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Video Production 6th–8th Beginning  (0105)    - SITE ADOPTED COURSE -


Approved Site(s):
 Approved for Creative, Performing, and Media Arts Middle School (CPMA) and the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA). Other schools may not offer this course without prior approval from the Interdivisional Curriculum Committee.

Grade Range:
 6–8
 Prerequisites:
 None
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Course Description:
 This is the first course in a sequential series of courses in video production for the middle-school level. The purpose of this course is to expose students to the art of filmmaking and prepare those who are interested in the subject to continue in the intermediate-level course. Students in this course are introduced to the vocabulary and techniques of the medium and the technological tools it employs. They learn how to shoot basic video, insert music, and use beginning video-editing software to create artistic projects.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Each site selects its own resources from available instructional media.