This advanced-level course offers students an understanding of the fundamentals of directing narrative film, with an emphasis on the director's personal voice and vision. It considers responsibilities and techniques across all stages of production, from early development through the completion of postproduction, as well as an introduction to promoting your finished project. Prereq: 4381 and 5323, or permission of instructor.
Provides experience in technical production activities. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 6 completions.
Advanced exploration of costume design for high concept performance pieces in opera, dance and theatre, hands-on design assignments, and preparation of theoretical designs.
An introduction to drawing and painting techniques using both physical and digital media; exploration of methods, media, concepts; emphasis on rendering for theatre design.
This course provides a foundation in the conceptual and technical building blocks of cinematic narrative, emphasizing collaborative projects. Students will investigate the nature of event, character, and place, developing their production and post-production skills in composition, camera movement, lighting, editing, and sound design to support and enhance storytelling. Prereq: Permission of instructor.