9th Grade

Video Production I

& Film Studies I

 

  • Film history/genres

  • Influence on society

  • Terminology

  • Industry ethics & law

  • Development of ideas

  • Screenwriting basics

  • Storyboarding

  • Image composition – shot structure

  • Basic lighting techniques

  • Production process

  • Film technique

  • Basic camera operation

  • Sound recording

  • Editing – Sequence of images

  • Film analysis and criticism

  • Industry career

 

Film & Video Production Major

10th Grade

Video Production II

with Lab & Film Studies II

  • Developing ideas

  • Screenwriting

  • Breakdown script

  • Creating a budget

  • Selecting crew

  • Securing talent – Casting & composer

  • Communicating and delegating

  • Film grammar & technique

  • Lighting technique

  • Camera operation

  • Sound reconstruction

  • Visual effects

  • Editing techniques

  • Music scoring

  • Analyzing noted directors’ work

  • Documentary film

  • Interview technique

12th Grade

Video Production with Advanced Studies

  • Cinematography

  • Advanced visual effects

  • Advanced editing techniques & software

  • Independent film/video study

11th Grade

Video Production III with Lab

& Film Studies III

  • Managing media

  • Television history

  • Broadcast journalism

  • Research methods

  • Script writing formats

  • Interviewing skills – Listen

  • Effective shot composition

  • On-camera performance

  • Computer graphics

  • Editing – Pace and emphasis

  • Evaluating bias & effectiveness