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FLM 203 - Film Production 2, Experimental

Credits: 4
2 Lecture Hours 4 Studio Hours

Prerequisites: FLM 103  

This course focuses on student and faculty created films. It builds on techniques taught in Film Production 1 with  longer, sustained projects. It explores cooperation, communication and the effort required by all departments to work together in a studio environment. Each student will complete their own film, and work on other students and faculty films. Film projects will be assigned to teams to set up required elements and shoot 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. Utilize techniques in scheduling all required departments on a film crew.
  2. Develop a finished film utilizing the filmmaking process.
  3. Describe the application process for required permits for shooting locations.
  4. Produce a schedule to set-up and restore any studio or location.
  5. Define crew expectations and their hierarchy.
  6. Show ability to work within a team and complete responsibilities on time, within budget and following accepted safe practices.
  7. Explain awareness of safety components required for construction, transportation set-up and dismantling film equipment.
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. Editing techniques
  8. Music usage in film projects
Reference Materials
Film, Video, Media, Lecture, Internet and Textbooks.

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