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FLM 111 - Introduction to Film Technician

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

This course introduces the various crew positions employed in the film industry. Construction, scenic paint, grip, electric, props, set dressing, wardrobe and special effects make-up will be introduced to the student to help with choosing a specialty.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Define the responsibilities of each crew position.
  2. Compare and contrast the film crew skills required for each crew position.
  3. Identify career goals to available skill set.
  4. Develop an individualized plan leading to a career as a film technician.
Listed Topics
  1. Construction techniques
  2. Scenic paint techniques
  3. Grip techniques
  4. Set lighting technician techniques
  5. Props techniques
  6. Set dressing techniques
  7. Wardrobe techniques
  8. Special effects make-up techniques
Reference Materials
Lecture, Films, Videos, Textbooks, Cameras and Film Equipment
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 12/01/2016

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