DeAnza College

DeAnza College

Address

http://www.deanza.edu

21250 Stevens Creek Blvd

Cupertino

95014

Courses

Introduction to Cinematic Arts ( FTV 1 )

An introduction to the close analysis of film and television texts. The course will examine broad questions of form and content, aesthetics and meaning, and history and culture. Using a wide variety of media, filmmakers and film movements, the course explores the diverse possibilities presented by the cinematic art form. Topics include modes of production, narrative and non-narrative forms, visual design, editing, sound, genre, ideology and critical analysis.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

History of Cinema (1895-1950) ( FTV 2A )

A survey of the international development of the motion picture to 1950 as a distinct form of artistic expression, through classic films, notable artists, and key events; an investigation of the aesthetic, technological, economic, and social factors that contributed to the evolution of film; an examination of the value systems reflected in and shaped by these works from diverse cultures.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

History of Cinema (1950-Present) ( FTV 2B )

A survey of the international development of the motion picture since 1950 as a distinct form of artistic expression, through classic films, notable artists, and key events; an investigation of the aesthetic, technological, economic, and social factors that contributed to the evolution of cinematic arts; an examination of the value systems reflected in and shaped by these works from diverse cultures.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Introduction to Electronic Media ( FTV 10 )

A survey course of the history, aesthetics, technology and social impacts of electronic media, including film, broadcasting and the Internet. Explores the role of government, advertising, audiences, and emerging technologies, their futures and impacts on global societies.

Delivery Mode:  Online On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Beginning Video Production ( FTV 20 )

Basic introduction to the workflows of single-camera video production is offered in this course. Skills learned will cover all three phases of production from pre-production through post production. Using single camera production techniques, students will learn scripting, camera and audio recording, location lighting, directing, and editing through the completion of short video projects.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Nonlinear Editing ( FTV 27 )

Concepts and techniques of nonlinear digital video editing will be covered, including organization of the editing process, working in the timeline, audio editing, and basic visual effects. Emphasis will be placed on identifying general principles of film editing as well as different aesthetic techniques for different source material, such as commercials, dialogue scenes, and documentaries.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Lighting for Film and Television ( FTV 29 )

An introduction to the basic principles of studio and location lighting for film, television, animated, and composited production. Aesthetic style and techniques of lighting in professional productions will be analyzed and applied through practical exercises filmed in studio. The focus will be on set-based principles involving basic electricity, lighting instruments, dimming equipment, color, recording media, and grip equipment.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Introduction to 3D Computer Animation: Modeling ( FTV 71G )

Techniques of three-dimensional model creation as applied to objects, characters and environments. Principles of modeling, surface mapping, lighting and rendering with application to 3D computer animation.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Introduction to 3D Computer Animation: Character Motion ( FTV 71H )

Techniques of three-dimensional animation as applied to objects and characters. Application of classic animation principles of movement and timing to 3D computer animation.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Principles of Animation: 2D Media ( FTV 69A )

Techniques of two-dimensional animation, as applied to traditional drawing methods. Principles of movement, timing, weight, anticipation and exaggeration with application to both digital and hand-drawn animation.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Animated Film Pre-Production Workshop ( FTV 72G )

Development of the initial concept stages of a short personal film in any style of animation, e.g. drawn, puppet or computer, that can be used as a demo reel in a professional portfolio. Creation of storyboards, set designs, character models, voice tracks and animatics.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Screenwriting Fundamentals for Film/Video I ( FTV 6A )

Introduction to scriptwriting for film and electronic media; the role of the script in media production; format and structure in the script; the basic skills of scriptwriting for fiction and nonfiction.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Screenwriting Fundamentals for Film/Video II ( FTV 60B )

Second level course in screenwriting; examination of structure and characterization in dramatic narrative; consideration of approach and structure in nonfiction; emphasis on development and writing of original short and feature-length screenplays.



Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Screenwriting Fundamentals for Film/Video III ( FTV 60C )

Advanced beginning course in screenwriting for film, video, and electronic media; further practice in the development, writing, and revision of short and feature-length screenplays.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Advanced Screenwriting Workshop I ( FTV 64A )

Fictional screenwriting geared toward the planning, outlining and structuring of an original three-act feature-length fiction screenplay and the writing of the first-act.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Beginning 16mm Motion Picture Production ( FTV 22 )

An introduction to the production processes of 16mm motion picture film. Topics will include scriptwriting, pre-production, directing techniques, camera operation, and basic cinematography in conjunction with creative picture sound editing. Subjects will be covered through the study and analysis of exemplary motion pictures as well as through a series of filmed student projects.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Location Recording and Sound Design ( FTV 30 )

Study of the art and techniques of audio recording for film and video with emphasis on pre-production and production in studio and on location. Examines the aesthetics of design and the technologies of analog and digital audio through manipulation of sound in the aural and recorded environment.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

The Storyboard and Visual Development for Animation ( FTV 70A )

Techniques of animation pre-production as applied to visual story development, character design, storyboards, environment and prop design. Principles of cinematic design, model sheets, and spatial environment depth with application to both digital and traditional drawn visual development techniques.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

History of Animation (1900 - Present) ( FTV 75G )

An international survey of the historical development of the animated film, from its origins to a contemporary art form, with emphasis on the contributions of Fleischer, Disney, Warner Bros., Zegreb, Studio Ghibli, and National Film Board of Canada, as well as many important independent artists; an investigation of the aesthetic, technological, economic, and social factors that contributed to the form; an examination of the value systems reflected in and shaped by works from diverse cultures.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Animated Film Production Workshop ( FTV 72H )

Execution of the principal production stages of a short personal film in any style of animation, e.g. drawn, puppet or computer, that can be used as a demo reel in a professional portfolio. Creation of character and effects animation, models for sets and props, and, if needed, synchronized musical cues.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Animated Film Post-Production Workshop ( FTV 72J )

Creation of the final production stages of a short personal film in any style of animation, e.g. drawn, puppet or computer, that can be used as a demo reel in a professional portfolio. Completion of character animation. Editing and compositing of picture tracks, sound effects and musical score. Investigation of career options and marketing strategies as they pertain to each student’s project. Formulation of portfolios and demo reels.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Contemporary World Cinema ( FTV 2C )

Critical survey of contemporary world cinema as art, business, technology and cultural artifact. Provides critical methodology and practical tools for analyzing and interpreting the work of notable film artists, current international film movements and genres, and transnational and globalized media developments.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Introduction to Film/Television Directing ( FTV 26 )

Development and execution of short, single-camera-style projects focusing on the skills of directing and editing.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Audio Post Production ( FTV 31 )

Concepts and techniques of audio post production for film and video including nonlinear audio editing, sound effect scoring, foley, cutting sound to picture, and audio mixing.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

16mm/35mm Film Production I ( FTV 44A )

Pre-production, laboratory procedures, interior and exterior lighting techniques, color cinematography for 16mm and 35mm film production. Emphasis on individual student projects.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

16mm/35mm Film Production II ( FTV 44B )

Advanced production and post-production techniques including sync sound production and editing, music editing, and preparing for the final mix in 16mm and 35mm film production. Emphasis on individual student projects.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Introduction to Visual Effects and Color Grading ( FTV 56A )

Overview of finishing steps in modern, digital post-production. Film and television-based usage of Adobe After Effects in practical applications such as titling and composite work will be covered along with color grading in DaVinci Resolve.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Nonfiction Workshop I: The Documentary ( FTV 57A )

Nonfiction concepts, principles, and techniques as related to the production of a documentary video. Examination of the historical roots in nonfiction film and television with emphasis on production work in documentary formats.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Nonfiction Workshop II: The Documentary ( FTV 57B )

Advanced techniques in nonfiction film and television, including cinematography, sound, lighting, post-production editing, and directing. Analysis of the modern film and television documentary with emphasis on production of a completed documentary video.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Role of the Media Producer ( FTV 59 )

Roles and responsibilities of the media producer. Skills and knowledge required in developing a production proposal; including development, audience analysis, location scouting, production schedule, budgeting and distribution.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Current Practices in the Film/Video Profession ( FTV 65 )

Current creative, technical, economic and employment conditions in film and video from the perspective of film and television working professionals.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Beginning TV Studio Production ( FTV 23 )

An introduction to the roles and procedures used in the operation of a multi-camera television studio and control room. Students will produce TV content with an emphasis on studio signal flow, switcher operation, graphics/chyrons, directing, camera, lighting, and audio recording in a real-time video recording environment.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Introduction to Visual Technology ( ARTS 53 )

