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FLM 110 - Basic Construction Film/Media Production

Credits: 3
1 Lecture Hours 4 Lab Hours

This course trains students in basic carpentry and construction techniques applicable to the film and media production industry. Hand and power tools, rigging and safety will be discussed. The opportunity to build scenery will be a major course component.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify appropriate safety behavior regarding hand and power tools.
  2. Construct scenery as required for film and media productions.
  3. Operate within a team to complete necessary exercises.
  4. Examine rigging techniques and knots for rope and wire strength and safety.
  5. Identify appropriate cutting techniques following recommended process for safety and efficiency.
  6. Demonstrate an appropriate response to marking, measuring and cutting accuracy.
Listed Topics
  1. Hand tools
  2. Hand power tools and pneumatics
  3. Major power tools
  4. Tool safety operation
  5. Tool maintenance
  6. Building techniques
  7. Scenery shift and lifting
Reference Materials
Film, Video, Media, Lecture, Internet and Textbooks
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 12/01/2016

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