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BCST 1162 - Basics of Single Camera Shooting

Broadcast Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

In this era of media convergence, essential skills about the professional use of a video camera are becoming a critical element of quality storytelling. This course offers a solid foundation in the basic knowledge of planning and shooting with a professional video camera. Lens selection and camera setup, lighting, sound recording, and shot sequencing and editing skills will be explored. Much hands-on use of cameras is embedded within the multiple assignments completed during course hours.

Credits

1.5

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Complete a proper set-up of the camera.
  • Execute a successful white balance.
  • Demonstrate professional scene sequencing.
  • Explain shooting axis, screen direction, and continuity.
  • Demonstrate the essential operations of a microphone and audio capture.
  • Operate a professional video camera without supervision.
  • Compare and contrast different types of video cameras.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2013

Related Programs

BCST 1162 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Broadcast and Media Communications - Television
    Part-time   Certificate

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