Telemedia (TELE)

TELE 100

FUNDAMENTALS OF FILM AND VIDEO CAMERAS AND RECORDERS

2 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $20

Lecture 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Fundamental knowledge to operate film and video cameras and associated recorders. Emphasis on equipment descriptions, operational procedures, and practical demonstrations to give the student sound basis for operation of the equipment. [D; CSU] (Same as: FTMA 101)

TELE 101

FUNDAMENTALS OF FILM AND VIDEO EDITING

2 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $20

Lecture 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Fundamental principles and mechanics of editing film and video with audio and graphics. Emphasis on practical application and operation of equipment. [D; CSU] (Same as: FTMA 100)

TELE 110

WRITING FOR FILM AND ELECTRONIC MEDIA

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ENGL 114 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College English Assessment, or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Theory and practice in writing for electronic and film media. Introduction to techniques of narrative and documentary writing and scripting. [D; CSU] (Same as: FTMA 105)

TELE 112

CULTURE AND THE MEDIA

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Survey of the development of electronic media with emphasis on the communicative, aesthetic, and technical history and the influence of media on society. [D; CSU; UC] (Same as: HUM 112;FTMA 162)

TELE 113

HISTORY OF FILM AS ART

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides a survey of cinema with an emphasis on the chronological development of styles and techniques in the medium. Focuses on aesthetic and historical influences on cinema as well as the effects of cinema on society. Discusses the impact of television on film and popular culture. [D; CSU; UC] (Same as: FTMA 161;ART 130)

TELE 114

CINEMA AS A FORM OF EXPRESSION AND COMMUNICATION

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduction to the appreciation of film as a medium of expression and communication. Selected domestic and foreign films (screen, video, television) will be viewed and analyzed for methods, techniques, and objectives creating the films' messages to increase cinematic literacy and understanding of this uniquely powerful, communication medium. [D; CSU; UC] (Same as: FTMA 160;COMM 185;SPCH 185)

TELE 115

ACTING FOR TELEVISION AND FILM

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: TA 110 or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides an overview of the techniques of acting on camera. Includes exercises in sense memory and effective memory, action, relaxation, and concentration. Emphasizes improvisational techniques, auditions, and scene performance. [D; CSU; UC] (Same as: FTMA 116;TA 115)

TELE 131

INTRODUCTION TO VIDEO AND FILM PRODUCTION

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Fee: $45

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 4 hours

Offered: ALL

Basic instruction in camera operation, editing, and sound production techniques. Introduction to significant examples of filmmaking and video as a creative stimulus and a basis for the development of critical judgment. [D; CSU; UC] (Same as: FTMA 102;ART 131)

TELE 132

INTERMEDIATE VIDEO AND FILM PRODUCTION

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Fee: $45

Prerequisite: TELE/ART 131 or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 4 hours

Offered: ALL

Use of film and videotape as a means of creative expression with emphasis on advanced photographic sound recording and editing techniques. Scriptwriting, directing, producing, and acting will be included. [D; CSU; UC] (Same as: FTMA 112;ART 132)

TELE 150

INTRODUCTION TO DESIGN AND PRODUCTION

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces theatre staging including: the fundamentals of set design and graphics; theory and practice of construction; painting; and scene shifting. Includes practical assignments in technical and managerial phases of college productions . [D; CSU; UC] (Same as: TA 150)

TELE 151

RECORDING TECHNIQUES

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces non-linear audio recording with an emphasis on current digital recording techniques, equipment, and practices. Focuses on the physics of sound propagation, psychoacoustics, microphones, mixers, signal processing and historical perspectives on analog audio recording, and multi-track recording and mixing. [D; CSU] (Same as: MUS 151;RA&T 120;FTMA 111)

TELE 163

VIDEO POST-PRODUCTION AND SPECIAL EFFECTS

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $20

Recommended Preparation: TELE/ART 131 or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 4 hours

