Teaching Program

Video Productions I 
The first year of Video Productions will introduce students to the history and future of video productions. Students will learn basic information technology skills as well as basic video and audio production techniques. VP I students will gain an overall understanding of the role of television and media in our culture and participate in the creation of various productions, including commercials and animations. Students will also gain an appreciation of art and an understanding of the use of art in technology.
Video Productions II
This program offers more hands-on experience with professional television equipment and production techniques, as well as state-of-the-art computer based video editing software. Students will gain more advanced skills as they operate studio cameras, sound, and lighting equipment. Various productions include documentaries, short films, music videos, sporting events and special programming generated by Hoover High School, the North Canton City School District and the Community which is then broadcast on the Community’s Educational Access cable channel, CH.11.

Video Productions III
The third year of Video Production offers students the opportunity to become more specialized in television production and post-production. Students learn and apply advanced applications of videography, editing, lighting techniques, as well as computer animations, graphic rendering and special television effects in a variety of class and personal projects. Students must show a strong interest and aptitude for video production and demonstrate maturity with the ability to work outside of the lab/class and instructor in order to sign up for the class.
HVTV News Production
Students will learn to work as a team to produce the morning news show and other programming. How to dress for and speak on camera, how to write for news segments, and how to produce basic stories through the generation of weekly voice-overs will also be taught. Students will be required to participate in all aspects of production, both on-camera and as part of the reporting team. This is a fast-paced course that allows students to create something original every day.

Broadcast Journalism
Students taking this course will learn to write for the eye and ear, to develop successful techniques for conducting interviews on camera, and to produce complete video packages. Potential careers in broadcast journalism will also be covered. Students will be required to participate in all aspects of production, both on-camera and as part of the reporting and editing team, including reporting on events in the community and the district, like new businesses, local events, including sporting events, and community groups.

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