Motion Pictures & Television





Students learn how moving images and sound work together to tell a story. Students shoot and edit a short narrative or documentary on videotape. Cameras and editing equipment are provided.


Course Syllabus

As a result of successfully completing this course, students...

Will be able to:

  • Shoot short video clips using basic compositional techniques
  • Breakdown a basic script to create an animatic
  • Use simple lighting and camera placement techniques
  • Previsualize and storyboard a short film
  • Shoot a simple greenscreen with actors
  • Analyze and identify what makes a video go viral
  • Create a story for a short video
  • Edit a short video
  • Create a schedule to shoot a short video

Will display the following attitudes/professional behaviors:

  • Meet assigned deadlines
  • Accept and apply critiques
  • Analyze and discuss work using industry specific terminology
  • Prepare for and contribute to class discussions and critiques

Course Additional Information

*Additional Fees: Occasionally a course will require additional fees. These fees cover labs, materials, equipment costs, and more. Estimated cost of supplies: $15

Virtual Onsite Course Start and End Dates: February 19, 2022 — March 26, 2022


Course Schedule

Code Start date End date Course Type
AE 90 01February 19, 2022March 26, 2022Virtual Onsite via Zoom
AE 90 02February 19, 2022March 26, 2022Virtual Onsite via Zoom




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