An overview of media law in Canada, including defamation, publication bans, intellectual property, releases, etc. for students intending a career in media production or journalism. Materials fee applies.
Prerequisites:
Video Production I
MCS‑101
An introductory course in the art and craft of video production. Coming to understand film as a method of storytelling, students learn and practice film aesthetics and techniques, including all the elements of preproduction, production, and postproduction. Students will collaborate to plan, shoot, and edit short videos while learning the basics of filmmaking equipment and software. Students will reflect on the nature of film and the practice of filmmaking through a faith lens. Materials fee applies.
Video Production I (MCS‑101);
Introduction to Media and Communications
MCS‑121
This course introduces students to the rise of mass media and communication and its impact and influence on modern society. Basic media forms and their function in society will be surveyed and students will develop a Christian perspective on media and its role in both the production and consumption of culture. Students will examine the application of a Reformed Christian worldview to understanding communication and communication-related vocations. The relationship between Christianity and professional communication, including professions in the media, will be discussed.
Introduction to Media and Communications (MCS‑121)

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