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FLM 220 - Film Location Management

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: FLM 103  or instructor permission

This course introduces students to film location management. Students will receive both lecture and hands-on instruction focused on the production of film and electronic media projects in remote or on-location settings. Skill areas will include cooperation and communication with all departments as part of a film crew.

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

  1. Formulate the list of necessary locations required in the script being filmed.
  2. Identify the process for reserving permits and location approvals working with local agencies.
  3. Develop a schedule that cooperates with other departments on a film crew in a studio or on a location.
  4. Compose a daily production journal.
  5. Manage the public on a film location.
  6. Develop a scouting report.
Listed Topics
  1. Crew hierarchy and responsibilities
  2. Scheduled day preparation
  3. Budgeting and recordkeeping
  4. Permits and securing locations
  5. Call sheets
  6. Safety on locations
Reference Materials
Lecture, Films, Videos, Textbooks, Cameras, Forms and Film Equipment.
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 and Problem Solving
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 02/14/2019

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