wpe1.jpg (5206 bytes)

LOS ANGELES CITY COLLEGE | 08-09 CATALOG [REV. 11/08]

Cinema/television

 

Chair: Vaughn Obern

(323) 953-4000 ext. 2627 • CC181

http://cinematv.lacitycollege.edu

Email:obernvg@lacitycollege.edu

 

CATALOG  INDEX  |  RETURN TO LACC HOME PAGE  |  CATALOG / CLASS SCHEDULE

 

 PROGRAMS OFFERED

 

Associate of Arts:

Cinema Production

Television Production

Certificates:

Cinema Production

Cinema/Video Production

Television Production

Skill Certificates:

Beginning Cinema & Television Production

Cinema Post-Production

Cinematography

Directing

Producing

TV Studio Production - Level I

 

For those attracted to telling a story in pictures, defining and refining images and sound, or for those who want to join the world of entertainment - behind the scenes - a career in cinema and television production could be just right. The opportunities and professional areas in which to work are varied.  Large and small film studios, television production companies, product and service companies, public and private organizations, and individuals all use cinema/television professionals. Positions include Camera Operator, Audio Technician, Film/TV Floor Positions, Lighting Technician, Photographer,  Film/Tape Editor, Cinematographer and Director. Assignments encompass full-length films; shorts; animation; entertainment television or news; documentaries; commercials; informational, promotional or private videos; portraits and commercial photography; and much more. Salaries also range widely, but average from $35,000 - $200,000+ annually.

 

The LACC Cinema & Television Department provides its students with the history, principles, technical competency and hands-on training needed to work successfully in cinema or television production. Many of our students successfully go from LACC into the industry. For others who wish to go after a Bachelors degree, the skills and work product obtained at LACC will help them be more competitive candidates for acceptance into top four-year universities.

 

 DEGREE PROGRAMS 

 

CINEMA PRODUCTION

The Cinema-Television Department offers two Associate of Arts Degrees in Cinema.  “Plan A” is for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university.  “Plan B” is a training program in motion picture production.

 

 

CINEMA PRODUCTION – “PLAN A”

Associate of Arts Degree

Transfer Program

For most four-year schools, the classes here are for preparatory purposes only and the classes are accepted only as electives.  You must complete a total of 18 units in Cinema.  See the counseling office for more details.

 

Required Core Courses                                                   Units

Cinema 1 .......................................................................................... 3

Cinema 2 .......................................................................................... 3

Cinema 3 .......................................................................................... 3

Cinema 4 .......................................................................................... 3

 

Total Core Units............................................................................. 12

 

Plus two Cinema Electives for a total of 6 units from any of the courses listed below:  Cinema 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 18, 20, 22, 25, 32, 33, 34, 35, 38, 60.  Courses may be substituted under special circumstances and with departmental approval.

 

To complete general education requirements in this area of study, Plan A for the AA/AS Degree is required.

PLAN A:  Please consult with a counselor about specific courses needed or see the college catalog “Graduation Requirements” section.  Plan A is designed for transfer to a four-year college or university.  However, requirements vary depending upon the individual institution.  Please consult with a counselor for the specific requirements of the university you plan to attend.

3-6 Units          English Composition

6-9 Units          Communication/Analytical Thinking

3 Units             Natural Sciences

3 Units             Humanities

9 Units             Social/Behavioral Sciences (including American History & Governments)

3-4 Units          Health/Physical Education

3-5 Units          Math Competency

(Math 115 or higher or passing score on Los Angeles Community College District Math competency exam)

 

 

CINEMA production - “PLAN B”

Associate of Arts Degree

Career Program

This curriculum in the Cinema-Television Department is designed for the student who wishes training in motion picture production. The course of study leads to an Associate of Arts degree in Cinema and/or a Cinema Production Certificate. An Associate of Arts degree with an emphasis in Cinema will be awarded to students who have completed a minimum of 36 units in Cinema and/or Television with a minimum of 31 units in Cinema. Supplies and books for production classes can vary from $50-$500 or more, depending upon the class and the scope of the student project.

