Telecommunications | TV Studio Production
T356 | 6271-6272 | Krause, J

Description: T356 is a hands-on production course focusing on
television studio operations and production. Students will become
proficient operating the cameras, audio board, lighting equipment,
video switcher, character generator and other studio equipment.
Students will write scripts, interpret & block scenes and direct
individual and team projects. Lectures are spent reviewing material,
readings, assignments and projects. Labs focus on hands-on
production activities.

Grading: You grade will be based on your understanding of class
material and your competence with skills demonstrated in the studio.

There are short quizzes, a final exam, written critiques and hands-
on studio projects-, which altogether total 500 points. There are no
make-ups for missed quizzes & assignments. Assignments must be
turned in on time or not at all.

5     Pretest/Bios  (1st day of class no make-ups)

10    Studio 5 Camera Challenge (Rotation exercise). Execute a
series of timed shots and camera movements.

10     Critical viewing exercise

15     Studio 5 Directing Challenge (Direct an unscripted interview)

10     Cable winding, lighting & graphic practicum (Demonstrate
proper way to wind a mic cable and set a light on the lighting board)

15     Audio Challenge (Rotation exercise) - Mix talent, music & SFX.

15     Set, Lighting & Jib Exercise  Design & place lighting for a
talk show. (Small group exercise)

10     TV Graphics (Create promo graphic using Photoshop, then
import into the Chyron)

30     News/feature story (group rotation exercise).

10    Week 9 Performance Project (participation and 1-page critique)

40    PSA  With a partner, you'll produce an actual PSA for a real-
world client.

40    Demonstration Video (group project)

45     Dramatic scene (Small group production)

30     Remote / Site Survey / Budgeting Exercise (Plan & budget a TV

100  Quizzes 1-5 (20 points each)

50     Final Exam

45     Final Project (group project).

20     In-class participation & attitude

500 Total Points

To see which requirements, in the College of Arts and Sciences, this
course will fulfill consult the College Bulletin at  If you
have questions, or need additional help, see your academic advisor.