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FLM 106 - Introduction to Filmmaking, Experimental

Credits: 3
2 Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours

This course is a basic introduction to the film making process. Students will make a simple short film together as a team. It explores cooperation, communication and the effort required by all departments to work together on a set.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Demonstrate proper techniques in scheduling a short independent film.
  2. Develop a script for a short independent group film.
  3. Define crew and cast job responsibilities.
  4. Demonstrate basic film equipment use. 
  5. Produce a group short film.
Listed Topics
  1. Crew roles and responsibilities
  2. Scheduling, collaboration and communication
  3. Script writing, mechanics, and formatting
  4. Basic film equipment use
  5. Basic editing
  6. Actor direction
Reference Materials
Online videos, free digital documents.
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:
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Technological Competence

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