Film Editing and Production

Course No: 9430
Subject: College Preparatory Electives
Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
Course Length: Year
Course Type: Elective
UC/CSU Subject Approval: G
Prerequisite: None
Criteria for Enrollment: Strong interest in video production, filming, editing, and post-production work. Admission is made after application in spring, and enrollment is via roster submitted by instructor. Students should not list this course on their Schedule Request Forms.

During this 8th period course, students will serve as producers, directors, crew, and editors for the school’s video announcements, SITV, which is published weekly.  Students will be involved in all areas of production, including creating the master edits, generating features, supporting crews of students working on projects and video editing.  In the process of generating content, students will learn to use specialized software for video editing, color correction, and motion graphics.  This course is designed for students who are interested in refining their video production skills, as well as exploring careers in film, video production, and computer graphics.

This course is offered outside of the 9:00 am – 2:45 pm school day, 8th period ONLY: This class meets weekly to plan and produce a school announcements episode. Students will meet once a week for approximately 3 hours.