EMC 169 Video Field Production (3 credits)

This course is designed to introduce the student to the creative aspects and fundamental technical requirements of single-camera video field production. Topics covered include the mechanics of field camera operation, location lighting and sound recording, and basic digital video editing. Principles of aesthetic film theory such as mise-en-scène, picture composition, the relationship of sound to image, continuity and visual narrative are discussed and applied in practice. Pre-production planning and design, including conceptualization, storyboard creation, site surveys, and legal and copyright concerns are covered as well. EMC Majors only. Pre-requisite: EMC 144 or POI. Spring semesters only.