     

All Cinema and Television courses must be completed with a satisfactory grade.

 

REQUIRED CORE COURSES                                                  UNITS

Cinema 1........................................................................................... 3

Cinema 2........................................................................................... 3

Cinema 3........................................................................................... 3

Cinema 4........................................................................................... 3

 

Subtotal - Core Units...................................................................... 12

 

Electives: Select additional courses from below to complete 24 additional units in the major.

 

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

(Prerequisites may apply and must be followed.)

Cinema 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 18, 20, 22, 25, 32, 33, 34, 35, 38, 60..................... 3

Cinema 15, 16, 17............................................................................................ 3

Cinema 911, 921 or 931................................................................................. 3

Law 33................................................................................................................ 3

 

To complete general education requirements in this area of study, Plan B for the AA/AS Degree is required.

PLAN B: Please consult with a counselor about specific courses needed or see the college catalog "Graduation Requirements" section. Plan B is not designed for transfer to a four-year college.

3 Units            English Composition

3 Units            Communication/Analytical Thinking

3 Units            Natural Sciences

3 Units            Humanities

3 Units             Social/Behavioral Sciences (including American History & Governments)

3-4 Units          Health/Physical Education

3-5 Units          Math Competency

 

Television production

The Cinema-Television Department offers two Associate of Arts Degrees in Cinema.  “Plan A” is for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university.  “Plan B” is a training program in television production.

 

The Television major in the Cinema-Television Department has been designed to provide the student with a solid background in studio television production and post-production. Television 1, 4, and 9 must be completed first.

 

 

TELEVISION PRODUCTION – “PLAN A”

Associate of Arts Degree

Transfer Program

For most four-year schools, the classes here are for preparatory purposes only and the classes are accepted only as electives.  You must complete a total of 18 units in Television or Cinema.  See the counseling office for more details.

 

Required Courses                                                             Units

Television 1 ....................................................................................... 3

Television 4 ....................................................................................... 3

Television 9 ....................................................................................... 3

Television 46...................................................................................... 4

 

Total Core Units............................................................................. 13

 

Plus two Television electives for a total of 9 units from any of the courses listed below: 

Television 6, 7, 25, 48, 49, 55, 60

Cinema 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 18, 20, 22, 25, 32, 34, 38, 60.  Courses may be substituted under special circumstances and with departmental approval.

 

To complete general education requirements in this area of study, Plan A for the AA/AS Degree is required.

PLAN A:  Please consult with a counselor about specific courses needed or see the college catalog “Graduation Requirements” section.  Plan A is designed for transfer to a four-year college or university,  However, requirements vary depending upon the individual institution.  Please consult with a counselor for the specific requirements of the university you plan to attend.

3-6 Units          English Composition

6-9 Units          Communication/Analytical Thinking

3 Units             Natural Sciences

3 Units             Humanities

9 Units             Social/Behavioral Sciences (including American History & Governments)

3-4 Units          Health/Physical Education

3-5 Units          Math Competency

(Math 115 or higher or passing score on Los Angeles Community College District Math competency exam)

 

Television production – “PLAN B”

Associate of Arts Degree

Career Program

An Associate of Arts degree with an emphasis in Television will be awarded to students who have completed a minimum of 36 units in Cinema and/or Television with a minimum of 21 units in Television.  All courses must be taken at LACC and completed with a satisfactory grade.

 

REQUIRED CORE COURSES                                     UNITS

Television 1........................................................................................ 3

Television 4........................................................................................ 3

Television 9........................................................................................ 3

Television 46...................................................................................... 4

 

Subtotal - Core Units...................................................................... 13

 

Electives: Select additional courses from below to complete 24 additional units in the major.

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

(Prerequisites may apply and must be followed.)

