The Gold Rush Mother Lode Expedition Adventure Race Documentary Series
EMED 3002, EMED 4000, EMED 4001 Sec. 002, EMED 4050, COMM 3092, and ANTH 7093
As a result of taking part in this experiential learning initiative, UC students from a range of programmatic disciplines in the Postproduction Master Course will work with professional producers, directors, and editors from national broadcast and cable television channels to:
- Understand the nature of cross-disciplinary collaborations that are involved in the production of contemporary national television programming.
- Demonstrate the ability to utilize the current technology and techniques involved in editing contemporary national television programming that communicates effectively to a target audience.
- Develop a heightened awareness of how the convergence of digital technology within the electronic media industry is reshaping the way interactive collaborations can take place by production personnel across thousands of miles in the production of television and film programming.
- Understand the potential impact of media messages on an audience and the ethical considerations that accompany the production and distribution of television and film programming, and the key functions of the media in society: information, entertainment, persuasion and social influence.
- Demonstrate creativity in their problem solving ability in a variety of media production contexts and the ability to defend creative choices in a logical/skillful manner.
- Learn to effectively communicate to professionals, faculty, and other students from a range of disciplines within a small group setting.