The TV Production arts program is available to all students interested in the video production industries. The two available tracks cover production for TV and broadcasting as well as for social media and short film. Within each track, the courses build on one another and must be taken in order. As they progress through their chosen track, each student will gain experience with digital equipment and the production software, with certification offered in Adobe Premiere.

TV Production: Broadcasting Track

TV Production 1 (8772100)

This class will serve as an introduction to basic tv production and film elements with an emphasis on studio production in the news industry.  Students will learn the basics of script writing, lighting, camera operation, film production planning, audio engineering and execution of the planned film.  Students will focus on using Abode PremierePro and Adobe Audition.

TV Production 2 (8772120)

This class will expand upon the knowledge that was acquired in TV Production 1. This class will be an intensive studio production experience with elements of film projects included to increase students' editing knowledge. Students will gain additional experience working with studio equipment and learn advanced techniques to spice up the newscast. Towards the end of the year, students will begin to focus on live news broadcasting productions.

Teacher recommendation is required.

TV Production 3 (8772130)

This class will expand upon the knowledge that was acquired in TV Production 2. The primary focus will be on the production of the Knightly News daily broadcast. Students will receive experience in having to meet deadlines of the news show and apply more advanced techniques of camera shooting, script writing, non-linear editing and using Adobe AfterEffects. Students must also create content and graphics for the broadcast.

Teacher recommendation is required.

TV Production 4 (8772140)/TV Production 5 (8772150)

These classes will also focus primarily on the production of the news show - WKNS NEWS. Students will compile a video résumé consisting of their best work. Using all studio elements, students will produce pieces that will serve as examples of their skills and abilities. The students must master and be able to teach the basic production skills to lower level students. Students in this course will serve as leaders and mentors to the up and coming broadcasting students.

Teacher recommendation is required.

TV Production: Internet and Film Track

TV Production 6 (8772160)

Do you dream of being a YOUTUBER? Then this class is for you. This class is for students with an interest in creating videos for YouTube and other social media sites. Students will collaborate in creating and maintaining YouTube channels with original work. Students will get hands-on experience in editing videos in Adobe Premiere Pro. 

Teacher recommendation is required.

TV Production 7 (8772170)

This course is a continuation of TV Production 6 with a focus on making promotional videos that highlight our school and community. Students will also continue to maintain a youtube channel along with creating original works that focus on the relevant issues in our community.

Teacher recommendation is required.

TV Production 8 (8772180)

Are you an aspiring filmmaker? Do you enjoy watching documentaries that expose the issues teens are facing today? This course is for the students who want to create documentaries and short films. Students are instructed on the three stages of project creation and will learn various cinematography techniques. Each student will create multiple pieces with at least one original work to be entered into a local film festival.  

Teacher recommendation is required.

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