Advanced production and post-production techniques including sync sound production and editing, music editing, and preparing for the final mix in 16mm and 35mm film production. Emphasis on individual student projects.
A course in which students will gain practical experience while participating in a variety of concert touring productions in any of the following: assistant project coordinator, assistant lighting designer, audio assistant, or assistant master electrician.
A course in which students will gain practical experience while participating in a variety of concert productions in any of the following: prep crew, load in crew, running crew, strike crew, lighting crew, or sound crew.
This course is a study and application of the technical aspects of video, film and multimedia production in the field. Special attention will be dedicated to successful production strategies necessary for the unique problems associated with shooting in the field, such as equipment selection, lighting, audio and the environment. Issues related to acquisition format, such as film versus tape and analog versus digital, will be explored. Students will shoot projects in the field as standalone productions and as elements for edited productions. Editing will be covered as it relates to field production.
A production workshop in which the student works independently, or with a crew, to produce a film or video to refine skills in camera, lighting, directing, post-production, and other related skills. The number of units is dependent on the production.
This course explores the various occupations in the radio and television field, including broadcast, cable, industrial and multimedia production. Students will investigate employment opportunities, as well as the required skills and personal qualifications necessary for employment in this element of the entertainment industry. Guest speakers will discuss current industry issues and standards
MEDIA 103 provides students with a basic overview of the aesthetics and techniques required in single-camera motion picture production. Topics include basic cinematography, camera familiarization and operation, lenses, camera angles, camera blocking and movement, coverage, continuity, digital recording formats, filters, location production, lighting and simple editing. Projects consist of hands-on experiences with digital cinema cameras and editing workstations.
Provides students with a basic overview of the aesthetics and techniques required in the production of studio based multiple camera video programs. The topics include studio and control room operations, directing, crew responsibilities, operation of video and audio equipment, lighting, video graphics and sound mixing. Projects consist of hands-on experiences in several video studio production situations performed in the Glendale College Television Studio (GCTV Studio.)
An introduction to the basic principles of studio and location lighting for film, television, animated, and composited production. Aesthetic style and techniques of lighting in professional productions will be analyzed and applied through practical exercises filmed in studio. The focus will be on set-based principles involving basic electricity, lighting instruments, dimming equipment, color, recording media, and grip equipment.
Nonfiction concepts, principles, and techniques as related to the production of a documentary video. Examination of the historical roots in nonfiction film and television with emphasis on production work in documentary formats.
Advanced techniques in nonfiction film and television, including cinematography, sound, lighting, post-production editing, and directing. Analysis of the modern film and television documentary with emphasis on production of a completed documentary video.
An introduction to technical theatre. Includes the creation of scenic elements, painting, set construction, set movement, prop construction, backstage organization, stage management, lighting, and sound techniques. Practical experience through lab and crew.
A course in which students will gain practical crew lead experience while participating in a variety of productions in any of the following: lighting crew lead, sound crew lead, running crew lead, or rigging and automation crew lead.
A course in which students will gain practical experience while participating in a variety of live theatre productions in any of the following: lighting crew, sound crew, or rigging and automation crew.