Videography, Lighting, and Sound Techniques

Media has changed and so have the tools and techniques of the trade. This project-based, experiential, synchronous learning course examines the history, theory, and practice of videography, lighting, and sound for 21st-century formats. Students will practice framing and composition, picture enhancement, coverage, shot, lighting, and sound technique, and learn how to bring ideation to life and capture the spectacular. This course differs from a traditional film school course in cinematography in that instead of using a very expensive camera, it will utilize the students’ smartphones as the camera.

The purchase of outside materials and texts is required.

  • Lavalier IS mic (Bluetooth enabled) is required (~$30)
  • (optional) Boom mic
  • Accreditation: ECTS Accredited (EQF5)
  • Total workload: 150 hours
  • Requires extra purchases (outside texts, etc.): Yes, purchases required
  • ID verification: Required
  • Admission requirements: Application required
  • Minimum education requirement for students: High School