Mr. Chris Wade

Phone: 865-693-3511

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Mr. Chris Wade

Welcome to A/V Production!

Listen to the School Radio Station at the link below!!!

http://www.RetroRadioKCS.com

 

Below are brief descriptions of the 3 levels of A/V Production and a link to the complete syllabuses.

 

 

A/V Production 1 is a foundational course in the Arts, A/V Technology, & Communications cluster for students interested in A/V (audio/visual) production occupations. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be able to explain and complete the phases of the production process including pre-production, production, and post-production. Students will establish basic skills in operating cameras, basic audio equipment, and other production equipment. Standards in this course include career exploration, an overview of the history and evolution of A/V production, and legal issues affecting A/V production. In addition, students will begin compiling artifacts for inclusion in a portfolio, which they will carry with them throughout the full sequence of courses in this program of study. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects, Tennessee State Standards in Mathematics, Tennessee State Standards for Physical World Concepts, Physical Science, Physics, and Visual Art.

 A/V Production 1 Syllabus

 

Production II is the second course in the A/V Production program of study intended to prepare students for a careers in audio/visual production. Building on knowledge acquired. in A/V Production I, this course advances technical skill in utilizing industry equipment related to lighting and audio, and it places special emphasis on the research and technical writing involved in planning productions. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be able to plan, capture, and edit research-based productions of increasing complexity, individually and through collaboration in teams. In addition to more robust career preparation, standards in this course include an investigation of concerns affecting    A/V production businesses, such as ethical and legal issues, technology, funding, and the organization of professional roles in various industries. Students will continue compiling artifacts for inclusion in their portfolios, which they will carry with them throughout the full sequence of courses in this program of study. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects, Tennessee State Standards for Physical World Concepts, Physical Science, and Physics.*

A/V Production 2 Syllabus

 

A/V Production III is an applied-knowledge course intended to prepare students to pursue careers and postsecondary learning in audio/visual production. Students in this course will apply knowledge and skills from previous courses in the program of study to create productions both independently and in teams, with the option of participating in a work-based learning experience for additional credit. Students will use industry equipment and technology to complete all phases of the production process, including planning, coordinating, capturing, editing, and distributing productions. Standards in this course include policies and regulations, independent and collaborative productions, distribution of media, and the production of live events. Students will continue compiling artifacts for inclusion in their portfolios, which they will carry with them throughout the full sequence of courses in this program of study. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be prepared for a career in audio/visual production or to transition to a postsecondary program for further study. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects and Tennessee State Standards in Mathematics.*

A/V Production 3 Syllabus

 

Course Sequence:  A/V Prod I, A/V Prod II, A/V Prod III, Applied Arts Practicum

 

HELPFUL QUALITIES:

  • an ability to express their ideas clearly and logically
  • creativity and curiosity
  • good judgment and a strong sense of ethics in deciding what material to publish
  • an ability to work under pressure
  • an ability to ad-lib
  • a pleasant and well-controlled voice
  • good timing
  • good pronunciation and correct grammar usage
  • strong writing skills
  • good judgment and an ability to react quickly in an emergency
  • an ability to project their personality to audiences
  • dedication to providing accurate and impartial news
  • a nose for news
  • an ability to present facts and opinions objectively, clearly, and concisely
  • an ability to feel comfortable on camera

HIGH SCHOOL

Public Address Announcers ($18,132), Camera Operators ($44,228)

 

CERTIFICATE

Film/Video Technology, Film Crew Technology, Producing Video & Media Arts, Video Production, Film Certificate, Music Technology

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians ($35,341), Sound Engineering Technicians ($49,904)

ASSOCIATES

Media Technologies, Entertainment Media Production

Broadcast Technicians ($36,891)

BACHELORS

Video and Film Production, Film, Mass Communication/Media Studies, Communications, Journalism, Digital Media

Producers and Directors ($44,358), Editors ($45,242), Film and Video Editors ($46,280), Writers and Authors ($35,872), Radio and Television Announcer ($21,898-$100,000 +)