This course will introduce students to the (preproduction, production and postproduction) theories and techniques of multi-camera productions. There will be a major emphasis on hands-on instruction in this class throughout the entire semester. MCP will emphasize live directing theory and execution, and multi-camera studio techniques. Students will be taught the language, protocol, and aesthetics used to produce multi-camera programs. This is a course, which allows students to experience all aspects of multi-camera television production with an emphasis on directing, technical directing and camera operation.