The Digital Media Studio, home of ETV News Daily, provides students with a state-of-the-art experience in the many different aspects of digital media and television production.
The studio is used to learn multi-camera production as well as film-style production.
At the center of the studio is a 100% digital HD control room.
6219A TELEVISION PRODUCTION (f) UC Approved
This course is designed to teach students the skills needed for producing studio multi-camera television shows. Students will learn about the entire television production process (both technical and professional), the three different phases of production (preproduction, production and post-production), and taking on different production elements including: creating a timeline, organizing and scheduling talent, and writing and developing segments. This class will also present the historical, programming, physical, legal, social and economic aspects of television production. The course will prepare students for college internships and careers in studio production. This class presents an outstanding opportunity for students to learn the craft of producing television features, stories, profiles and interviews outside the formal television studio setting. Students will learn the many exciting and rewarding aspects of television in front of and behind the camera. Length of Course: Year Open to Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
6252A SPORTS BROADCASTING & REMOTE EVENT PRODUCTION (f) UC Approval
Pending This exceptional class will provide students with a comprehensive platform to learn all aspects of television sports production, broadcasting and event production. Live multicamera sports coverage will be our focal point – all sports will be included. Students will learn the fundamentals of the broadcast sports production process. Opportunities for students will be presented both in front of and behind the camera and inside the production truck. Learn camera, directing, technical directing, audio, graphics, play by play announcing etc. All facets of remote sports production will be covered and learned. Students are required to attend a minimum of 6 after school events. Length of Course: Year Open to Grades: 10, 11, 12
6222A BROADCAST JOURNALISM (f) UC Approved
The objective of this class is to teach students the fundamentals of reporting from the perspective of an on camera talent presenter, analyst, correspondent or specialized reporter. Story-telling and coverage of stories in the film and entertainment field will be taught. Students will focus on aspects of current film (movie releases) and entertainment news involving television and internet broadcasting. This class will emulate network type nightly entertainment shows that focus on what’s happening in the entertainment world both nationally and global. An emphasis will be that of on air reporting. Those students who have good oral and written communication skills will excel in this class. Whether using the medium of TV, radio or internet, the requirements of “journalism” apply across the spectrum. Every day a journalist has to look for possible news or feature stories that might be of interest to the public – for our purpose it is the SM student body. How to approach a story as a true journalist – the art of storytelling by gathering the facts is what will be taught and practiced. Our goal is also to work with the school newspaper in bringing the industry and media gap between print and digital. This exciting class will have a rotation of “beats” that the students will focus on during the semester. Those “beats” will include news, hot topics, entertainment, sports, interest stories, clubs, campus ministry, student government etc. Students will seek out stories, conduct interviews, shoot video support (b-roll) to compile stories. Length of Course: Year Open to Grades: 10, 11, 12 Prerequisite: Completion of Television Production with a “C” or better.
6222C BROADCAST JOURNALISM HONORS
(EAGLE TV “LIVE” SHOW) (f) UC Approved
The Eagle TV daily morning show is the emphasis of this class. A selected number of students that must have at least oneyear of volunteer experience working on Eagle TV or have taken one-year of broadcast journalism or TV Production to be considered. Each student will be required to have knowledge and the ability to produce (all content) all aspects of the daily “live” Eagle TV show. This class prepares, through the daily activity of preparing a live show, all students with superior and advanced knowledge in all areas of television production and journalism. It will allow students an excellent foundation for a career in television production and broadcasting. The course will prepare students for college internships and careers in studio production. Length of Course: Year Open to Grades: 10, 11, 12 Prerequisite: Completion of Television Production or Broadcast Journalism. Students must submit a sample of their work and be interviewed by Director of Broadcast Journalism.