This course explores the aesthetics of picture and sound through studying the design and creation of video, audio, graphic and narrative content. The visual portion will include such topics as: The color of light, sound in its environments, colour schemes, the emotions of color, theories of editing, aesthetics of lighting and the aesthetics of composition; use of the camera to tell a story, explore the way the camera uses colour, depth of field, exposure, movement, angles and composition to express deeper message meaning. The audio portion studies advanced recording and mixing techniques for voice, music, sound effects and silence while focusing on the quality of emotions and messages it produced. The students will evaluate both audio and video production but will spend considerable time in the practice of production.