RTV200 - Visual Skills II

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Subject Title
Visual Skills II

Subject Description
This subject, a continuation of RTV 100, is designed to further develop and perfect skills involved in program production and to prepare students in contemporary approaches to broadcast level field production and editing through the use of single camera video and related linear and non-linear editing techniques. Students will benefit from this course through lectures, practical assignments, and analysis of production material. For example, students will complete in-class and major shooting and editing assignments followed by in depth peer and instructor critiquing. In summary, this course introduces the students to the basic tools of shooting and editing which are essential in the production industry. Prerequisite: RTV100

Credit Status
Broadcasting - Television Diploma Program
Journalism Diploma Program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Use lighting to achieve desired effects.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of various screen formats and picture resolutions.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of charge coupled devices (C.C.D.) technology.
4. Plan visual sequences before shooting.
5. Apply aesthetic and compositional methods in shooting and editing.
6. Perform proper camera handling techniques. (hand-held and on tripod)
7. Handle and patch various field equipment for production.
8. Perform non-linear editing.
9. Identify the most appropriate available technology to complete the task.
10. Use equipment, software and tools correctly and ethically to complete routine tasks.
11. Evaluate and act upon constructive feedback.
12. Interact with others in production teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of the production's goals.
13. Manage the use of time and other resources to attain personal and/or project-related goals.

Note: The above Learning Outcomes are not necessarily in order of priority.

Cheating and Plagiarism
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