Film, TV, and Electronic Media

MCTV 16History and Culture of Television, Film and New Media (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. This course provides an introduction and history of electronic media including radio, television, film, the internet, and other new media. The impact on and reflection of the current social environment is explored through review and analysis of television programs, films, internet webisodes, and other electronic media programming. This course is also listed as THEA 16. ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and 260. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Fall 2018.
MCTV 17ATelevision and Video Workshop (3.0)Active
2.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab. Introduction to theory, terminology and operation of a multi-camera television studio and control room. Including: production, studio signal flow, directing, camera theory and operation, audio equipment set-up, switcher operation, fundamentals of lighting, graphics, video control and recording and live video production. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Spring 2019.
MCTV 18Single Camera Production (3.0)Active
2.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab. This course provides an introduction to the theory, terminology, and operation of single camera video production, including story creation, image composition, camera operation, portable lighting and audio operation and basic editing. This course focuses on the aesthetics and fundamentals of video story production including script writing, producing, directing, acting, post-production, and distribution. This course is also listed as THEA 18. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Fall 2016.
MCTV 19Acting and Voice for TV, Film and Media (3.0)Active
2.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab. Theory and practice of acting, performance and development of voice, articulation and pronunciation for TV, film, and media. Learning experiences include project in broadcasting, reporting, commercials, public service announcements (PSA), comedy and drama. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. This course is also listed as THEA 19. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Spring 2015.
MCTV 43Digital Video Editing (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. Introduction to the aesthetic and technical aspects of non-linear editing, visual effect generation, and video production using computers equipped with specialized production software such as Final Cut Pro, Premiere, After Effects, and Pro Tools. The class will also cover the preparation of digital video in various formats for distribution and the internet. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Spring 2019.
MCTV 6Introduction to Audio Production (3.0)Historical
2.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab. The theory and practice of audio techniques in radio, television, film and multimedia including acoustics, audio language and terms, signal flow, use of microphones, use of microphones, use of mixers and related audio production and digital recording equipment and the aesthetic aspects of sound mixing and post production. Students will be able to apply knowledge and gain hands-on experience recording, editing, mixing and mastering audio. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. This course is also listed as THEA 6. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Spring 2015 to Spring 2020.
MCTV 6Introduction to Audio Production (3.0)Active
2.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab. The theory and practice of audio techniques in radio, television, film and multimedia including acoustics, audio language and terms, signal flow, use of microphones, use of microphones, use of mixers and related audio production and digital recording equipment and the aesthetic aspects of sound mixing and post production. Students will be able to apply knowledge and gain hands-on experience recording, editing, mixing and mastering audio. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. This course is also listed as THEA 6. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Spring 2020.