Video Production 1-2: Beginning Course credit earned: CTE or Elective (1.0) May be taken only once for credit. No Prerequisite Grades 9-12 This class is for students who want to learn the different skills required in the making of videos and want to pursue video production as a professional career. We will explore storyboarding, cinematography, video editing, and sound. We will study and discover the characteristics of storytelling as it relates to filmmaking. Projects will be highly dependent on group work; success will depend on daily participation.
Video Production 3-4: Intermediate: Course credit earned: CTE or Elective (1.0) May be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: Video Production 1-2 Grades 10-12 This course is a continuation of Beginning Video Production. Students will have more opportunities to plan and direct creative films and continue to work collaboratively with each other. Students are expected to produce video at a higher quality and are evaluated on technical proficiency as well as visual and artistic style. Success in this course will depend on the student’s ability to work as a team player and meet deadlines. Students will continue to develop their skills in editing and production. Students will further explore sound editing and design. We will analyze and critique films as well as each other’s work.
Directing: Course credit earned: CTE or Elective (1.0) May be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: Video Production 3-4 or Video Production Internship Grades 11-12 This class is for students who want to learn the different skills required in the making of films and who want to pursue the role of directing as a professional career. Students will explore the filmmaking process through working with community members to gather stories for documentaries as well as with their peers in the Advanced Acting class to create narratives. As the capstone for Franklin High School’s Video production department students will complete one film each semester, one documentary, and one narrative. Professionalism as well as time management is key to success in this class.
Video Production Internship: Course credit earned: CTE or Elective (1.0) May be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: Video 3-4 or Directing Grades 11- 12 This course focuses on preparing students for a career in video production. Students are expected to communicate with peers, staff and members of the community in a professional manner. Every video created for this course should reflect the student’s professional ability in video production. Students will create a website and develop a digital portfolio of their work.