• Program: Interactive Design Video Production
  • Course: Introduction to Video Production
  • Course #: MMVP1600
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

In this course the student will develop skills and proficiency in the operation of video production equipment. Camera operation, lighting, basic audio and recording equipment are covered. Students will work as a member of a crew.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Identify video production styles and values
Identify video formats
Identify proper tape handling and storage procedures
Identify video signal(s) characteristics
Connect video record and playback systems
Set up a video monitor
Set up video camera
Compare camera specifications
Demonstrate all camera video controls
Demonstrate all camera audio controls
Demonstrate camera framing
Demonstrate the use of a video switcher
Identify supplemental lighting needs
Set up three-point lighting
Control lighting in various areas
Follow safe electrical standards
Perform lamp replacement

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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