Motion Picture/Television Production

Production: Television - CCL

MCCCD Program and Award Information
Major: 
5973
Effective term: 
2015 Fall
Final term: 
9999
Award: 
CCL
Total credits required: 
40-44
CIP Code: 
10.0202
Description

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Production: Television program is designed for students who plan to enter the field of Motion Picture/Television Production in the specific area of broadcasting. Students are provided experiences for hands-on training in Motion Picture/Television Production, in media theory, and in the production of both live and pre-recorded television shows including news, sports, commercials, on-the-scene reporting, interviewing, and studio anchoring. Technical elements stressed include multi-camera techniques in studio, on-location shooting, editing, sound, graphics, and the operation of the studio. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Motion Picture/Television Production degree is also available.

Award notes

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

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:40-44
TCM100Digital Multimedia (3) OR
Permission of Program Director0-3
 
TCM107Career Pathways in the Media3
TCM117Introduction to Cinematography3
 
TCM118Lighting for Film and Television (3) OR
TCM131Radio-Television Announcing (4)3-4
 
TCM121Story Theory for Film, Television and Media3
TCM134Pre-Production for Motion Picture and Television3
TCM135Production for Motion Picture and Television3
TCM136Post-Production for Motion Picture and Television3
TCM151Broadcast Production3
TCM241AVID Media Composer Editing4
TCM242Professional Portfolio in Film and Television2
TCM250Documentaries for Social Change4
TCM251Advanced Studio Production3
THF/HUM205Introduction to Cinema3
Competencies
  • Demonstrate use of computers and basic video cameras to manipulate and create multimedia products. (TCM100)
  • Explain the preparatory steps necessary for entry-level positions in the broadcasting/film industry. (TCM107)
  • Shoot a short 16mm or high-definition video project and crew on additional 16mm or high-definition video project shoots. (TCM117)
  • Use tools such as light meters, scopes, storytelling, and color theory to properly expose a scene based on the mood of the project. (TCM118)
  • Demonstrate analog and digital recording techniques and skills in studio and on location. (TCM131)
  • 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)
  • Identify and describe the basic elements of pre-production for motion picture and television. (TCM134)
  • Pre-produce one film and one video project. (TCM134)
  • Identify and describe the basic elements of production for motion picture and television. (TCM135)
  • Produce one film and one video shoot. (TCM135)
  • Identify and describe the elements of post-production for motion picture and television. (TCM136)
  • Complete the post-production and marketing plan for one film and one video project. (TCM136)
  • Demonstrate multi-camera production techniques and skills in studio and on location. (TCM151)
  • Use non-linear editing techniques to create and edit a variety of assigned projects. (TCM241)
  • Use an editing system to edit a film or television project for presentation. (TCM242)
  • Create, produce and screen your own social documentary. (TCM250)
  • Operate equipment in a studio and work with a team to create an in-studio quality video production. (TCM251)
  • Review the history and development of the art of motion pictures including the aesthetic and technical elements. (THF/HUM205)