FLM 161 - Cinematography 1
2 Lecture Hours 4 Lab Hours
Prerequisites: FLM 103 or Instructor Permission.
This course introduces students to cinematography. Students will study the equipment and techniques used to shoot television and film productions. They will plan, shoot and edit a project. Students will communicate and cooperate with student film crews to complete projects.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Research painting and photography techniques used for framing and lighting.
- Create a lookbook to focus visual aspects of production.
- Utilize a light meter to expose an image properly.
- Develop techniques for image focusing.
- Tell the story through the camera lens.
- Produce storyboards to communicate the creative vision.
- Utilize camera equipment.
- Crew hierarchy and responsibilities
- Scheduled day preparation
- Camera and equipment
- Light and color
- Care and storage of budgeted items
- Visual storytelling
- Budgeting and recordkeeping
Lecture, Films, Videos, Textbooks, Cameras 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:
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 02/14/2019
- Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
- Information Literacy
- Technological Competence
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