Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

TCOM 4170 Film and Video Production

Prerequisites: TCOM 2010, TCOM 4030; either TCOM 2020 or 2030 or concurrently


Introduction to the role and use of video production for professional communication with an emphasis on visual narrative. Topics include creating scripts, developing storyboards, traditional filming and composition techniques, and construction of genre specific visual narratives. Technical focuses include basic camera usage, terminology, the use of software for editing, lighting techniques, basic sound recording and editing, and fundamental post-production and compression techniques for video. Students will complete three assigned videos as individual or team projects.

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