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TV Film and Photography

TV Film 1


Grade Level: 9-12                 RBV Graduation: Art/Elective              UC/CSU A-G: “F”            Click for: Video Description


Prerequisite: None

This is the first in a sequence of courses that introduces the technical skills required to produce broadcast quality media content. The focus of this course is learning the production process of making movies. The language and aesthetics of cinematography are explored through the design and production of a digital movie short or documentary.  Pre-production techniques are taught to include selection of cast and crew, proper video camera techniques, digital video editing, script writing, storyboard drawing, effective lighting, audio, directing, production responsibilities, computer generated graphics, animation, and special effects. The professional skills learned in this course give students a first- hand opportunity to explore career choices within this industry. Articulation: Palomar College Credit Pending

 

 

TV Film 2


Grade Level: 10-12                 RBV Graduation: Elective                   UC/CSU A-G: "F"            Click for: Video Description


Prerequisite: Successful completion of TV Film1

TV Film 2 is the second level course and considered an “advanced level” class. Students are responsible for writing, storyboarding, shooting, and editing news packages for the schools weekly TV show RBVTV.  Students will produce a broadcast in our state of art TV studio and create all segments on iMacs using either Adobe suite or Final Cut. Students will also be responsible for turning in their production storyboard, segment questions, and voice over copy. After each newscast, the class will independently review and critique each segment individually then have a critical roundtable discussion with the class. Two semester long video essays will also be written, edited and produced concurrently with TV production work.  Articulation: Palomar College Credit Pending

 

 

Photography 1


Grade Level: 9-12                RBV Graduation: Art/Elective              UC/CSU A-G: “F”            Click for: Video Description


Prerequisite: None

Digital Photography I is an introductory course designed to instruct students in the fundamental skills of composing digital photo images and processing them using industry standard software. Basic and intermediate techniques are taught to enhance or manipulate images for any purpose. With hands on experience, students become familiar with photographic imaging equipment, materials, methods, and processes. Applied creative thinking and visual problem solving prepares students for more advanced courses and a foundation for professional career possibilities. This course is recommended prior to enrollment in advanced courses in the CTE Visual Arts Pathway. Articulation: Course is approved and articulated with Palomar College, Digital Photography PHOT 120. 

 

 

Photography 2


Grade Level: 10-12                RBV Graduation: Art/Elective              UC/CSU A-G: “F”


Prerequisite: Successful completion of Photography 1

This is a studio course designed for students who wish advanced training or to pursue a career in photography. Advanced concepts, techniques, practices, aesthetics and photographic imaging and image-making with digital technology are included in instruction, with an emphasis on portfolio building.