Students choosing the Minor in Cinema-Television must take:
CTVU 101 Introduction to Aesthetics of Film and Television (3)
CTVU 105 Survey of Film and Television (3)
CTVU 229 Fundamentals of Production (3)
CTVU 256 Fundamentals of Post-Production (3)
CTVU 310 Screenwriting (3)
CTVU 480 Production Practicum (1)
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 16
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Concepts of film aesthetics and analysis; exposure to classical Hollywood, documentary and European art cinema. Emphasis on describing and analyzing film style.
Film and television as communication media and art forms. Attention given to contributions of various national cinemas and international film and video trends.
Basic principles of film production, including camera operation (focus, exposure, depth-of-field, and lenses), composition, sequencing, screen direction, camera moves, and basic lighting. The class will include skills exercises and story-centric projects. Prerequisites: CTVU 101 and CTVU 105.
Non-linear editing process focusing on CODECs, tools and techniques as they relate to the post production process and workflow. Prerequisites: CTVU 101, CTVU 102, and CTVU 105.
Study of the way meaning is structured and perceived in the screen image of both film and video; introduction to basic narrative and screenwriting techniques. Class includes three lecture hours and one two-hour film screening each week. Prerequisites: COMM 310 and CTVU 229.
Students work on the crew of any Cinema-Television MA, MFA or Regent endowed project, gaining hands-on production experience. Repeatable for credit.