May 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog
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COM 341 - Introduction to Field Production

A combined lecture and skills development course that introduces students to the principles and techniques of location production and visual storytelling for narrative and documentary film.

Prerequisites: film or broadcast journalism major status or instructor. Co-requisite: COM 341LAB.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental processes of telling a visual story using single camera production methods.
  • Employ appropriate image composition, audio recording, and operational functions of both camera and audio equipment.
  • Employ lighting techniques and safety procedures.
  • Complete pre-production planning for a single camera production.
  • Employ video editing software from ingest of media through final project delivery.
  • Explain production crew roles and professional set etiquette.
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