Motion Picture and Television Production

Motion Picture/Television Production - AAS

Title: 
Motion Picture/Television Production
Major: 
3572
Effective term: 
2016 Fall
Final term: 
9999
Award: 
AAS
Total credits required: 
60-71
Program Availability: 
College Specific
Award type: 
AAS
Revision ID: 
294
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. Certificates of Completion (CCL) in Screenwriting, Production: Film, Production: Television, and Editing programs are also available.

Program notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses required within the program.

++ indicates any suffixed courses.

Requirements
Credits:32-47
CORE: Credits: 18-21
TCM100Digital Multimedia (3) OR
Permission of Program Director 0-3
 
TCM107Career Pathways in the Media 3
TCM121Story Theory for Film, Television and Media 3
TCM134Pre-Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM135Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM136Post-Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
THF/HUM205Introduction to Cinema 3
 
 
In addition to completing the above Program Common Core, students must select one (1) of the following four (4) tracks:
 
Track I: SCREENWRITING Credits: 14-16
ENG210Creative Writing (3) OR
THE118Playwriting (3) 3
 
ENH110Introduction to Literature 3
 
TCM242AAProfessional Portfolio in Screenwriting (2) OR
TCM275Advanced Portfolio Production (4) 2-4
 
Students must select one (1) of the following two (2) emphasis areas:
 
Emphasis I: Feature Credits: 6
TCM123Feature Screenwriting: First Draft 3
TCM223Feature Screenwriting: The Rewrite 3
 
Emphasis II: Television Credits: 6
TCM124Television Screenwriting: Existing Programs 3
TCM224Television Screenwriting: The TV Pilot 3
 
 
Track II: TELEVISION PRODUCTION Credits: 22-23
TCM117Introduction to Cinematography 3
 
TCM118Lighting for Film and Television (3) OR
TCM131Radio-Television Announcing (4) 3-4
 
TCM151Broadcast Production 3
TCM241AVID Media Composer Editing 4
TCM242Professional Portfolio in Film and Television 2
TCM250Documentaries for Social Change 4
TCM251Advanced Studio Production 3
 
 
Track III: FILM PRODUCTION Credits: 25-26
TCM117Introduction to Cinematography 3
TCM118Lighting for Film and Television 3
TCM/MTC120Introduction to Sound Design for Film and Video 3
TCM151Broadcast Production 3
 
TCM217Advanced Cinematography (3) OR
TCM230Motion Picture Directing (4) OR
TCM260Film/Video Producing and Financing (3) 3-4
 
TCM241AVID Media Composer Editing 4
TCM242Professional Portfolio in Film and Television 2
TCM248Advanced Film Production Techniques 4
 
 
Track IV: EDITING Credits: 24
TCM/MTC120Introduction to Sound Design for Film and Video 3
TCM241AVID Media Composer Editing 4
TCM242Professional Portfolio in Film and Television 2
TCM243Introduction to Video Compositing and Title Animation 4
TCM244Film Finishing 4
TCM280The Art of Editing 3
TCM282Advanced Non-Linear Editing Techniques 4
Restricted Electives
Credits:0-9
Students must choose the appropriate number of credits to meet the program total for completion of the degree. Selected courses will not apply in both Required Courses and Restricted Electives areas.
 
Track I: SCREENWRITING Credits: 6-9
TCM117Introduction to Cinematography 3
TCM123Feature Screenwriting: First Draft 3
TCM124Television Screenwriting: Existing Programs 3
TCM223Feature Screenwriting: The Rewrite 3
TCM224Television Screenwriting: The TV Pilot 3
TCM230Motion Picture Directing 4
TCM241AVID Media Composer Editing 4
TCM260Film/Video Producing and Financing 3
TCM275Advanced Portfolio Production 4
TCM285++Special Topics: Motion Picture/Television Production (any suffixed course) 1-3
TCM296++Cooperative Education (any suffixed course) 1-4
THF209Acting for the Camera 3
THF/HUM210Contemporary Cinema 3
 
Track II: TELEVISION PRODUCTION Credits: 0-1
TCM285AASpecial Topics: Motion Picture/Television Production 1
TCM296WACooperative Education 1
TCM298AASpecial Projects 1
 
Track III: FILM PRODUCTION Credits: None
 
Track IV: EDITING Credits: None
General Education
General Education RequirementCredits 19-24
 
General Education CoreCredits 12-17
 
First-Year CompositionCredits 6
ENG101First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
ENG102First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG108First-Year Composition for ESL (3) 6
 
Oral CommunicationCredits 3
Any approved general education course from the Oral Communication area.
 
Critical ReadingCredits 0-3
CRE101College Critical Reading (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment 0-3
 
MathematicsCredits 3-5
Any approved general education course from the Mathematics area.
 
General Education DistributionCredits 7
 
Humanities and Fine ArtsCredits 0
Met by THF/HUM205 in the Required Courses area.
 
