VIDEO PRODUCTION PROCESS

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 First two decades of the 21st century brought the convergence of the digital video processes utilizing both professional television equipment as well as personal mobile devices. In order to create utmost effective stories in the contemporary media marketplace, either produce for broadcast television, or independent, small video projects, students should learn the ins and the outs of television production, which would allow them to readily adapt to other forms of digital video production. This course helps students to develop or improve existing skills necessary to achieve a success in the broad field of television preproduction, production and postproduction. New production skills are gained through hands-on experience in small and large productions, using the standard television tools to generate the screen images and sound. Students are introduced to the major nontechnical and technical personnel in the three stages of production as well as to the technical production television systems in the studio and in the field operations. The course’s participants will begin with learning the preproduction stages of transforming the initial “napkin” idea into a workable concept and assembling the essential location details, crews, and equipment for a single-camera or multi-camera production. Then they will proceed to production phase, which involves equipment and a crew who operate the equipment as well as including all activities in which an event is video-recorded or televised/streamed. Finally, the students will grasp the essence of postproduction, which consists of video and audio editing. Some of the new skills include color correction of video clips, the selection of appropriate background music, and the creation of special audio effects.

 

PROGRAM OFFERINGS

All of the classes below can be taken individually or applied to Digital Media Certificate

DIGITAL STORYTELLING

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Digital Storytelling uses multimedia tools to bring narratives to life. Digital Stories can be used to explain a concept, to reflect on a personal experience, to retell a historical event, or to share the Gospel. This course will focuse on videos that combine audio, images, and video clips.

SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT

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Led by actual digital disciple-makers the vision for media discipleship course helps ministries understand what is happening with someone as they seek Jesus online. 
Understand how an online discipleship funnel works and how to move from online to offline.

PRINCIPLES OF VIDEO PRODUCTION

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This course focuses on Video Production Process. 

  • Basic Script Formats

  • Introduction to Digital Camera Operations

  • Sound Control

  • Lighting Instruments and Techniques

  • Video Recordings

  • Graphic and Motion Graphic Design

  • Directing

  • Editing Process

INTRO TO VR 360

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This course of study introduces students to Virtual Reality (VR) and the 360 video production cycle. Students will be introduced to the basic VR and 360 video concepts and terminology. The participants will learn about VR 360 pre-production, production and post- production as well as publishing techniques. VR and 360 video are one of the fastest growing sectors of online visual entertainment and it has already become a standard in many industries including tourism, hospitality, and real estate. Ideally, students should have access to a 360 camera.

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VIDEO PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT, TECHNOLOGY & TECHNIQUES

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Teachers at Star University will go out of their way to engage their students and inspire them to enquire and learn. This class gives our students a chance to apply their unique skills and expand their horizons by learning something new.

  • Cameras’ Types and Operational Features

  • Types and Characteristics of Camera Lenses

  • Shooting Techniques and Composition

  • Audio and Sound Control

  • Lighting Techniques

  • Switching and Editing on-the-fly

  • Directing Single and Multi-camera Productions

  • Casting and Directing Talent

  • Editing Techniques and Principles 

STUDENTS PROJECTS

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Dive right into class with one of our expert teachers. Our goal as educators is to spur our students’ curiosity and allow them to learn at their own pace.

MEDIA STRATEGY FOR MINISTRY

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This innovative class is designed specifically with ministries and disciplemakers in mind.  Our qualified and skilled teachers serve as facilitators in the course, guiding ministries as they develop their own strategies.

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