Television  6, 7, 25, 48, 49, 55, 60........................................................ 3

Suggested Electives:  Cinema 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,  9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 20, 22, 25, 32, 33, 34, 35, 38, 60;  Television 911, 921, 931. (3 units maximum)

 

 

To complete general education requirements in this area of study, Plan B for the AA/AS Degree is required.

PLAN B: Please consult with a counselor about specific courses needed or see the college catalog "Graduation Requirements" section. Plan B is not designed for transfer to a four-year college.

3 Units        English Composition

3 Units        Communication/Analytical Thinking

3 Units        Natural Sciences

3 Units        Humanities

3 Units        Social/Behavioral Sciences (including American History & Governments)

3-4 Units     Health/Physical Education

3-5 Units     Math Competency

 

 CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS 

 

Cinema Production

Certificate

A certificate in Cinema Production will be issued by the Cinema-Television Department upon application of the student with the Department Chair upon successful completion of the courses listed below. All courses must be taken at LACC and completed with a satisfactory grade.

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

Cinema 1........................................................................................... 3

Cinema 2........................................................................................... 3

Cinema 3........................................................................................... 3

Cinema 4........................................................................................... 3

Cinema 5........................................................................................... 3

Cinema 6........................................................................................... 3

Cinema 9........................................................................................... 3

Cinema 10......................................................................................... 3

Cinema 20......................................................................................... 3

Cinema 32......................................................................................... 3

Law 33 or Cinema 33.......................................................................3

Total Units...................................................................................... 33

 

 

Cinema/Video Production

Certificate

A certificate in Cinema Production will be issued by the Cinema-Television Department upon application of the student with the department upon successful completion of the courses listed below. All courses must be taken at LACC and completed with a satisfactory grade.

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

Cinema 1........................................................................................... 3

Cinema 2........................................................................................... 3

Cinema 3........................................................................................... 3

Cinema 4........................................................................................... 3

Cinema 6........................................................................................... 3

Cinema 9........................................................................................... 3

Cinema 32.........................................................................................4

Television 4 or 9..............................................................................3

Television 6 or 48............................................................................3

Television 46....................................................................................4

Television 55 or TV 60...................................................................3

Total Units...................................................................................... 33

 

 

Television Production

Certificate

A certificate in Television Production will be issued by the Cinema-Television Department after successful completion of the courses listed below and application to the Chairman. All courses must be taken at LACC and completed with a satisfactory grade.

 

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

Cinema 1 .......................................................................................... 3

Cinema 2........................................................................................... 3

Television 1........................................................................................ 3

Television 4........................................................................................ 3

Television 6 or 7 or other 3-unit Cinema/Television course.... 3

Television 9........................................................................................ 3

Television 46..................................................................................... 4

Television 48 or 49............................................................................3

Television 55......................................................................................3

Television 60......................................................................................3

Additional Cinema/TV class or Co-Op Education class............3

 

Total Units...................................................................................... 33

 

 

Beginning Film & Television Production

Skill Certificate

A skills certificate in Beginning Film and Television Production will be issued by the Cinema-Television Department upon successful completion of the courses listed. All courses must be taken at LACC and completed with a satisfactory grade.                         

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

Cinema 1........................................................................................... 3

Cinema 2........................................................................................... 3

Television 4........................................................................................ 3

Television 9........................................................................................ 3

Total Units...................................................................................... 12

 

 

Cinema Post-Production

Skills Certificate

A skill certificate in Post-production will be issued by the Cinema-Television Department upon successful completion of the courses listed. All courses must be taken at LACC and completed with a satisfactory grade.

 

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

Cinema 9........................................................................................... 3

Cinema 22......................................................................................... 3

Cinema 32......................................................................................... 3

Cinema 35......................................................................................... 3

 

Total Units...................................................................................... 12     

 

 

Cinematography

Skills Certificate

A skill certificate in Cinematography will be issued by the Cinema-Television Department upon successful completion of the courses listed. All courses must be taken at LACC and completed with a satisfactory grade.

