2023-2024 Pierce College Catalog 
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2023-2024 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DDSGN 170 Video Production (5 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled General Transfer Elective
Course Description
The study of video production techniques utilizes current and historical elements of design and composition theory to introduce digital formats such as video, still images, sound, and music into digital production. Course title formerly Fundamentals of Video Production.

Course Content
A. History of film and video production
B. Pre-Production elements including: story treatment, scriptwriting, and storyboarding.
C. Production elements including: screen composition, lighting, and sound.
D. Post-Production elements including: editing, color corrections, and on-screen effects.
E. Composition Theory.
F. Analysis and evaluation of various video productions.
G. Delivery platforms, including streaming.
H. User Interface Theory.
I. Philosophy and ethics in film and video production.
J. Career options and the job market.

Student Outcomes
1. Describe foundational concepts of film and video production.

2. Compose a storyboard-format script that reflects industry standards.

3. Create, edit and distribute an audio-visual digital project.

4. Evaluate various video productions in relation to their intended audiences.

5. Compare and contrast various interface theories and practices.

6. Identify career options in video production.

7. Demonstrate compliance with ethics related to video production.

Degree Outcomes
Effective Communication: Graduates will be able to craft and exchange ideas and information in a variety of situations, in response to audience, context, purpose, and motivation.

Lecture Contact Hours 50
Lab Contact Hours 0
Clinical Contact Hours 0
Total Contact Hours 50

Potential Methods
a)Individual/group projects
c)Research paper
d)Written quiz/exam

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