For more information please contact instructor Martha Menchinger
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Media Technology - Video 612402CW
This behind the scenes course facilitates the technical applications of professional video production. Students will master all production activities including: scriptwriting, camera set-up, lighting, audio recording set up and editing methods. Students will learn and work with high-end production software programs such as; Apple’s Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Garageband, etc. Students must be able and willing to carry heavy field production equipment and record scenes outside regardless of the weather. This course is geared for the technically savvy student interested in exploring the many exciting careers in Television & Film Production.
Media Technology - Studio 612401CW
This behind the scenes course facilitates the technical applications of live Television Production. Students will master all the jobs in the studio including: Directing, Studio camera operation, Floor directing, Lighting techniques, Graphics creation, Audio mixing, Set design and Post-production editing. This course is geared for the motivated, disciplined student that can professionally interact with show guests including: School district office staff and local dignitaries. Students must be able and willing to carry heavy set pieces off and on the set for the variety of shows taped during the semester. Students who are skilled in using technology and interested in LIVE television will find this an exciting class, challenging and gratifying class.
Media Technology - Advanced Video Production 612501HW
This class is geared towards the mature, self-motivated student that wants to take their video editing skills to the next level. Students in this class will master all the features of Final Cut Pro and other production software to create several “Special Effects” videos. Effects can include: Sin-City, Motion paths, Forced perspective, Speed control, Color correction and Cloning. Advanced editing students will work on several projects throughout the semester ranging from Green screen videos, Music videos and Short movies. Students must be able and willing to carry heavy field production equipment and record scenes outside regardless of the weather.
School Talk is a student-produced monthly television show that highlights students, staff, schools, and community partnerships in Rock Hill Schools. Comporium customers in York County can view School Talk on Channel 114. (see schedule below)
School Talk Schedule (Comporium Channel 114)
Monday: 8 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 7 p.m.*, 7:30 p.m.*, 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m., 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m.*, 8:30 p.m.*
Friday: 9 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m.
Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Martha Menchinger
Martha A. Menchinger is a Broadcast Media major from Oregon State University and holds a Masters degree in Mass Communication from Emerson College in Boston, MA. She has worked for the past 25 years producing commercials, training and promotional videos for various organizations in South Carolina. She is starting her 12th year teaching at The Applied Technology Center in Rock Hill, SC.
She has been married to Steve for 27 years and has two handsome sons and two dogs.