 

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

Cinema 6........................................................................................... 3

Cinema 7........................................................................................... 3

Photography 7.................................................................................... 3

Photography 10.................................................................................. 3

Total Units...................................................................................... 12

 

 

directing

Skills Certificate

A skill certificate in Directing will be issued by the Cinema-Television Department upon successful completion of the courses listed. All courses must be taken at LACC and completed with a satisfactory grade.

 

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

Cinema 5 or Television 25.................................................................3

Cinema 10.............................................................................................3

Cinema 20............................................................................................ 3

Theater Arts 200.................................................................................. 3

Theater Arts 225.................................................................................. 3

 

Total Units...................................................................................... 15   

 

 

producing

Skills Certificate

A skill certificate in Producing will be issued by the Cinema-Television Department upon successful completion of the courses listed. All courses must be taken at LACC and completed with a satisfactory grade.

 

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

Cinema 5 or Television 25..................................................................3

Cinema 20............................................................................................. 3

Cinema 25............................................................................................. 3

Business 1............................................................................................. 3

Law 33................................................................................................... 3

 

Total Units...................................................................................... 15  

 

 

Television Studio Production

Skills Certificate  (Level I)

A skills certificate in Television Studio Production (Level I) will be issued by the Cinema-Television Department upon successful completion of the courses listed. All courses must be taken at LACC and completed with a satisfactory grade.

 

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

Television 1........................................................................................ 3

Television 4........................................................................................ 3

Television 9........................................................................................ 3

Television 46...................................................................................... 2

 

Total Units...................................................................................... 12

 

 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS 


NOTE: Not every class is offered each semester. Refer to the current class schedule for current class offerings.

PREREQUISITES: Specified prerequisites must be completed with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.

 

CINEMA

Transfer Limit: UC maximum limit: refer to www.assist.org.          

 

CINEMA 1

Introduction to Motion Picture Production

3 UNITS - (UC:CSU)

Required of all Cinema majors; open to all students.

Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours.

A comprehensive introduction to film video production techniques and equipment. Proper procedures are explained for the use of cameras, lenses, filters, film stocks, lights, microphones, audio recorders, and other motion editing picture equipment. Attention is also given to production planning and post –production as well.

 

CINEMA 2

Beginning Motion Picture Workshop

3 UNITS - (UC:CSU)

Required of all Cinema majors. Open to all students.

Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 4 hours.

Introductory workshop in practical filmmaking. Each student will be responsible for making several short films in digital video. Cinema 1 should be taken concurrently.

 

CINEMA 3

History of Motion Pictures

3 UNITS - (UC:CSU)

Required of all first semester Cinema majors; open to all others.

Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours.

History of the development of motion pictures, with examples, from their beginnings to the present day. Emphasis is placed on the American feature film.  

 

CINEMA 4

History of the Documentary Film

3 UNITS - (UC:CSU)

Required of all first semester Cinema majors; enrollment open to all others.

Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours.

The development of films dealing with the truth. Films types seen and discussed include: historical, animated, propaganda, educational, commercial, cinema verite and direct cinema. Students will develop critical standards for judging documentary films.

 

CINEMA 5

Introduction to Screenwriting

3 UNITS - (RPT 1) (CSU)

Prerequisite: Cinema 1, 2, 3, and 4 with satisfactory grades or better.

Required of all Cinema majors.

Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours.

Cinema majors will develop and write two short screenplays that they  will produce in the  advanced  motion picture workshop (Cinema 15, 16, 17). UC limit: 5 combined with Theatre Arts courses: maximum, 12 units (see Theatre Arts). 

 

CINEMA 6

Motion Picture Photography

3 UNITS - (CSU)

Prerequisite: Cinema 1, 2, 3, 4, with satisfactory grades or better.

Required of all Cinema majors.

Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours.

