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AAS - Motion Picture/Television Production

Description:
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Motion Picture/Television Production program is designed for students who plan to enter the field of motion pictures and/or television production. Successful completion of this program will qualify students for the AAS degree. Students will receive "hands-on" practical training in a fine arts learning environment and may select one or more of several specialization tracks within the degree. The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Screenwriting, Broadcast Production, Film Production, and Editing programs are also available.
Major Code: 3572
Award: AAS
First Term: 4126
Total Credits: 68-78
Program Last Updated in MCCCD Records: Feb 22nd, 2012
Prerequesites: None
Required Courses: 40-51 credits
Students must select one (1) of the following four (4) tracks:
 
Track I: Screenwriting Credits: 40-43
TCM100 Digital Multi Media (3) OR
Permission of Program Director 0-3
 
TCM101 Fundamentals of Radio and TV 3
TCM111 Screenwriting I 3
TCM111AA Scripting for the Media 3
 
TCM112 Writing the Situation Comedy (3) OR
TCM116 Writing the Television Drama (3) 3
 
TCM117 Introduction to Cinematography 3
TCM134 Pre-Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM135 Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM136 Post-Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM211 Screenwriting II 3
TCM216 Screenwriting III 3
TCM218 Screenwriting IV 3
TCM260 Film/Video Producing and Financing 3
TCM263 Film Style, Theory, and Analysis 4
 
 
Track II: Broadcast Production Credits: 44-47
TCM100 Digital Multi Media (3) OR
Permission of Program Director 0-3
 
TCM101 Fundamentals of Radio and TV 3
TCM111AA Scripting for the Media 3
TCM117 Introduction to Cinematography 3
TCM/MTC120 Introduction to Sound Design for Film and Video 3
TCM134 Pre-Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM135 Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM136 Post-Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM151 Broadcast Production 3
TCM240 Advanced Television Commercial Production 3
TCM241 AVID Media Composer Editing 4
TCM242 Portfolio Non-Linear Editing 2
TCM250 Documentaries for Social Change 4
TCM251 Advanced Studio Production 3
TCM263 Film Style, Theory, and Analysis 4
 
 
Track III: Film Production Credits: 48-51
TCM100 Digital Multi Media (3) OR
Permission of Program Director 0-3
 
TCM101 Fundamentals of Radio and TV 3
TCM111 Screenwriting I 3
TCM117 Introduction to Cinematography 3
TCM/MTC120 Introduction to Sound Design for Film and Video 3
TCM134 Pre-Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM135 Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM136 Post-Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM151 Broadcast Production 3
TCM206 Production Design 3
TCM230 Motion Picture Directing 4
TCM241 AVID Media Composer Editing 4
TCM242 Portfolio Non-Linear Editing 2
TCM248 Advanced Film Production Techniques 4
TCM260 Film/Video Producing and Financing 3
TCM263 Film Style, Theory, and Analysis 4
 
 
Track IV: Editing Credits: 46-49
ADA/ART177 Computer-Photographic Imaging 3
 
TCM100 Digital Multi Media (3) OR
Permission of Program Director 0-3
 
TCM101 Fundamentals of Radio and TV 3
TCM111 Screenwriting I 3
TCM/MTC120 Introduction to Sound Design for Film and Video 3
TCM134 Pre-Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM135 Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM136 Post-Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM241 AVID Media Composer Editing 4
TCM242 Portfolio Non-Linear Editing 2
TCM243 Introduction to Video Compositing and Title Animation 4
TCM244 Final Cut Pro Studio 4
TCM263 Film Style, Theory, and Analysis 4
TCM280 The Art of Editing 3
TCM282 Advanced Non-Linear Editing Techniques 4
Restricted Electives: 0-6 credits
Track I: Screenwriting Credits: 6
ENG210 Creative Writing 3
HUM/THE210 Contemporary Cinema 3
HUM211AA Foreign Films: Classics 3
TCM230 Motion Picture Directing 4
TCM248 Advanced Film Production Techniques 4
TCM250 Documentaries for Social Change 4
TCM265 Advanced Scheduling and Budgeting 3
TCM275 Advanced Portfolio Production 4
TCM285++ Special Topics: Motion Picture/Television Production (any module) 1-3
TCM290 Professional Media Marketing 3
TCM296++ Cooperative Education (any suffixed course) 1-4
 
