Production and Analysis of Film

Description:

This major was designed to explore the production and analysis of modern film with focuses on both the creative and technical sides of film making. Courses will explore the theory of motion pictures, artistic composition, modern film narratives, theatrical storytelling, the use of dramatic devices, and the process of film construction. The major provides firm understandings of the basics of story boarding, shooting, editing, and film analysis from a historical perspective. The student will create short films to allow for personal experience with the medium. The student will also produce two completed scripts. There will also be a brief study of CGI to grasp the concepts behind the medium.

Related Courses:

THA 214 – Survey of Dramatic Literature

VAS 236 – Photography 1

MUS 111 – Fundamentals of Music

THA 212 – Fundamentals of Directing

THA 250 – Cinematic Arts: History and Methods

THA 251 – Cinematic Arts: History and Methods 2

ENG 303 – Writing for the Stage and Screen

THA 311 – Theater Arts Practicum: Technical

CS 373 – Computer Graphics

IDS 217 – American Civil War on Film

IDS 464 –  Individualized Study-Research

Graduation year: 2003