J283 Video Reporting and Storytelling (Section 2)

This spring semester class meets twice a week and is required course for all first-year students who will continue on to the Short Form Video or Documentary thesis concentrations. You can sign-up for either section 1 or section 2.

  • Meets Tuesdays in Rodriguez Room (127) from 9am–1pm
  • Meets Thursdays in Production Lab (101) from 10am–1pm

The course is structured around 2 simultaneous modules: Module 1: Technical sessions designed to promote advanced proficiency in several technical production skills critical to the process of video storytelling (editing, camera, sound, and lighting). Module 2: Hands-on experience pitching, reporting, field and show producing, writing and structuring news video pieces on deadline, culminating in a longer piece in the second half of the semester.



Time:  Tu 9-1pm; Thur 10am–1pm

Location:  127 North Gate (Rodriguez Room)

Class Number:  30111

Section:  002

Units:  5

Length:  15 weeks

Course Material Fee:  $200

Enroll Limit:  12

Restrictions & Prerequisites

Required for shortform and documentary first year students.