- GAME PRODUCTION
- COMPUTER ANIMATION
- RECORDING ARTS
- ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS
Film Courses 1
This course examines advanced non-linear online editing techniques, video formats, engineering, digital video effects, and compositing using multiple platforms. Students study editing theory, editing software, basic engineering for postproduction, digital video effects, compositing, color correction, and edit lists. Advanced sound post producing techniques, including design, ADR, foley, effects and mixing are also covered.
The Art Direction course teaches students, through lectures and hands-on experience, professional methods of handling and constructing scenery and set pieces for film and digital video production. Students receive instruction in prop construction, scenic painting, set dressing, and scene design, as they build a film set from concept to completion for use in the Film Production course.
THE ART OF FILM AND VIDEO
This introductory course gives students a look into the basic elements of The Art of Film and Video. The class will explore the basics of directing for film, producing for film, cinematography and lighting for film and editing for film, along with the exploration story telling techniques and their implementation in film exercises. Story and plot are explored as key elements of the dramatic film and video presentation and use of the camera and lighting to bring a story to life on the screen.
The Behavioral Science course is designed to introduce students to the psychology of self-evaluation, self-motivation, self-awareness, and self-focus. This course provides proven methods in adapting to new environments and reducing anxiety. Students are also introduced to techniques of time management, organizational skills, active listening, and producing effective presentations.
This course is designed to give our students a head start towards getting ‘a foot-in-the-door’ of the industry. The course introduces professional practices for finding and maintaining employment in the entertainment industry. Topics include resumes, cover letters, interviewing skills, networking, industry events, time management, and other aspects of a professional approach to career management.
The Cinematography course introduces students to the art and operation of the motion-picture camera by providing an in-depth overview of terminology, camera structure, and camera operation. Subjects covered include composition, exposures, filters, lighting, film stocks, camera movement, and camera operation. Traditional film formats and advanced high definition are included.
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