Offered: ALL

Instruction about how minds process images is provided while using post-production software to enhance and complete videos for output to digital videotape or to DVDs and CD-ROMs. Correct video imperfections, add animated titles, create a soundtrack, learn keying techniques for multi-layered compositions, and more. [D; CSU] (Formerly: TELE 120)

TELE 180

INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONIC MEDIA

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Survey of the world of broadcasting including basic concepts of the nature of radio energy, broadcast channels, storage, distribution and delivery systems. Survey of the origins, growth, business practices, social control, and effects of broadcasting in the United States. Introduction to non-commercial and non- broadcast systems. [D; CSU] (Same as: SPCH 180;FTMA 163;COMM 180)

TELE 183

VIDEO STUDIO PRODUCTION

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $14

Recommended Preparation: TELE/ART 131 or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 4 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduction to video programming and production. Theory and practice of camera, lighting, audio, recording, editing and special effects techniques. Practical experience in the use of control room, studio, and auxiliary equipment in the production of programs. [D; CSU] (Formerly: TELE 123; Same as: FTMA 113)

TELE 208

SCRIPTWRITING FOR THE STAGE AND FILM

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides students the forum to create characters, dialogue, conflict, and plots for scripts. Covers formatting for the stage and for film. Includes script production. [D; CSU] (Formerly: TA 108; Same as: TA 109;FTMA 115)

TELE 233

FILM PRODUCTION

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $50

Recommended Preparation: TELE 131 or ART 131 or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 4 hours

Offered: ALL

Covers the techniques used in film, including pre-production, production, and post-production utilizing computer-based and nonlinear editing. [D; CSU] (Same as: FTMA 131)

TELE 234

DOCUMENTARY VIDEO PRODUCTION

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Fee: $45

Recommended Preparation: TELE/ART 131 or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Emphasis on the theory, history, technical, and aesthetic characteristics of nonfiction (documentary) field production. Content includes documentary pre-production (including research and writing), production, and post-production processes. [D; CSU]

TELE 242

TELEVISION AND FILM DIRECTING

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: TELE/ART 131 or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 4 hours

Offered: ALL

Development of directing skills in a full range of production types. Emphasis on writing, visualization, production techniques for film style, and multiple camera directing. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: TA 242)

TELE 290

PROFESSIONAL MEDIA WORK EXPERIENCE I

2-4 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Telemedia major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.

Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Telemedia major.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 15 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides students from any major with experience in the media industries. Applies principles and skills acquired in the major to job assignments. Includes weekly class activities, one unit credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work. The supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's performance. [D; CSU]

TELE 291

PROFESSIONAL MEDIA WORK EXPERIENCE II

2-4 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Telemedia major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.

Prerequisite: TELE 290 or equivalent.

Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Telemedia major.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 15 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides students from any major with experience in the media industries. Applies principles and skills acquired in the major to job assignments. Includes weekly class activities, one unit credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work. The supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's performance. [D; CSU]

TELE 292

PROFESSIONAL MEDIA WORK EXPERIENCE III

2-4 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Telemedia major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.

Prerequisite: TELE 291 or equivalent.

Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Telemedia major.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 15 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides students from any major with experience in the media industries. Applies principles and skills acquired in the major to job assignments. Includes weekly class activities, one unit credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work. The supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's performance. [D; CSU]

TELE 293

PROFESSIONAL MEDIA WORK EXPERIENCE IV

2-4 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Telemedia major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.

Prerequisite: TELE 292 or equivalent.

Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Telemedia major.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 15 hours

Offered: ALL

[ Students must. ] Provides students from any major with experience in the media industries. Applies principles and skills acquired in the major to job assignments. Includes weekly class activities, one unit credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work. The supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's performance. [D; CSU]

TELE 299

INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Limitation on Enrollment: Eligibility for independent study.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Individual study or research in some area of telemedia of particular interest to the student and not included in regular courses of the College. [D; CSU]