Television Production I

Course Overview

This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental techniques needed to produce great videos. You will be writing scripts, using video production equipment, and seamlessly editing your footage into a finished product to air on Middleborough Educational Television (MET).  Throughout the course, you will learn how to write a script, shot composition, and video editing techniques to make creative and original videos.  Additionally, students will be required to record multiple games and events that air on MET.

Video Projects

  • Demonstration Video
  • Public Service Announcement
  • Commercial
  • Contest Video

Television Production II

Course Overview

Television Production II focuses on scripting, shooting, and editing news for television. Students apply the techniques introduced in Television Production 1 to produce episodes of Middleborough Educational Television’s flagship show, MET News. Students research for a newsworthy story, script, videotape, and edit footage to create news stories and highlights that air on the show.  Students learn how to operate a video switcher, audio mixer, and cameras for studio production.  Students will be required to record multiple games and events that air on MET.

Video Projects

  • News Stories
  • Sport/Event Highlights
  • Studio Production
  • Contest Video

Television Production III

Course Overview

Television Production III students learn advanced skills in studio & field production to produce video content for MET.  Students will learn advanced strategies in studio production.  They are responsible for producing content at an accelerated pace, including creating a rundown, recording news stories, and editing full episodes of MET News.  They will be required to record multiple games and events that air on MET.

Video Projects

  • Studio Production
  • News Stories
  • Sport/Event Highlights
  • Contest Video

Television Production IV

Course Overview

Lights…Camera…Action! In this culminating experience, students in Television Production IV examine the techniques and principles to making short films and documentaries.  Through manual camera exposure, lens selection, camera angles, and lighting, students learn essential strategies for being a successful director.  Students will expand their understanding of storytelling by creating a three act screenplay for an original short film or documentary to enter into a video contest. Additionally, students will be required to record multiple games and events that air on MET.

Video Projects

  • Original Short Film
  • Sports/Event Highlight
  • Contest Video
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