Introduction to cinematography, including optics, photo emulsions, camera operation, laboratory procedures, terminology and aesthetics. Students will do individual and group projects using 16mm or digital video camera equipment.

 

CINEMA 7

Advanced Cinematography and Creative Techniques

3 UNITS - (CSU)

Prerequisite: Cinema 6 with a satisfactory grade or better.

Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours.

An advanced course in creative cinematography covering sophisticated professional equipment and techniques used in the motion picture industry. Emphasis is placed on lighting and current industry standards.

 

CINEMA 9

Motion Picture and TV Sound

3 UNITS - CSU

Prerequisite: Cinema 1, 2, 3, 4 with satisfactory grades or better.

(Lecture 2 hours, Lab 3 hours)

Hands-on instruction in the method of recording sound with emphasis on motion pictures. Areas of study include microphones, Nagra and DAT recorders, location sound recording problems, microphone types and placement, transfer, ADR, Foley, sound effects, sound editing and mixing

 

CINEMA 10

INTRODUCTION TO FILM DIRECTING

3 UNITS - CSU

Prerequisite: Cinema 1,2,3, 4 with satisfactory grades or better.

(Lecture 2 hours, Lab 2 hours)

Introduction to the crafts of acting and directing for the film medium; with emphasis on the visualization of the screen play, the junction of the actor in interpreting the script, and the role of the director in handling actors in the production of a film.

 

CINEMA 15

Motion Picture Workshop I

3 UNITS - (RPT 1) (CSU)

Prerequisite: Cinema 5, 6, 9, 10, 20 and 32 with satisfactory grades or better.

For advanced LACC Cinema students.

Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 4 hours.

Practical work in 16mm  and Digital Video production. Lecture and laboratory workshop emphasizing the creative use of the camera, editing, sound, and production activities in relation to the fiction film format. Each student will be responsible for making a short film.

 

CINEMA 16

Motion Picture Workshop II

3 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite: Cinema 5, 6, 9, 10, 20 and 32 with satisfactory grades or better.

For advanced LACC Cinema students.

Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 4 hours.

The production of a short film or video project from script development and production packaging to the actual shooting, editing and mixing of the film or video.        

 

CINEMA 17

Advanced Motion Picture Post-Production

3 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite: Cinema 16 with a satisfactory grade.

Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 4 hours.

Advanced film post-production methods are applied as students learn to prepare for release of a short film that has been produced in Cinema 15 and 16.  Included techniques are flatbed or digital editing, foley effects, automatic dialog replacement, and re-recording.  

 

CINEMA 18

Main Currents in Motion Pictures

3 UNITS - (UC:CSU)

(Same as Theater 507)

Prerequisite: Cinema 3 with a satisfactory grade.

Recent films are viewed and analyzed from many points of view.

 

CINEMA 20

Business Aspects of Motion Picture Production

3 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite: Cinema 1, 2, 3,4, with satisfactory grades or better.

Survey of business practices including financing, production and distribution.

 

CINEMA 22

Digital Audio Post Production

3 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite:  Cinema 9 or  11 or 32 or Television 52 or 55 with a satisfactory grade or better.

Advanced television and cinema students are introduced to digital audio editing, multi-track mixing and other digital audio post-production.

 

CINEMA 25

Producing Digital Video Features

3 UNITS - (A)

Digital Video (DV) has transformed feature film production and distribution. Explore this new frontier and its new and proposed uses on the Internet.

 

CINEMA 32

Editing Fundamentals

3 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite: Cinema 1, 2, 3 and 4 with satisfactory grades or better.

Lecture 1 hours. Laboratory 4 hours.

Intermediate students will learn the basics of editing with basic non-linear digital.

 

CINEMA 33

Digital Video Production Workshop I

3 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite: Cinema 1, 2, 3, and 4 with satisfactory grades or better.

Lecture 1 hours. Laboratory 4 hours.

