VID 201 | Principles of Video Engineering


Enrollment: In stock

Instructor: Jon Bremner

This 13 week course will cover all the necessary topics required to execute and deploy a video system for live entertainment. Various fields will be covered including broadcast, live to tape, small studio, industrial and theatrical/concert video systems.
Students will be instructed in the tools to engineer, draft and deploy video systems for a variety of situations. Expanded topics will cover the basics of troubleshooting, equipment care and maintenance, displays and surfaces, servers and media management, working with video shops and systems integration/automation protocols. Software utilized will include Omnigraffle, Lucidchart and cloud based productivity apps. The listed software and a computer with reliable internet access will be required for the completion of this course.


COURSE START DATE:  August 1, 2017

Instructor:  Jon Bremner

Course Length:  25 - 30 hours (estimated)

Difficulty Level:  All experience levels

Prerequisites: VID 101, Reliable internet connection, Moderately powered graphics card, 

Required Software: Omnigraffle, Lucidchart

Required Texts: "Show Networks and Control Systems" by: John Huntington, 
                           "Qlab 3 Show Control: Projects for Live Performances & Installations" By: Jeromy Hopgood

Program Type:  Certificate with Verifiable Credential

Syllabus will be posted soon.

John Bremner


Jon Bremner is the owner and creative director at Lucid Studios in New York City. Jon is both a veteran of the US Navy and a designer/engineer for productions across the US. Jon most recently provided video design for the musical "The Count of Monte Cristo", by Yves Dessca, at the Montalban Theater in Los Angeles. He also recently served as one of three video leads in the Second Stage run of Dear Evan Hansen before it was picked up for its broadway run at the Music Box Theatre. Jon is a former graduate of the Naval Nuclear Power Training Command and holds a degree in video design from Fordham University at Lincoln Center. His passion for execution and engineering design is at the core of his philosophy for the future of video arts. 

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