Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 25, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

FMA 139 - Fundamentals of Video Editing

Description: Basic techniques of capturing, editing, and distributing video content. Hands-on application of techniques for digital video, editing vocabulary, and sharing digital video. This course is cross-listed with ART 139 

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 3

Course Content:
  1. Digital cameras and media
  2. Aesthetic and technical digital media vocabulary
  3. Computer video systems
  4. Computer editing software
  5. Computer audio software
  6. Video graphics and filters
  7. Media distribution
  8. Video examples
  9. Formal elements and principles of design
  10. Historical and contemporary art examples
  11. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Operate cameras, capture, and organize digital media. (1,3,4)
  2. Analyze videos and express informed opinion about technical and aesthetic properties using basic vocabulary of motion media. (2,8)
  3. Use audio software to accompany video. (5,8)
  4. Develop and create videos. (1,3,4,8)
  5. Identify components of computer video editing systems. (4-6,8)
  6. Distribute media. (7)
  7. Choose graphic elements and video filters to stabilize and visually support video. (6)
  8. Compare and contrast types and quality of video content. (2,8)
  9. Identify, analyze, and utilize the formal elements and principles of design. (9,11)
  10. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts. (8,10)
  11. Use media-specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art. (2, 11)

Required Assessment:
  1. Develop and edit at least one video.
  2. Critique and evaluation of art and artifacts.