TV Directing I
Dr. George Vinovich, Professor of Television/Film
: Introduction to the basic equipment, theory and procedures used in directing television
and video production.
Students will become proficient in the fundamental operation of camera, VTR, CG, TCG,
Proc Amp, WFM/VEC, lighting, audio mixer, and nonlinear editing.
Each student shoots and edits a 3-4 minute
Concurrent enrollment in DMA 323 required.
Avid System Editing Manual
EFP System Manual
Sony Betacam SP Video Tapes
(Source Tapes for Project Shooting and Mastering)
(1) VHS T-120
(Window Dub tape for home EDL)
(1) Walkman Headphones with 1/8” Mini Plug
(For monitoring audio on location)
(1) Leather Work Gloves
(For handling Lighting Equipment on location)
(1) Floppy Disk
(For Backup Storage of Edit Decision List and Project Master Files)
The TV Production Team
-above-the-line and below-the-line production personnel and crew functions.
Video Technology -
NTSC scanning, sync, time code preset & jam sync, VTR’s, TBC’s, and tape formats.
calibration, attenuation, riding gain, panning, equalization, and mixing.
calibration using SMPTE Color Bars, Proc Amp, SEG, and WFM/VEC test instruments.
focus, zoom, exposure, shot composition, and basic camera movement such as pan/tilt.
cuts, wipes, dissolves, keys, downstream mixing, and blue screen special effects.