McComsey Career Development Center
Visual Arts : Film/Video

Processes, Techniques, Knowledge Areas

__Nonlinear editing
__Analog editing
__Documentary video techniques
__Audio recording
__Video processing
__Blue screen key
__Video mixing
__Digitizing audio
__Title generating
__Signal path
__Lighting

  • exposure concepts
  • theory
  • zone system basics
  • luminance range/characteristic curves
  • lighting interior/exterior
  • setup

__Storyboarding
__Directing
__Producing
__Editing
__Special effects
__Props/styling/wardrobe/hair/makeup
__Script writing

Materials, Equipment, Technology

__Computer software

  • Maya
  • After Effects
  • Strata
  • Animation Master
  • Macromedia Flash
  • Crater
  • Debabelizer
  • Wavefront Paint
  • Adobe Photoshop, Director, Premiere
  • AVID
  • Media 100
  • Sound Edit 16
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Amiga
  • IMovie
  • Shake
  • 3D Studio Max
  • Jitter
  • IDVD
  • DVD Studio Pro
  • QuickTime
  • Roxio Toast
  • Peak DV

__Digital video
__16mm film/cameras
__Sandine Image Processor
__Jones' Frame Buffer
__Palk's Wobbulator
__Process Amplifier
__Switcher Box
__Time Base Connector
__Wave Form Monitor
__Patch bay
__Amps
__Microphones
__16-track mixer
__Synthesizer
__Black & white/color format
__Digital camera, dv camera, mini dv camera