The Regent Park Focus TV Broadcasting & Video Production program provides students with the formal training to pursue their interests or a career in the television production industry. The curriculum covers the creative side of production, as well as technical operations. Following a hands-on approach, students explore all aspects of in-studio and field production, news writing, camera operations and editing. Course Covers:
The operation of a television station is complicated, challenging and requires accurate timing. Students operate the station on a daily basis, roll in public service announcements, throw to live feeds from the studio. As part of this course students are required to produce their own live TV studio broadcast.
TV Field Production 1 - Introduction Focus is on the setup and operation of television field equipment for the filming of offsite productions. Students shoot and light subjects under actual field conditions. The preproduction process and location scouting are discussed.
This course takes the student through the complete field-production process. Shooting and editing skills are refined through the production of short video segments culminating in the creation of a short drama, documentary or remote field news cast.
The history of editing, different types of editing systems, and various methods of editing are discussed. Students learn how to edit raw audio and video by keeping accurate records of the tape content, and through the creation of edit decision lists. In the edit suites, the setup of a work file, various transitions, and special effects are learned.
Students use computer-based editing using Pro non-linear systems. This course is primarily operation-based whereby the student learns the many functions of professional editing software. Students make creative and editorial decisions in the edit room. The material edited by the student is aired weekly to the local viewing audience.