Track II: Broadcast Production Credits: 3
ADA/ART177 Computer-Photographic Imaging 3
ART131 Photography I 3
TCM111 Screenwriting I 3
TCM131 Radio-Television Announcing 4
TCM217 Advanced Cinematography 3
TCM248 Advanced Film Production Techniques 4
TCM260 Film/Video Producing and Financing 3
TCM265 Advanced Scheduling and Budgeting 3
TCM275 Advanced Portfolio Production 4
TCM285++ Special Topics: Motion Picture/Television Production (any module) 1-3
TCM290 Professional Media Marketing 3
TCM296++ Cooperative Education (any suffixed course) 1-4
 
Track III: Film Production Credits: None
 
Track IV: Editing Credits: None
Free Electives: None
General Education Requirement: 22-27 credits
General Education Core: 12-17 credits
First Year Composition: 6 credits
ENG101 First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107 First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
ENG102 First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG108 First-Year Composition for ESL (3) 6
Oral Communication: 3 credits
Any approved general education course from the Oral Communication area.
Critical Reading: 0-3 credits
CRE101 College Critical Reading (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment 0-3
Mathematics: 3-5 credits
Any approved general education course from the Mathematics area.
General Education Distributed Credits: 10 credits
Humanities and Fine Arts: 3 credits
Any approved general education course from the Humanities and Fine Arts area.
Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 credits
Any approved general education course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences area
Natural Sciences: 4 credits
Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area
Program Competencies:
  1. Track I: Screenwriting
  2. Demonstrate use of computers and basic video cameras to manipulate and create multi media products. (TCM100)
  3. Trace the history of the development of American radio and television and describe the role, responsibilities and purposes of mass communications in American society. (TCM101)
  4. Develop an outline or paradigm for a short film script and write a short script. (TCM111)
  5. Write a script for different categories of media. (TCM111AA)
  6. Write a script for a situation comedy. (TCM112)
  7. Write a script for a television drama. (TCM116)
  8. Identify and describe the basic elements of pre-production for motion picture and television. (TCM134)
  9. Pre-produce one film and one video project. (TCM134)
  10. Identify and describe the basic elements of production for motion picture and television. (TCM135)
  11. Produce one film and one video shoot. (TCM135)
  12. Identify and describe the elements of post-production for motion picture and television. (TCM136)
  13. Complete the post-production and marketing plan for one film and one video project. (TCM136)
  14. Write and critique and rewrite the first act of an original screenplay for a feature film or television.(TCM211)
  15. Write and critique the second and third acts of an original screen/teleplay. (TCM216)
  16. Rewrite a feature length screen/teleplay with a three-act structure. (TCM218)
  17. Evaluate and critique screen plays and rewrite to make them commercial. (TCM111, TCM112, TCM116, TCM211, TCM216, TCM218)
  18. Develop plans for marketing the screenplays to a variety of media. (TCM112, TCM116, TCM211, TCM216, TCM218)
  19. Develop a prospectus for a specific film/video production. (TCM260)
  20. Shoot a short 16mm or high-definition video project and crew on additional 16mm or high-definition shots. (TCM117)
  21. Describe how film can function as an agent of change in and between societies, and affect not just popular and artistic culture but political and social culture as well. (TCM263)
  22. Array
  23. Track II: Broadcast Production
  24. Demonstrate use of computers and basic video cameras to manipulate and create multi media products. (TCM100)
  25. Trace the history of the development of American radio and television and describe the role, responsibilities and purposes of mass communications in American society. (TCM101)
  26. Write a script for different categories of media. (TCM111AA)
  27. Shoot a short 16mm or high-definition video project and crew on additional 16mm or high-definition video project shoots. (TCM117)
  28. Demonstrate analog and digital recording techniques and skills in studio and on location. (TCM/MTC120)
  29. Identify and describe the basic elements of pre-production for motion picture and television. (TCM134)
  30. Pre-produce one film and one video project. (TCM134)
  31. Identify and describe the basic elements of production for motion picture and television. (TCM135)
  32. Produce one film and one video shoot. (TCM135)
  33. Identify and describe the elements of post-production for motion picture and television. (TCM136)
