
  • Shoot and analyze b-roll to identify shots with the best composition and image quality 
  • Create a promotional video using b-roll and audio voice-overs. 
  • Apply three point lighting for an interview 

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