FILM 124: Introduction to Filmmaking

Credits 3
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Lecture Hours 0
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Introduction to storytelling in motion pictures. Intensive experience focused on creation of stories and their translation into motion pictures through screenwriting, camera operation, sound recording, and editing. Examine story construction through interaction of characters, locations, and props. Use tools to capture and manipulate motion picture images and sounds. Conceive, write, and translate story into film through use of motion picture tools and techniques. Instruction in: designing visual and aural world of film; introducing and revealing story characters; creating moments that pull audience into film. Focus on conflict as essential component of storytelling in film.

Open to Film majors only.

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