Courses / Undergraduate

Fall 2021

  • Intermediate Moving Image Production

    185 001 | CCN: 23749

    J Mira Kopell

    Location: Dwinelle 135

    Date and Time: TU, TH 1:00pm - 3:59pm

    4 Units

    This intermediate film production course explores the process of making narrative shorts. Students will write, pre-visualize, direct and edit three short films and act as cinematographer and assistant director for three of their classmates’ projects. Scripts and cuts are presented in a workshop setting.

    Lecture topics include how to write an engaging short script, pre-visualization, directing actors, shot choice/composition, continuity and coverage, sound design, lighting, editing esthetics. Narrative shorts from around the world are screened to facilitate discussion of strategies for making an effective short film.

    Prerequisites: Film 25 or production experience. Consent of instructor required.

    The class is open to juniors and seniors. Preference is given to Film & Media majors.

    Interested students should fill out an application form at Link to film work required.

    The deadline to apply is Friday, August 6th. Students considered for enrollment may be contacted by the instructor for a short zoom interview. Students will be notified of enrollment by August 10th.

    *While it is not necessary to enroll to the waitlist of this course to apply for admittance, you are still welcome to for your own scheduling or financial aid purposes.