Social and Behavioral SciencesCredits 3
Any approved general education course from the Social-Behavioral Sciences area.
 
Natural SciencesCredits 4
Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area.
Competencies
  1. CORE
  2. Demonstrate use of computers and basic video cameras to manipulate and create multimedia products. (TCM100)
  3. Explain the preparatory steps necessary for entry-level positions in the broadcasting/film industry. (TCM107)
  4. Identify basic elements of story theory and structure as they pertain to feature films, TV programs (both one-hour dramas and sitcoms), video games, reality TV programs and industrial/commercial videos to write a script for different categories of media. (TCM121)
  5. Identify and describe the basic elements of pre-production for motion picture and television. (TCM134)
  6. Pre-produce one film and one video project. (TCM134)
  7. Identify and describe the basic elements of production for motion picture and television. (TCM135)
  8. Produce one film and one video shoot. (TCM135)
  9. Identify and describe the elements of post-production for motion picture and television. (TCM136)
  10. Complete the post-production and marketing plan for one film and one video project. (TCM136)
  11. Review the history and development of the art of motion pictures including the aesthetic and technical elements. (THF/HUM205)
  12. Track I: SCREENWRITING
  13. Demonstrate skills and techniques used in the production of marketable materials for contemporary publications. (ENG210)
  14. Use theories and techniques of writing for the stage; creating characters, dialogue, and plot for monodramas, scenes, and plays. (THE118)
  15. Interpret a poem, a short story, and a play through oral and/or written discourse using literary criticism as a basis. (ENH110)
  16. Create full-length feature screenplay from outline developed in class. (TCM123)
  17. Generate two rewrites (drafts) of feature screenplay previously written using theme, three-act structure and Eight Sequence method tools. (TCM223)
  18. Apply elements learned through authoring series and season format documents, episode beat sheets and outline, and full-length spec script for an existing one-hour TV drama or sitcom. (TCM124)
  19. Create an original series concept, write an original pilot script for the series (series format, episode beat sheet and outline), develop an individual writing voice, and discuss the professional television writing landscape. (TCM224)
  20. Use established screen story paradigms and format to create an original full-length feature or TV script. (TCM242AA)
  21. Practice video and audio production skills and roles in a television or film production setting. (TCM275)
  22. Track II: TELEVISION PRODUCTION
  23. Shoot a short 16mm or high-definition video project and crew on additional 16mm or high-definition video project shoots. (TCM117)
  24. Use tools such as light meters, scopes, storytelling, and color theory to properly expose a scene based on the mood of the project. (TCM118)
  25. Demonstrate analog and digital recording techniques and skills in studio and on location. (TCM131)
  26. Demonstrate multi-camera production techniques and skills in studio and on location. (TCM151)
  27. Use non-linear editing techniques to create and edit a variety of assigned projects. (TCM241)
  28. Use an editing system to edit a film or television project for presentation. (TCM242)
  29. Create, produce and screen your own social documentary. (TCM250)
  30. Operate equipment in a studio and work with a team to create an in-studio quality video production. (TCM251)
  31. Track III: FILM PRODUCTION
  32. Shoot a short 16mm or high-definition video project and crew on additional 16mm or high-definition video project shoots. (TCM117)
  33. Use tools such as light meters, scopes, storytelling, and color theory to properly expose a scene based on the mood of the project. (TCM118)
  34. Demonstrate analog and digital recording techniques in the field as well as in a controlled environment. (TCM/MTC120)
  35. Demonstrate multi-camera production techniques and skills in studio and on location. (TCM151)
  36. Explain and demonstrate effect on-set cinematography including shooting for the edit and communication with different department heads and creatives. (TCM217)
  37. Design, develop and direct a scene from a script with a camera. (TCM230)
  38. Develop a prospectus for a specific film/video production. (TCM260)
  39. Use non-linear editing techniques to create and edit a variety of assigned projects. (TCM241)
  40. Use an editing system to edit a film or television project for presentation. (TCM242)
  41. Demonstrate the ability to work as a crew member in the pre-production and production activities of real world film production departments. (TCM248)
  42. Track IV: EDITING
  43. Demonstrate analog and digital recording techniques in the field as well as in a controlled environment. (TCM/MTC120)
  44. Use non-linear editing techniques to create and edit a variety of assigned projects. (TCM241)
  45. Use an editing system to edit a film or television project for presentation. (TCM242)
  46. Plan and produce a project using computer based video compositing and title animation. (TCM243)
  47. Use advanced non-linear techniques and applications to create and edit an advanced project. (TCM244, TCM282)
  48. Use advanced non-linear editing techniques to prepare an individual project for entry into a film festival. (TCM280)
  49. Plan and produce a project using advanced non-linear techniques for effect and compositing creation. (TCM282)
Date created: 
1462478474
Status: 
Published
Date changed: 
1500334216