Intermediate students will produce short video projects using basic digital video cameras and editing systems.

 

CINEMA 34

Motion Picture Soundstage Production Practicum

3 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite: One of the following - Cinema 5 or 6 or 7 or  9 or 10 or 35 with satisfactory grades or better.

Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 4 hours

Designed for students to gain practical experience in a specific area of motion picture soundstage production in order to develop the necessary skills needed in that field of the industry. Included skills are screenwriting, directing, production management, lighting, cinematography, sound recording and editing.

 

CINEMA 35

Non-linear Editing with Final Cut Pro

3 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite: Cinema 32 with satisfactory grades or better.

Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours.

Advanced film students are introduced to Macintosh Final Cut Pro non-linear software and are given lectures of film-to video and other post-production techniques.

 

CINEMA 38

Modern Picture Stage Grip

3 UNITS - (A)

Open to all students.

Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours.

In this hands-on course, students will learn basic grip skills and operate equipment and tools used on location and the motion picture stage.    

 

CINEMA 60

Entertainment Industry Careers Below-the-line Production Skills I

3 UNITS

Open to all students.

Lecture 2 hours.  Laboratory 2 hours

Introductory course to the skills needed to obtain and keep a position in the motion picture or television industries.  Skills taught include working with production managers, first assistant directors, production designers, and script supervisors, with a focus on basic safety issues in each department.

 

CINEMA 61

Entertainment Industry Careers Below-the-line Production Skills II

3 UNITS

Intermediate course to the skills needed to obtain and keep a position in the motion picture or television industries. Skills taught include working on a more advanced level with production managers, first assistant directors, production designers, script supervisors, and other keys with a continuing focus on safety issues in each department.

 

CINEMA 62

Entertainment Industry Careers Below-the-line Production Skills III

3 UNITS

Advanced course to skills needed to obtain and keep a position in the motion picture or television industries.  Skills taught include working on an more advanced level with production managers, first assistant directors, production designers, script supervisors, and other keys with a special focus on preparing for industry “safety passports.”

 

CINEMA 63

Entertainment Industry Careers Corporate Skills I

3 UNITS

Lecture 3 hours

Introductory course of the skills needed to obtain and keep a position in the motion picture or television industries including basic knowledge of how the current entertainment industry works, where and how to find positions, and how to be a great assistant.

 

CINEMA 64

Entertainment Industry Careers Corporate Skills II

3 UNITS

Lecture 3 hours

Intermediate course of skills needed to succeed at any entry level position in the motion picture or television industries.  This class features beginning to advanced office and organizational skills needed to maintain an entry level position in the development or production management side of the business.

 

CINEMA 911 Cooperative Education— 1 UNIT - (RPT3)

CINEMA 921 Cooperative Education— 2 UNITS

CINEMA 931 Cooperative Education— 3 UNITS

Prerequisite: Cinema 2 with a satisfactory grade or better.

Students receive credit for approved internships with an employer in the field of Motion Picture Production, under the direction of the Cooperative Education director. The worksite must be approved by the Department Chair.

 

 

TELEVISION 1

Introduction to Television

3 UNITS - (CSU)

A required basic course for all first semester Television majors.

Open to all students.

Lecture 3 hours.

A study of what’s on Television and why, including the history of Radio and Television Broadcasting. Also covers costs, ratings, profits, the FCC rules, cable and pay Television. 

Recommended elective for Journalism, Theatre and Public Relations.

 

TELEVISION 4

Camera, Lighting and

Sound for Television and Cinema

3 UNITS – (A)

A required basic course for all first semester Television majors.

Open to all students.

Lecture 2 hours. Discussion 1 hour.         

An introduction to Camera, Lighting and Sound for video and film in studio and on location

.

TELEVISION 6

Studio and Remote Production

3 UNITS - (RPT 1) (A)

Prerequisite: Television 46 with a satisfactory grade or better.

Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 5 hours.

