Video production

Students use Adobe Premiere Elements to create videos, with a focus on depicting the stories and events that take place in Galena schools. Students gain an understanding of video in a variety of settings, including depictions of local sports, theatrical productions, musical presentations, and school events. Available for college credit though the University of Alaska Fairbanks when the year-long section is offered.

Course goals and student learning outcomes

• Students will learn the basic workflow involved in creating a digital video.

• Students will learn how to plan a video shoot using storyboarding, scripts, and shot list.

• Students will learn basic fundamentals of shooting quality video and audio, zooming, panning, wide shots, tight shots, rule of thirds.

• Students will learn how to set up a digital video project correctly choosing the proper storage location and the appropriate video format.

• Students will learn how to upload video media directly from a camera or from a folder on a hard drive.

• Students will learn how to add, arrange, and delete video clips to create a storyline.

• Students will learn how to trim video clips and create freeze frame shots from clips.

• Students will learn how to apply and adjust video transitions.

• Students will learn how to apply and edit video effects.

• Students will learn how to create, add, edit and mix audio.

• Students will learn how to create, format, edit, and apply special effects to titles.

• Students will learn how to save video projects and publish them for sharing.