Cinema

 

This is a professional training program in the basic skills of auditioning and acting in theater, films, TV and other media. Various acting techniques and philosophies are emphasized to provide the student with the skills, passion and discipline to compete in this craft.  > more

 

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Following are course descriptions. Check the Annual Schedule to plan your schedule.

 

CINEMA 201
Introduction to Cinema History (5)

This survey course examines cinema history from pre-motion picture influences to modern day advances. Covers the historical, cultural and artistic impact of film and filmmaking. Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL& 101 or instructor's permission. Student option grading.

CINEMA 201W
Introduction to Cinema History (5)

This survey course examines cinema history from pre-motion picture influences to modern day advances. Covers the historical, cultural and artistic impact of film and filmmaking. Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL& 101 or instructor's permission. Student option grading.

CINEMA 202
The Language of Cinema (5)

Introductory course in cinema theory and analysis with a focus on the techniques and elements of cinematic language; including narrative structure, mise-en-scene, cinematography, lighting, editing, sound and production design. Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL& 101 or instructor's permission. Student option grading.

CINEMA 295
Special Topics in Cinema (5)

Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in cinema. Previously CINEM 285.

CINEMA 297
Individual Project in Cinema (1)

Individual project in a specific area of cinema. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Mandatory decimal grading.

CINEMA 298
Individual Project in Cinema (2)

Individual project in a specific area of cinema. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Mandatory decimal grading.

CINEMA 299
Individual Project in Cinema (3)

Individual project in a specific area of cinema. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Mandatory decimal grading.