MEDIA PRODUCTION: INTRODUCTION TO
TELEVISION AND AUDIO PRODUCTION
Course ID: 101673
Open to grades: 9‐12
UC a‐g: None
Prerequisites: Basic computer skills or
This is the Media Program of Study course 1 of 3 and part of the Media Communications IBCC (IB Career Certificate). Beginning Media is the entry‐level course in which students learn to use video cameras, edit video on the Adobe CS5 Suite software utilizing the Adobe curriculum framework. Students learn to communicate effectively by writing scripts, planning productions, and editing a variety of products. Technically, students learn how to operate video and audio equipment, including cameras, various types of microphones, mixers, sound processors, and computer applications. This course also introduces students to studio production in the GBHS TV and Sound Studio. May be repeated for credit. There are personal materials costs including SD cards and USB Drives. The instructor will give you specific information within the first week of the course. This course is the prerequisite for IB Film. Students may petition to skip Beginning Media and take IB Film by providing preexisting evidence of course knowledge. Please email Mr. Weidkamp at email@example.com to arrange the petition. More information can be found at www.GraniteBayMedia.org.
IB FILM SL (1 year: Program of Study / IB Career Certificate)
Course ID: (SL‐1: Fall Term) 163454
(SL‐2: Spring Term) 162464
Course ID: 163472
IB Film HL‐1 (2 Years: IB Diploma Candidates)
Course ID: 163472
Open to grades: *10, 11‐12
UC a‐g: F
Prerequisites: Beginning Media or Instructor approval for IB Film SL or open to all IB Diploma Candidates.
This is the Media Program of Study course 2 of 3 and part of the Media Communications IBCC (IB Career Certificate). To receive IB Diploma or IBCC credit the course must be taken in the Junior or Senior year. This International Baccalaureate Group 6 Film course will enable students to explore film history, theory and genre in a variety of cultures in order to achieve an international understanding within the world of film and TV. Students will learn and apply film terms, analyze sequences and whole films, write screenplays, and produce trailers and short films. Students will work with and master high level production equipment. As the course encapsulates all aspects of a Bachelor of Arts program in film studies, this is an excellent choice for a student interested in communications, media and TV studies, and film studies. The major activities will include creating a documentary script, giving a presentation about a film history or film theory topic, and making a short film. There are personal materials costs including SD cards and USB Drives. This course does not include external IB examinations in May. IB Diploma candidates may select IB Film HL as an alternate to the 2nd science course. IB Career Certificate candidates focusing on the Communications: Media Program of Study would select IB Film SL‐ 1 and SL‐ 2 in their Junior year as one of the two required IB courses. *Sophomores may take IB SL‐ 1 and 2 with petition. Please email Mr. Weidkamp at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange the petition. More information can be found at www.GraniteBayMedia.org.
ADVANCED MEDIA PRODUCTION: TELEVISION
AND SOUND STUDIO PRODUCTION
Course ID: 102683
Open to grades: 9‐12
UC a‐g: None
Prerequisites: IB Film and Instructor approval.
This is the Media Program of Study course 3 of 3 and part of the Media Communications IBCC (IB Career Certificate). Students must go through an interview process in the spring after course selection that includes faculty screening and formal interviews. Students must sign a Code of Conduct agreement to remain in the course. Students will apply the skills learned in IB Film to write scripts, film, produce, and edit to the production of projects, programs, and broadcasts in the GBHS Studio. Students choose an area of video production to focus to build their personal video reels. Students will learn to work in production teams as Directors, Producers, on‐air Talent, Audio Engineers, Switchers, Graphics Technicians, etc., as they produce programs the school video bulletin, the GraniteBayToday.org online TV website, live online sports productions, and a wide range of outside of the classroom professional opportunities and internships in the field of video production. Students will focus on becoming an Adobe Certified Associated in Adobe Premiere Pro by taking an exam. The class will also participate in the STN (Student Television Network) annual convention and competitions. There are personal materials costs including SD cards and USB Drives. Extra outside class time will be needed to complete projects. Students are encouraged to take this course multiple times. Seniors may petition to take Advanced Media by providing preexisting evidence of course knowledge. Please email Mr. Weidkamp at email@example.com to arrange the petition. More information can be found at www.GraniteBayMedia.org.