Enroll in Audio Video Production 3 with Dolphin STEM Academy
This one-semester course is intended as a practical, hands-on guide to help you learn the
advanced techniques used at different stages of audio-video production required during your
college education and when pursuing a career. This course has 11 lessons organized into three
units, plus three Unit Activities. Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities.
This course will cover various advanced preproduction, production, and postproduction
techniques. It explores the different activities performed during each stage. It also covers
advanced lighting and editing techniques, and it discusses equipment management, set design,
and audio mixing techniques.
Your teacher will grade your work on the Unit Activities, and you will grade your work on the
Lesson Activities by comparing them with the given sample responses. The Unit Activities
(submitted to the teacher) and the Lesson Activities (self-checked) are the major components of
this course. There are other assessment components, namely the mastery test questions that
feature along with the lesson; the pre- and post-test questions that come at the beginning and
end of the unit respectively, and an end-of-semester test. All of these tests are a combination of
simple multiple-choice questions and technology enhanced (TE) questions.
By the end of this course, you will be able to do the following:
Analyze and manage various preproduction activities.
Describe how to develop a treatment note and scripts for different purposes, such as
informational, persuasive, instructional, and entertainment.
Describe how to design a set.
Describe the various activities performed during the planning and implementation phases of a production.
Describe the various responsibilities of a director.
Describe the process of shooting a video in studios and on location, identify various types of
shots and shot variations, and explain how to maintain a field log.
Describe the safe handling and maintenance of audio-video equipment and identify factors
that influence trends in the audio-video industry.
Describe various lighting fixtures and explain how to control light and direct it.
Describe the process of composing and shooting motion shots and maintaining screen continuity.
Describe audio mixing and the process of organizing and editing video resources and
creating an edit master.
Describe audio mixing and the process of adding additional audio sources and effects using
audio generation and playback devices.