PART-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS DIGAP-CT Digital A/V Production

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Overview


  • Certificate program
  • Available by classroom delivery, some courses available by distance delivery

Description
Discover the exciting world of digital audio-visual (AV) production. Take this program to gain or upgrade to professional-level media production skills, whether you’re a passionate hobbyist or seeking to work in the industry.

You will develop skills and be instructed in the key details of DV video camera operation, software tools, and non-linear editing for both digital audio and video.

Admission Requirements

Regular Admission Requirements

  1. Successful completion of Grade 12.

Special Admission Requirements
If you are 19 years of age or older on or before September 30 in your year of registration, have been out of high school for a minimum of one year, and you do not meet the regular admission requirements, you may apply under the special admission requirements.

Program Outline

You must successfully complete nine courses to earn a certificate.

Core Courses:

  • Digital AV Production - Introduction - C
  • Final Cut Pro - C
  • After Effects - C
  • Script Writing - C
  • AV Short Video Production - C

Electives Courses (choose four):

  • DMD portfolio preparation - C
  • Introduction to Podcasting and Audio Production - C
  • PhotoShop (Mac or PC) 1 - C/D
  • Premiere - C
  • Virtual Reality 360 Production - C
  • Web Site Development - Introduction - C/D

Note: You will require your own software for all distance-delivered graphic courses.

Legend:

  • C/D - Classroom or Distance Delivery 
  • C - Classroom Delivery
  • D - Distance Delivery

Courses and Descriptions

(Click the course name to view the description of the course)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
COMM-1229Scriptwriting
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Learn to write a short video script and prepare it for production. To allow learners time to draft a longform script, the course will be presented in two sections. By the end of the course, learners will be able to write for different mediums; develop characters and change as part of a story; write for documentaries and docu-dramas, and differentiate between entertainment and news writing; develop and adapt elements of good screenplay; examine the tools of the trade for screenwriters; exchange and develop longform screenplays; and script and scene screenplays.

COMP-1483PhotoShop (Mac or PC) 1
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Professional digital image editing and image manipulation at its finest.  Learn the comprehensive basic program functions of PhotoShop including the use of painting and editing tools, making selections, colour correcting images, working with channels, preparing images for print. Learn many of the shortcuts and tips used by more experienced PhotoShop users.

MUME-1004AV Short Video Production
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Produce a short video production in a hands-on environment. By the end of the course, learners will be able to differentiate among different mediums, and examine production techniques and styles; pitch a video project; breakdown a shooting script and plan a shooting schedule; create a working budget and source out equipment needs; work in a production environment with others; prepare short videos for editing; analyze and evaluate production plans and schedules; discuss the realities of production processes; and prepare a marketing proposal for a short video.

Prerequisites:
MUME-1012Digital AV Production - Intro
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This course will give you the knowledge and insight into video production. Learn to compose the perfect shot, with proper lighting and clear audio. This introductory course provides a hands-on learning environment that explores digital production from storyboarding to credits, and everything in-between.

MUME-1013After Effects
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This advanced course in After Effects software continues to develop industry skills in digital A/V production. Layout, design, video manipulation, 2D animation, and graphic design will be covered. At the completion of the course, learners will be able to design layout and colour schemes; keep on the latest trends; prepare a treatment; apply continuity; create graphic elements and animation; package media; apply stylistic overlays; and design and apply effects.

Prerequisites:
MUME-1031Introduction to Podcasting & Radio Production
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Podcasts are a powerful way to share your ideas and interests. They are also a direct connection to your listeners and your customers. If you can create interesting content, your audience will grow. This course is all about planning, producing, publishing and promoting your podcast. The course is focused on audio podcasts, but we will touch on video podcasts as well. You don't need expensive equipment to broadcast to the world -- but you do need a plan to keep the world listening.

MUME-1035Premiere
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Premiere software application, part of the Adobe Creative Suite, will help bridge your creative ideas from Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects into Digital Video.  In this technical course, you will learn the basics of the user interface and tools to help edit and finish short- to long-form programs using multi-format media from DSLR to Digital Cinema Cameras.

 

 

MUME-1048Virtual Reality 360 Production
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Develop the knowledge and skills required to create your own live action immersive experiences. This course is designed to offer you a technical, immersive, and hands-on approach to learning Virtual Reality (VR) 360 video production. The course covers pre-production planning, shooting, editing, working with spatial ambisonic sound, and delivery to online platforms. Virtual reality and 360 filmmaking is rapidly becoming a fundamentals part of Film, TV and Advertising Industries.

Students require a VR headset.

Prerequisites:
MUME-1054Final Cut Pro
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You will creatively design elements for video in news medium and production medium (commercials, long form editing), and transfer media to different audio and visual digital formats using Final Cut Pro software. At the completion of the course, you will be able to develop a style/look; describe footage; edit A/V; create a final production; acquire music/sound effects; transfer media; identify digital/analog; decide when to use different formats; adjust technical A/V levels; sequence and pace shots; and digitize footage.

