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.
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.
In this course students will learn various aspects of producing a television newscast. Students will participate in gathering information, writing, editing and producing news, sports, editorials, and weather segments. Students will work as managing editors, operate equipment, and edit video packages.
This class provides intermediate film production experiences for the transfer film major. It includes editing, directing, scripting and producing, with special emphasis on pre- and post-production considerations.
This course introduces students to writing for film and electronic media. Emphasis will be placed on preparing scripts in proper formats, including fundamental technical, conceptual and stylistic issues related to writing fiction and non-fiction scripts for informational and entertainment purposes in film and electronic media.
This course offers basic techniques of short subject dramatic screenplay structure and storytelling. This includes script development from story concept, character design, story treatment, plot and character development.
This course will serve as an introduction to motion picture editing, taking students through the history and craft of film and video editing by analyzing significant works. Students will apply their knowledge of editing techniques using Final Cut Pro. Students may elect to take the optional Final Cut Pro X 10.3 Apple Certification examination upon completion of this course. (Formerly TH 193) Transfer Credit: CSU
Delivery Mode: On Campus
Delivery Time: Day Evening
This course provides an in depth exam of the components necessary to produce a music video, including completion of a camera ready production proposal and a script of selected projects. Selected projects may be produced.
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.
An introduction to the fundamentals of the craft of dramatic writing. Elements of plot construction and character development are emphasized through writing exercises, superior models of drama, and drafting and revision of an original script/scripts for stage or screen. Attending an out-of-class live drama performance and viewing an original screenplay may be required.
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.
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.
This class provides practice in basic television production and video post-production. The focus will be on field video production using a portable remote video switcher and multi-cam recording and digital editing using Final Cut Pro. Students will do exercises, individual and team projects, learn about producing, directing, camera operation, and post-production.
Transfer Credit: CSU
This course is a study of production principles and procedures common to all television and media productions from conceptualization to completed project. The emphasis is on scripting, planning, directing, editing, and other skills unique to audio/video media. Budgeting, cost analysis, legal issues, research, and other production situations will also be examined.
An introduction to writing for film, television, radio and electronic media. The course focuses on preparing scripts in proper formats, including fundamental technical, conceptual and stylistic issues related to writing fiction and non-fiction scripts for informational and entertainment purposes in film and electronic media. The course includes a writing evaluation component as a significant part of the course requirement.