J285 Shortform Video Reporting

The course is a two-semester, second-year production seminar in which students develop, produce and direct work that comprises their Master’s Projects in TV reporting or video storytelling. The primary emphasis is on production of rigorously reported stories of high editorial and technical quality, intended for multi-platform distribution. Students hone their visual storytelling skills by crafting and critiquing pitches, scripts and rough cuts and workshopping production and story problems.



Time:  Tu 10:00 - 1:00


Class Number:  29785; fieldwork section 29791

Section:  001

Units:  4

Length:  15 weeks

Course Material Fee:  $200

Enroll Limit:  12

Restrictions & Prerequisites

J-School students only.

Successful completion of J282 and J283, proficiency in AVID editing and SONY DV cam, and permission of instructors.

Class enrollment will be by waitlist only, priority will be given to students who selected TV/Doc as their first course preference.