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Apply for Television Production

Due to studio size, equipment availability and transportation requirements, student enrollment in this course is limited.  Student selection will be based on citizenship, attendance, academic and extracurricular performance, teacher and guidance department recommendations, and the

student application form.  Download the application and teacher recommendation forms below.  The completed application and two teacher recommendations are due to guidance before March 1.

Television Production 1 Application

Teacher Recommendation Form


Television Production 1

Course Overview

This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental techniques needed to produce great videos. You will be writing scripts, using video production equipment, and seamlessly editing your footage into a finished product for MET.  Throughout the course, you will learn proper shot composition, pacing, and techniques to communicate your message effectively.

Video Projects

  • Demonstration Video
  • Public Service Announcement
  • Commercial
  • MOVE Contest Piece

Television Production 2

Course Overview

Television Production 2 is a course in scripting, shooting, and editing news for television. Students apply the techniques introduced in Television Production 1 to produce news-magazine studio show each term. Students are expected to find a newsworthy story, script, videotape, and edit footage into video news stories that air on the show.  Students learn advanced techniques in Adobe Premiere Pro non-linear editing software, and are introduced to visual effects software Adobe After Effects.

Video Projects

  • News Stories
  • Sport/Event Highlights
  • MOVE Contest Piece

Television Production 3

Course Overview

Television Production 3 students produce   several highlights and news stories per term at an accelerated pace.  Each story is shot and edited within a week to air on one of 12 episodes of “Listen Update” on MET.  Students use advanced skills in studio production, Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects to produce each episode of “Listen Update”.

Video Projects

  • 12 Episodes of Listen Update
  • News Stories
  • Sport/Event Highlights
  • MOVE Contest Piece

Television Production 4

Course Overview

Students in Television Production 4 examine the techniques and principles to making short films and documentaries.  With the emphasis on storytelling techniques and production, students will create a custom logo, a three act screenplay, and an original short film or documentary for the MOVE Contest.

Video Projects

  • Production Logo
  • 30-Second Film
  • Short Film
  • Sports/Event Highlight
  • MOVE Contest Piece


The Television Production courses offered by Middleborough High School
are aligned with the Massachusetts State Curriculum Frameworks and provide students with opportunities to demonstrate proficiency regarding the following school-wide learning expectations:

Clearly, fluently, and confidently presents ideas
Students must develop and extensively support main ideas in depth by use of effective details and/or vivid examples. The ideas presented should be in a logical sequence appropriate to the task at hand.  There is detailed attention paid to the successful execution of conventions to the specific discipline.

Acquire and assess information for a purpose
Students must consistently locate and acquire relevant information while assessing the effectiveness and applicability of the acquired information.

Create original products that demonstrate skills and knowledge
Students must apply skills in a unique and imaginative way to demonstrate extensive knowledge on a specific topic, while ethically utilizing resources.

 

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