Various camera set ups; lighting, editing procedures, mike placement and overall operation of such equipment operation.  Television news studio and field production.           

 

TELEVISION 7

Television Announcing I

3 UNITS - (RPT 1) (CSU)

Advisory: Eligibility for English 28/31 or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours.

Training in television announcing for newscasts, adlibbing, commercials, sports, weather and various other assignments.

 

TELEVISION 9

Introduction to TV Equipment Procedures

3 UNITS - (CSU)

A required basic course for all first semester TV majors.

Open to all students.

Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 1 hour.

The principles and operational techniques of basic television control room and studio equipment leading to first production of spots.  Fundamental physical properties of sound, light and electricity, TV control room procedure, directing, script writing, story boarding and other producing tools.

 

TELEVISION 25

Television and Film Dramatic Writing

3 UNITS - (RPT 1) (CSU)

Open to all students.

Lecture 1 hour. Discussion 2 hours.

Professional methods and techniques of television writing for drama or comedy on film and tape. Also deals with obtaining an agent and selling a script.

 

TELEVISION 46

Television Production

4 UNITS -  (CSU)

Prerequisite: Television 9 with a satisfactory grade.

Required of all Television majors.

Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 4 hours. Discussion 2 hours.

Directing, writing, performing; use of cameras, videotape recorders, switcher, character generator, lighting and audio equipment.

 

TELEVISION 48

Television Programming and Video Tape Production Workshop

3 UNITS -  (RPT 1) (CSU)

Prerequisite: Television 46 with a satisfactory grade.

Required of all Television majors.

Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours plus 1 lab hour by arrangement.

Advanced work in pre-producing, directing, producing, writing, operating remote equipment, and special effects.

 

TELEVISION 49

TV Production Workshop

3 UNITS - (RPT 1) (A)

Prerequisites: Television 46 with a satisfactory grade.

Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours.

Training in the technical aspects of television production, including lighting, camera, videotape and character generator. No script writing or producing, this class is for technical crew only.

 

TELEVISION 55

Digital Video Production Workshop I

3 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite: Cinema 1, 2, and Television 4, 9.

Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 4 hours.

Intermediate television students will produce short video projects using basic digital video cameras and editing systems.

 

TELEVISION 60

Non-linear Editing With Final Cut Pro

3 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite: Television 55 with a satisfactory grade.

Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours.

Advanced film students are introduced to Macintosh Final Cut Pro non-linear software and are given lectures on film-to video and other post-production  procedures.

 

TELEVISION 185 Directed Study — 1 UNIT   - (CSU)

TELEVISION 285 Directed Study — 2 UNITS - (CSU)

TELEVISION 385 Directed Study — 3 UNITS - (CSU)

Prerequisite: Television 9, 46 and 6 or 48 with satisfactory grades or better. Courses limited to advanced LACC Television Students. Courses offered on a Credit/No Credit basis.

Conference 1 hour per unit.

Allows students to pursue Directed Study on a contract basis under the direction of a supervising instructor. Refer to the “Directed Study” section of this catalog for additional information.

Credit Limit: A maximum of 3 units in Directed Study may be taken for credit.

 

TELEVISION 911 Cooperative Education— 1 UNIT - (RPT1)

TELEVISION 921 Cooperative Education— 2 UNITS

TELEVISION 931 Cooperative Education— 3 UNITS

Prerequisite: Television 46 with a satisfactory grade or better.

Students receive credit for approved internships with an employer in the field of Motion Picture Production, under the direction of the Cooperative Education director. The worksite must be approved by the Department Chair.

 

 

TELEVISION 911 Cooperative Education— 1 UNIT -

(RPT1)


 

 

RETURN TO TOP OF PAGE

 

 

 

C A T A L O G   I N D E XR E T U R N  T O  L A C C   H O M E   P A G E  |   C A T A L O G  /  C L A S S  S C H E D U L E

 

An Urban Oasis of Learning