This course provides study of video camera operation and lighting techniques as they relate to digital video production. Students will review the basics of video production theory and practice, compare digital and analog technologies, use advanced devices and techniques for controlling the video camera, learn advanced concepts of the moving camera, and practice types and varieties of shots used in professional production. They will also study camera mechanisms and electronics pertaining to professional cameras and accessories and gain practical experience using different professional grade cameras to videotape interviews, location "B-roll" footage, groups and theatrical productions. This course also covers the advanced techniques of lighting and provides practical experience with a variety of advanced lighting techniques, including on-camera, key with fill, and three point lighting as well as available light control.
Additional course fee: $85.