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FLM 203 - Film Production 2

Credits: 4
4 Skills Lab Hours

Prerequisites: FLM 103  

This course focuses on student-created films. It builds on techniques taught in FLM 103 Film Production 1 with longer, sustained projects. Each student completes their own film and works on other student films. Film projects are assigned to teams to set up required elements and film scenes under specific conditions and expected outcomes. Planning concepts include script breakdown, casting, securing permits and locations, crew designations, scheduling and budgeting.

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

  1. Construct a production schedule considering all departments of a film crew.
  2. Design a finished short film using the five stages of the filmmaking process.
  3. Outline crew expectations and their hierarchy.
  4. Complete film tasks on time, within budget and following safe practices defined by the industry while working in a team.
  5. Explain safety considerations required for constructing, transporting, setting up and dismantling film equipment.
  6. Produce a screenplay for a short film using character-based storytelling structure.
  7. Assess feedback towards the revision of a project.
  8. Sketch the aesthetic of a short film through a cinematography plan.
  9. Build a finished version of a short film using editing, sound editing and color grading principles.
Listed Topics
  1. Common workplace rules
  2. Crew roles and responsibilities
  3. Scheduling, collaboration and communication
  4. Transportation
  5. Script text analysis
  6. Permit applications and securing locations
  7. Visual language
  8. Budgeting
  9. Editing techniques
Reference Materials
Film, video, media, 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:
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Technological Competence
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 3/16/2022

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