Music Video Production

Massey University - Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Music Video Production

  • Host University

    Massey University - Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Music (BA), Music Technology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This paper introduces creative and technical knowledge and understanding of industry standard digital video production tools and environments for preproduction processes such as storyboarding and animatics, production processes such as camera, lighting and sound and post-production processes of editing for creation of music-based video. Students explore basic music video analysis and apply theoretical concepts to music video production.
    Learning outcomes
    Students who successfully complete this paper should be able to:
    Demonstrate basic competencies in digital production tools and technologies required to produce a music video.
    Apply basic theoretical techniques and concepts to the process of developing and producing music video.
    Demonstrate proficiency in/familiarity with and an understanding of the importance of preproduction processes and techniques.
    Exercise skills in managing workloads and meeting deadlines.
    Reflect and discuss own work and work of others in workgroups, discussions, critiques and presentations.

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