A/V Technology and Film Careers
- This course discusses careers in audio/visual (AV) technology and film, and provides students with background about the required skills, education, equipment, and technology in this industry. Students will understand the collaborative team effort of many different professionals who make films, videos, audio, and TV programming.
- The course begins with an introduction to the history and development of AV technology and film, with subsequent units focusing on specific sectors of the industry and the stages for producing film and media. The concluding unit focuses on the finishing stages for exhibition, distribution, and reaching a market. In addition, the course will provide information about many different careers that are available to students who are interested in AV technology and film.
- The History and Practices of A/V Technology and Film
- Basic Techniques for Synchronizing Audio and Video
- Equipment and Tools in A/V Technology and Film
- Pre-Production Planning and A/V & Film Technical Support
- Applying Equipment and Technology in the Production Stage
- The Post-Production Phase of A/V Technology and Film
For topics in this course, it is helpful to students to be familiar with general concepts about the entertainment, broadcast, and information technology industries, as well as the basic-skills for conducting research on websites.
If students are not familiar with these topics, it is important for them to familiarize themselves with online resources for audio, film, and technology concepts by visiting such sites as aes.org, or aicp.com. These websites will provide an introduction to audio production and filmmaking.