VID 270: Documentary Video Production I

In this course students will write, produce, direct and edit at least two non-fictional videos. Students will be instructed on methods and hands-on skills to construct a non-fictional story. This includes formulating a story with an angle, structure, content and style. Interviewing and researching methods are demonstrated through hands-on exercises. Students view/critique various contemporary documentaries as they relate them to their own projects. The title of this course was previously Documentary and Reality Videos.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; VID 125 may enroll concurrently

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

offered in the daytime   offered in the daytime

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

offered in the daytime   offered in the daytime

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/30/23

Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 30
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 30
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 60

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