The purpose of this course is to allow the student to gain a general understanding of the terminology and components that they are likely to encounter whilst working in a video production environment, and to be able to setup, operate and complete the operation of a video system.
There are three strands within this course, each one focusing on the three main perspectives of a typical vision system. These strands include the Camera Operator, the Graphics Operator and the Vision Mix Operator.
In this course we will:
- Understand Video Terminology
- Identify different Video Connectors
- Identify different Video Transmission Technologies
- Identify different Video Resolutions and Aspect Ratios
- Identify Camera Operations and settings like Pan, Zoom, Focus, Iris, Shutter Speed and White Balance
- Identify Different Mix terms like Cut, Fade, PIP, SuperSource, Lower thirds, DSK, upstream key alpha key.
- Prepare Vision Switching Systems
- Identify components of a vision switching system and their purpose.
- Carry out pre-production checks to ensure the system is operational.
- Identify the primary functions of the video mixing system.
- Identify the functions of the video recording equipment.
- Collate and load vision media aligned to the run sheet.
- Operate Video Switching Systems
- Mix vision under direction in a live environment.
- Acknowledge and respond to show calls on comms.
- Direct Camera operators using effective communications techniques.
- Operate media presentation system in a live environment.
- Start and stop recording systems in a live environment.
- Manage routing of vision from multiple sources to multiple destinations.
- Complete Operation of Video Switching Systems
- Return media assets
- Transfer recordings to long term storage
- Shut down vision switching system
Understand Video Terminology
Prepare Vision Switching Systems