In addition to textbooks and stationery, Television & Video Production students must supply additional resources to ensure they can participate in classes, and deliver assignments to meet learning outcomes. These resources include:
To participate in classroom and lab projects effectively, Television & Video Production faculty members recommend that students purchase a portable computer to utilize in addition to BCIT computer labs (please see specifications above). Software applications may be used on either Mac or PC platforms; Television and Video Production students will learn and utilize both systems.
Access to an inexpensive camera capable of recording HD video is also valuable for training purposes. While most assignments require the use of BCIT broadcast-quality professional equipment for production and post-production, digital video cameras or digital SLR cameras can be valuable for use on some individual and group projects.
Television & Video Production students are not required to own a vehicle, however students must have a valid driver's license and access to a vehicle in Levels 1 through 4 in order to transport production equipment necessary for individual and group projects.
Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.
Rob has been employed in Television Production since 1962 as a Television Operations Technician in Camera, Audio & Lighting, Technical Director, Director, Technical Producer and Manager, Broadcast Operations for: CHSJ-TV, Saint John, CBC Halifax, CBC Toronto, CKVU-TV, Vancouver, NOWTV, Vancouver, CBS, New York & EUROSTEP, London, U.K. The range of program formats extend through: Educational Programs, News & Information Programs, Music & Variety to Live Sports Broadcasting.
David began working in video production in 1988 as a volunteer for Shaw Cable in Prince George, British Columbia. Following Shaw Cable, David started as a full-time employee of CKPG Television in 1990. In 1992 David moved to Burnaby BC, and enrolled in the Television & Video Production course at BCIT to expand his skill set.
After graduating from BCIT in 1992, David began working in live sports broadcasting as a Chyron operator and programmer, then moved into Directing, Technical Directing, and Broadcast Engineering for seven years. While continuing to work in live sports broadcasting, David worked has also worked in Post Production for Studio Post and Imaging in Vancouver, B.C., and rapidly developed skills in Video Compression, Media Authoring, Graphics and Animation, as well as Editing.
David has been a faculty member in the Television & Video Production program at BCIT since 1999, and continues to work as a freelance editor in feature films, technology consultant for local post-production companies, and as an online editor for episodic television programs, as well as working with the Vancouver Canucks.
Michael Moss began his working life in pro audio sales, he also volunteered as a DJ at the campus radio station at Langara College, was a roadie in the local music scene and was a partner in a mobile disco business. Looking for a career in media he applied at CBC Television and spent the next 30 years working at their Vancouver studio. Mike began in Telecine (Film Transfer), and over the years moved on to Master Control, Videotape recording, video switching, ENG editing, EFP (Field) Audio, studio camera, audio operator and finally landed a job as Supervising Technician for the CBC Vancouver Newsroom. Here Mike supervised the crew who worked on live remotes, Election coverage and daily live news production.
Later advancing to the position of Manager of TV Post Production at CBC Vancouver, Mike supervised the Production Editing, Graphic Design, Audio Post Production and Server Ingest/VTR area. Mike worked with producers on numerous TV shows and documentaries.
Mike now works as an independent media technical consultant, technical producer and editor.
Mike is a recipient of the CBC 25 year service award, is a past member of the National Press Photographers Association and the Western Association of Broadcaster Engineers. Mike was most recently Chair of the BCIT Television Program Advisory Council and continues to advise faculty on industry trends.
Dave began his career in television volunteering for Rogers Community Cable before attending and graduating from BCIT's Full Time Television program in 1992. After graduation, he worked at a local station in Master Control and freelanced on a variety of sets as a camera and lighting assist.
Turning his focus to post-production, Dave found a home cutting commercials and corporate videos eventually ending up at The Eyes where he propelled to the position of Vice-President. While at The Eyes, Dave produced and directed many award winning television series for Canadian and US networks as well as supervised all aspects of post-production.
Dave is now back in the edit suite cutting docu-reality and docu-drama programming while simultaneously on the faculty teaching editing.
BCIT Television & Video Production looks for a limited number of projects for professional clients and organizations between September and June each year.
As we are training our students to correctly value the highly specialized skillsets they are developing, we do not accept requests for volunteers or other unpaid positions.
If you have a project suggestion (preferably with at least 1 month notice), please submit a Project Request form.
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