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Multimedia & Film Courses

  • Multimedia and Film I

    Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12          

    Full Year, 1 Credit. This is an exciting hands-on class that provides the student with the fundamental concepts of video production. Students learn how to operate digital video cameras, video mixers, audio mixers and other studio equipment. Students will film on and off campus to complete assignments and projects. Students will edit video using Macintosh computers and non-linear editing software to develop their videos into short films, commercials, and documentaries.   Students also view current and classic films to learn about filming concepts and techniques. After the completion of this course students will be ready to move right into Multimedia and Film II and/or Media TV Production.

    Multimedia and Film II

    Grades: 10, 11, 12          

    Full Year, 1 Credit. Prerequisite: Multimedia and Film I. Students enrolled in this course will build on their production experience by producing news programs, commercials, public service announcements, highlight reels and fiction pieces among other projects.   Students will also work on developing their own personal production styles. In addition students will learn how to perform live event production. Students will learn how to operate a Tri-caster and how to live-stream events via the Internet. They will learn techniques of field production including, pre-production, production, and post-production. This could include producing student athletic events, student performing art events, and/or other school events.   This course requires out of classroom participation including after school, evening, and Saturdays

    Multimedia and Film III

    Grades: 11, 12          

    Full Year, 1 Credit. Prerequisite: Multimedia and Film II. May be repeated for credit. Students enrolled in this course will explore the enormous possibilities of creative television. They will produce projects for themselves, other students, other teachers and the administration. They will develop their skills while mastering many of the editing features of a computer-based editing system. Students will also explore the television industry as a potential career. Some after-school taping of events will be required. In addition students will build on their live event production experience from Multimedia and Film II. This course requires out of classroom participation including after school, evening, and Saturdays.