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FLM 202 - Production Design for Film

Credits: 4
2 Lecture Hours 4 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: FLM 110   or instructor permission.

This course will explore production design on location and in interior and exterior studio environments. Art direction and coordination of all crew components will also be explored. Students will design and build a set. Students will work in an art department on a film. Budgets, transportation, locations and crew safety will be explored.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Cite the requirements of scenic construction and paint for a completed set.
  2. Review blueprints for accurate execution of scenery in the shop, in the studio and on location.
  3. Implement property and set dressing requirements based on agreed upon lists.
  4. Recognize scheduling of required components for studio and location productions.
  5. Identify required production forms following budget guidelines.
  6. Identify safety components required for construction, transportation, set-up and dismantling of scenery. 
  7. Create production design and scenery using a computer software program.
  8. Fabricate a complete set wall.
Listed Topics
  1. Crew roles and responsibilities
  2. Scheduling, collaboration and communication
  3. Appropriate construction techniques
  4. Production forms, budgeting and completion
  5. Lookbooks
  6. Color pallets
Reference Materials
Film, Video, Media, Lecture, Internet and Textbooks
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Quantitative and Scientific Reasoning
  • Technological Competence
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 02/14/2019

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