This 4-week video production course focuses on DSLR cameras and video editing in Final Cut X for storytelling. This course will help you create better videos and also make you eligible for paid video shoots with Mic Solo Studios.

Date(s): Every Thursday from November 21st- December 19th ( excluding Thanksgiving)

Time: 4pm – 6pm

Location: 101 N Stone Ave (Joel D Valdez Library) in the Santa Rita Room

Instructor: Michael JonesĀ 


Course Outline:


Week 1: The Video Production Process

We’ll overview pre-production, production, and post-production, camera operation, lighting, equipment, editing software, and some video language by making your own about me video similar to this: Still Beautiful.


Week 2: Pre-Production

You will learn how to create a screenplay, storyboard, and shot list. This includes developing a plan for music videos, and documentaries. We’ll also go over some legal things like talent releases, and property releases that protect you as a videographer or filmmaker.

Week 3: Production

You will learn lighting techniques, production equipment, camera techniques, best camera settings, different recording formats, how to capture crystal clear audio, and some directing tips.

Week 4: Post-Production

You will learn video editing, multi-cam editing, how to sync audio, color correct, color grade, and export video to different platforms like Vimeo, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and DVD.