Prerequisites:
MUME-1224DMD Portfolio Preparation
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Learn how to properly prepare a professional art portfolio for the Digital Media Design program. Knowledge, understanding, and insight of the two-year RRC full-time program will be discussed.

 

MUME-1633Web Site Development - Intro
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Explore the fundamentals of web site development, the origins of the Internet, the latest web technologies, communication theory, hypertext markup language (HTML) and project management. Apply the theory and concepts as you learn to build a personal web site proposal in a team environment.

WRKS-9130Podcasting Boot Camp
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Hello! The information in this article pertains to events in the past. Please visit the Youth Camps page for the latest details.

Beginning September 1, 2018: students enrolling in Online Education courses will be required to purchase textbooks and materials at participating Campus stores or online. To review booklists and purchase textbooks, please visit bookstore.rrc.ca.

Student booklists will be available approximately 3 weeks prior to scheduled course start dates. Please ensure materials are purchased in advance, to be available for the start date.


Click the "More Info" link beside the course's name to view the description of the course.

Course Dates and Fees

2020 Fall Term - Distance Education
COMP-1483 PhotoShop (Mac or PC) 1more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21E. Von Santiago205734$489
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21E. Von Santiago205736$489
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
E. Von Santiago
Section
205734
Cost
$489
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
E. Von Santiago
Section
205736
Cost
$489
MUME-1633 Web Site Development - Intromore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21D. Johnson205766$459
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21D. Johnson205767$459
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
D. Johnson
Section
205766
Cost
$459
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
D. Johnson
Section
205767
Cost
$459

2021 Winter Term - Distance Education
COMP-1483 PhotoShop (Mac or PC) 1more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21TBA207061$489
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21TBA207062$489
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21TBA207063$489
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
207061
Cost
$489
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
207062
Cost
$489
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
207063
Cost
$489
MUME-1633 Web Site Development - Intromore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21TBA207083$459
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21TBA207084$459
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21TBA207085$459
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
207083
Cost
$459
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
207084
Cost
$459
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
207085
Cost
$459

Computer/Laptop Requirements

Online learning is a critical component of course delivery in all Red River College programs. To ensure each student has the tools they need to achieve their academic goals, all Red River College students require, at minimum:

1.  Off-campus access to a current computer with a webcam

2.  A high speed internet connection

• Recommended minimum speed: 10 mbps for download, 3 mbps for upload
• Slower internet connection speeds may result in audio and video issues. Please keep in mind that if others in your home are using the same internet connection at the same time as you are, you may also experience audio and video issues.
• Please refer to https://www.rrc.ca/studentcomputing for further information on Computer Requirements for Students.


Please note that any anticipated costs are not included in Books and Supplies estimates.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing the program, you should be able to:

  • Plan and prepare for audio-visual (AV) productions
  • Produce short AV projects using digital equipment
  • Edit AV projects with computer software
  • Contrast and transfer media formats
  • Market and promote AV projects
  • Control AV productions
  • Operate computers to manage AV production files
  • Communicate with co-workers, clients and consumers in the AV industry
  • Demonstrate personal attributes needed to succeed in the AV industry

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which documents and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information, please visit www.rrc.ca/rpl.

Graduate Employment Report

Red River College surveys its graduates on an annual basis to collect data related to the graduates’ employment status, salary, occupation and skill use. In addition, graduates are asked to indicate their level of satisfaction regarding the education they received at Red River College.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/graduate-satisfaction for graduate satisfaction and employment reports.

Graduation Requirements

You must complete your part-time program within four years from the start of the first course in the program, unless otherwise stated in the program outline.

A program GPA of 2.0 (60%) is required to graduate.

You will not be granted more than 75% of your credit requirements for graduation through transfer of credit.

When you have successfully completed all the required courses in this program, be sure to apply for your certificate. For complete details on applying to graduate and convocation, see rrc.ca/convocation.

Questions about graduation? Please call 204-694-1789 or 1-866-242-7073 for assistance.

Graduation with Honours
If you obtain a grade point average (GPA) of 3.8 or better for the program, you will graduate with honours. If you fail any course in the program, you will not be eligible for this honours designation.

Employment Potential

Graduates of the program will be eligible for employment as a digital media designer within advertising agencies, broadcasting companies or other organizations.

Contact Information

For more information, contact:

School of Continuing Education
E113 - 2055 Notre Dame Ave
Winnipeg, MB   R3H 0J9
Phone: 204-694-1789 or 1-866-242-7073
Fax: 204-633-6489
Email: cde@rrc.ca

How to Register

For information on how to register for courses in this program, follow the link below.

www.rrc.ca/part-time/registration/

Student Evaluation of Program

Every year Red River College surveys students, in all full-time programs, to learn more about their college experience. The questionnaire includes questions about students’ experiences with College programs, facilities, and services offered.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/student-evaluation-of-program for student evaluation of program reports.

College Support Services

Red River College is committed to student success and provides valuable support services to assist in helping students make the most of their time at RRC.

Visit www.rrc.ca/supports for more information.

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