Courses / Undergraduate

Fall 2020

  • Focus on the Narrative Short

    185 | CCN: 24217

    J. Mira Kopell

    4 Units

    Lecture: Tu/Th 1pm-4pm, Location: Dwinelle 135

    This hands-on digital video production course explores the process of making a narrative short. Students will write, pre-visualize, direct and edit three short films and crew on additional class projects.  Scripts and cuts are presented in a workshop setting.

    Lecture topics include how to write an engaging short script, pre-visualization, directing actors and camera, continuity and coverage, composition, sound design, lighting, editing esthetics.

    Prerequisites: Film 26 or production experience.  Consent of instructor required.  

    This class is open to juniors and seniors. Preference is given to Film & Media majors. Interested students should attend the first class session and be prepared to email a link to sample work.