Special Topics in Contemporary Music 1

Course Code: MEL 3058

Academic Year: 2023-2024

This course introduces musicians to various tools and techniques pertaining to the fundamentals of video production. Students are introduced to contemporary methods of video capture, post-production and delivery using current hardware and software with a particular emphasis on Final Cut Pro X as a non-linear editing system. Students are introduced to both practical and theoretical topics such as basic camera operation, lighting, composition, aspect ratio, frame rate, resolution, video codecs and critical evaluation of filmmaking techniques.