EMC 169 Video Field Production I (3 credits)

This course introduces students 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. Aesthetic principles such as picture composition, the relationship of sound to image, continuity and visual narrative are discussed and applied. Pre-production planning and legal and copyright concerns are covered as well. Prerequisite: EMC 144. EMC majors only or permission of instructor.