Course Descriptions

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Film, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies

FILM: Film

FILM 100 (3) Introduction to Film Studies
Basic aesthetic, economic, sociological, and technological aspects of film.
FILM 103 (3) Acting for Stage and Screen
An introduction to acting techniques pertaining to the style of psychological realism for stage and screen. Credit will be granted for only one of FILM 103 or THTR 103. [5 hours/week studio] [5 hours/week studio]
Equivalency: THTR 103.
FILM 261 (3) Video I
Introduction to organizational, technical, creative, and critical skills required in video production. Provides experience in all stages of the production process, including pre-production, production, and post-production. Considers a variety of approaches to video, such as artist videos, music videos, and television productions. Credit will be granted for only one of FILM 261 or VISA 261. [2-2-0]
Prerequisite: One of VISA 106, VISA 108.
Equivalency: VISA 261.
FILM 271 (3) Video II
Continuation of FILM 261. Further work on organizational, technical, creative, and critical skills required in video production. Provides experience in all stages of the production process, including pre-production, production, and post-production. Considers a variety of approaches to video, such as artist videos, music videos, and television productions. Credit will be granted for only one of FILM 271 or VISA 271. [2-2-0]
Prerequisite: One of VISA 261, FILM 261.
Equivalency: VISA 271.
FILM 303 (3) Narrative Film Production
The theory and practice of producing a short narrative motion picture for the purpose of developing narrative film literacy. Credit will be granted for only one of FILM 303, CULT 316, or THTR 303. VISA 106, VISA 261, VISA 271, CULT 210, THTR 103, CRWR 250, or FILM 100 recommended.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
Equivalency: CULT 316;THTR 303.
FILM 371 (3) Digital Documentary Production
Theory and practice from the point of view of producer/writer/director. Course culminates in the creation of a short-form documentary. Credit will be granted for only one of FILM 371 or CULT 317. [2-2-0]
Prerequisite: One of CULT 210, CULT 215, CRWR 250, ENGL 215, FILM 100, FILM 220, VISA 106, VISA 265, VISA 271, and third-year standing.
Equivalency: CULT 317.

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