Saturday – November 18, 2017

TV/Video Field Production Assistant (2017-2018)

Technical Diploma
School of Media and Creative Arts / Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Career Cluster

Downtown Milwaukee Campus
Program Code: 31-701-1

For Information: 414-297-6433
Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 414-297-MATC


Overview — Gain skills in the basics of field-based production, location lighting, high-definition field camera operation, and principles of non-linear editing and multiformat content distribution. Courses are taught in the Milwaukee PBS studios for real-world experience.

This program prepares students for on-location, video production entry-level positions. With more companies and other organizations using video for web, social media and in-house communications, professionals skilled in field-content production are relied upon to deliver this content from a wide range of locations.


Career Pathway — After earning this technical diploma, your credits can be applied toward completing the eProduction associate degree program. Contact an MATC advisor for information.


Career Outlook — With video so pervasive in our society, individuals well versed in TV and video field production are in demand to help capture and deliver stories to the audience. This program prepares the student to assist in that environment and provide production expertise during on-location program content creation and acquisition.

View gainful employment data about this program

 

Program Learning Outcomes — Employers will expect program graduates to:

  • Be technically and artistically prepared for entry-level employment in the television and video production industry
  • Know the operations of field television cameras and web-streaming equipment
  • Utilize computers, non-linear editors, professional graphics and animation software
  • Have skills in file-based content organization and workflow
  • Integrate digital and high-definition standards in production
  • Have skills in lighting and staging
  • Demonstrate core abilities (critical thinking, communication, work habits, using technology)

Admission Requirements — The following are required for admission to the program
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement assessment

 

Possible Careers

Field Teleprompter
  Operator
 Field Camera Operator/
    Assistant
 Production Assistant
Grip  Gaffer  Data Wrangler


Related Programs
Television and Video Production
TV/Video Studio Production Assistant
Animation
eProduction

 

Start Dates: August/January

Curriculum effective 2017-18. 

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements. 
( ) = Semester Order for Full-Time Students.

SIXTEEN-WEEK TERMS 

Credits

     
 

TV-101

TV/Video Studio Production Techniques

4

   
 

TV-181

Video in Society ‡

1

   
 

EPROD-150

Introduction to eProduction

3

   
 

ENG-151

Communication Skills 1 ‡

3

   
    (or) ENG-201 English 1 ‡  
 
 
 

TV-112

Storytelling Via Post-Production ‡

3

   
 

TV-105

TV/Video Field Production Techniques ‡

4

   
 

TV-142

Non-Linear Video Editing and Authoring ‡

3

   
 

EPROD-151

Data Content Management and Implementation

3

   
 

EPROD-153

eProduction Practicum 1

3

   
 

CAS-127

Creative Industry Business Practices

3

   
 


TOTAL CREDITS: 30


‡ Prerequisite required.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.


For class times and locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.
 

Page updated March 2017.