DMA 255 Video Production I • 5 Cr.


Continues DMA 108 in a field setting, including intermediate and advanced shooting and editing techniques. Students practice field lighting and audio, production budgeting and planning, script writing, and storyboarding. Student production teams create professional-quality video productions. Prerequisite: DMA 108 at BC with a C- or better, or instructor permission.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Describe and demonstrate the preproduction steps necessary for planning a video project.
  • Explain and use the rule of thirds when composing shots.
  • Plan for and successfully shoot video scenes using a shot list.
  • Shoot and analyze b-roll to identify shots with the best composition and unwanted ambient light and sound.
  • Create a promotional video using b-roll and audio voice-overs.
  • Plan, shoot and edit a video that illustrates steps in a process.