ART 161 - Film Production II at Northern Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2011-08-01

Reinforces techniques covered in Film Production I emphasizing technical and theoretical aspects of the filmmaking process. Requires student collaboration on film assignments from scripting and preproduction through editing and postproduction, and roles in grip, lighting, production management, directing, sound, and editing. Part II of II. This course is cross-listed with PHT 151. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course reinforces and utilizes the basic motion picture techniques and procedures covered in Film Production I to further develop the students' technical and theoretical understanding of the filmmaking process. Students will learn to operate technical film equipment and post-production software. This course is designed to prepare students for both entry-level positions on professional film sets and possible transfer to a four-year filmmaking program.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: ART 160.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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