  34. Complete the post-production and marketing plan for one film and one video project. (TCM136)
  35. Demonstrate multi-camera production techniques and skills in studio and on location. (TCM151)
  36. Shoot short pieces for television and prepare the pieces for edit. (TCM240)
  37. Use non-linear editing techniques to create and edit a variety of assigned projects. (TCM241)
  38. Use a non-linear editing system to edit a film or television project for presentation. (TCM242)
  39. Operate equipment in a studio and work with a team to create an in-studio quality video production. (TCM251)
  40. Create, produce and screen your own social documentary. (TCM250)
  41. Describe how film can function as an agent of change in and between societies, and affect not just popular and artistic culture but political and social culture as well. (TCM263)
  42. Track III: Film Production
  43. Demonstrate use of computers and basic video cameras to manipulate and create multi media products. (TCM100)
  44. Trace the history of the development of American radio and television and describe the role, responsibilities and purposes of mass communications in American society. (TCM101)
  45. Identify and describe the basic elements of pre-production for motion picture and television. (TCM134)
  46. Pre-produce one film and one video project. (TCM134)
  47. Identify and describe the basic elements of production for motion picture and television. (TCM135)
  48. Produce one film and one video shoot. (TCM135)
  49. Identify and describe the elements of post-production for motion picture and television. (TCM136)
  50. Complete the post-production and marketing plan for one film and one video project. (TCM136)
  51. Develop an outline or a paradigm for a short film script and write a short script. (TCM111)
  52. Demonstrate analog and digital recording techniques in the field as well as in a controlled environment. (TCM/MTC120)
  53. Demonstrate multi-camera production techniques and skills in studio and on location. (TCM151)
  54. Shoot a short 16mm or high-definition video project and crew on additional 16mm or high-definition video project shoots. (TCM117)
  55. Design and develop one production design element project. (TCM206)
  56. Design, develop and direct a scene from a script with a camera. (TCM230)
  57. Use non-linear editing techniques to create and edit a variety of assigned projects. (TCM241)
  58. Use a non-linear editing system to edit a film demo reel. (TCM242)
  59. Demonstrate the ability to work as a crew member in the pre-production and production activities of real world film production departments. (TCM248)
  60. Develop a prospectus for a specific film/video production. (TCM260)
  61. Describe how film can function as an agent of change in and between societies, and affect not just popular and artistic culture but political and social culture as well. (TCM263)
  62. Array
  63. Track IV: Editing
  64. Demonstrate use of computers and basic video cameras to manipulate and create multi media products. (TCM100)
  65. Trace the history of the development of American radio and television and describe the role, responsibilities and purposes of mass communications in American society. (TCM101)
  66. Identify and apply story telling principles. (TCM111, TCM263)
  67. Identify and describe the basic elements of pre-production for motion picture and television. (TCM134)
  68. Pre-produce one film and one video project. (TCM134)
  69. Identify and describe the basic elements of production for motion picture and television. (TCM135)
  70. Produce one film and one video shoot. (TCM135)
  71. Identify and describe the elements of post-production for motion picture and television. (TCM136)
  72. Complete the post-production and marketing plan for one film and one video project. (TCM136)
  73. Demonstrate basic skills in the use of the computer in photographic imaging including photographic manipulation of images using software programs. (ADA/ART177)
  74. Demonstrate analog and digital recording techniques in the field as well as in a controlled environment. (TCM/MTC120)
  75. Use non-linear editing techniques to create and edit a variety of assigned projects. (TCM241)
  76. Use a non-linear editing system to edit a demo reel for presentation. (TCM242)
  77. Plan and produce a project using computer based video compositing and title animation. (TCM243)
  78. Describe how film can function as an agent of change in and between societies, and affect not just popular and artistic culture but political and social culture as well. (TCM263)
  79. Plan and produce a project using advanced non-linear techniques for effect and compositing creation. (TCM282, TCM244)
  80. Use advanced non-linear techniques and applications to create and edit an advanced project. (TCM282)
  81. Use advanced non-linear editing techniques to prepare an individual project for entry into a film festival. (TCM280)