A survey course for artists and designers, using digital software as a medium of artistic expression. An introduction of fundamental concepts, practices, and theories of digital art production. Student projects will explore the creative and artistic potential of introductory software and experience how each one relates to today's artistic and digital media environment. Topics will include the integration of traditional design, color, and compositional principles with contemporary digital tools. Introductory use of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Visual Technology II ( ARTS 54 )

Introductory use of art and design software for the computer. Emphasis on the creative process and the computer as a tool used by artists and designers today. Software used are Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Graphic Design-Communication: Typography ( ARTS 57 )

Interpretation of the elements and principles of design as applied to the use of typography in graphic design. Emphasis on the integration and selection of letter forms and type styles as they relate to the production for the printed page, multimedia design and the World Wide Web. Software used includes Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Graphic Design: UI/UX and the World Wide Web ( ARTS 65 )

Hands-on Web page design fundamentals with an emphasis on the creative integration of type and image as related to the World Wide Web. Topics will include: navigation software, site content and organization, site layout, scanning and importing imagery, file formats, grids, white space, visual hierarchy, corporate identity/branding and typography issues. The primary software programs used are Adobe Photoshop CS and Adobe Illustrator CS.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Intermediate Digital Film and Video Production ( FTV 39 )

Principles of digital video in the preproduction and production of a short project using cameras, lighting and sound equipment and post production digital editing.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Advanced Screenwriting Workshop II ( FTV 64B )

An intensive seminar in writing feature-length fiction screenplays. Practice in the development and completion of a three-act narrative script focusing on plot, character development, arcs, turning points and journeys.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Advanced Screenwriting Workshop III ( FTV 64C )

An intensive workshop in the rewriting of feature-length fiction screenplays; strengthening the plot, character development, arcs, turning points and journeys; preparing the material for submission to the marketplace; pitching and strategies in breaking into the entertainment industry will be discussed.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Film Genres ( FTV 41 )

Analysis of specific film genres such as comedy, film noir, gangster, horror, musical, science fiction, thriller, war film or Western within global, historical, social, cultural, industrial and aesthetic contexts. The genre studied changes each quarter (see subtitle in quarterly schedule of classes).

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

National Cinemas ( FTV 42 )

Analysis of selected national cinemas in terms of major periods, themes and formal parameters, and in relation to both national and international cultural histories. The national cinema studied changes each quarter (see subtitle in quarterly class schedule).

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Film Artists ( FTV 43 )

Analysis of the works of specific film artists, such as directors Alfred Hitchcock or Spike Lee; or analysis of the works of artists practicing a specific film craft, such as screenwriting, acting, cinematography or editing. The topic studied changes each quarter (see subtitle in quarterly schedule of classes).

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Film/Television Production Workshop ( FTV 58S, 58T, 58U, 58V )

A production workshop in which the student works independently, or with a crew, to produce a film or video to refine skills in camera, lighting, directing, post-production, and other related skills. The number of units is dependent on the production.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Basic Techniques of Animation: Stop Motion ( FTV 66A )

Techniques of three-dimensional stop-motion and non-cel animation, as applied to a variety of art media (puppet, clay, pixillation, shadow puppets and other under-camera art media). Principles of movement and timing, lighting and cinematography, and multiplane dimensionality, with application to both computer and traditional drawn animation.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Japanese Animation ( FTV 75K )

An examination of the post-1960's evolution of animated films in Japan, a national cinema famed for its range of subject matter and outstanding graphics. Provides critical methodology for analysis of exemplary and influential works by distinguished artists, writing collectives and production studios from aesthetic, sociopolitical, economic and technological perspectives.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Special Topics: Industry Professionals and Practices ( FTV 92 )

An investigation into techniques and procedures utilized by industry professionals in some specific aspect of media production. Topics will vary by quarter and will be predetermined by the guest artist or faculty member.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Special Topics in Film Studies ( FTV 78W, FTV 78X )

Concentrated investigation of an influential film artist, studio, national cinema, genre, movement or historical period. The topic studied is different for each section of this course and may include Bay Area film festivals or events (see course note in quarterly schedule of classes).

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Instructors

Susan Tavernetti - Aimee Gillette - Milena Grozeva - Teresa Dey - Joshua Losben - Dennis Irwin - Warren Haack - Martin McNamara - Joel Abramson - Marco A. Marquez - Diane Pierce - Joel Abramson - Thomas Gamburg
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