One unit of credit equals four semester hours.
DC 405 Digital Cinema
This course introduces students to the core step-by-step process of making a short narrative film. Students will learn to turn their ideas into a short screenplay. They will take that screenplay and make a practical production plan around it. They will learn shooting strategies and techniques. Finally they will learn the basics of editing and will assemble their rough elements into a final cut.
DC 406 Screenwriting
This course introduces students to the tools and techniques of crafting a screenplay. Topics include proper formatting, story structure and story elements.
DC 407 Lighting for Cinema
This course introduces students to the tools, terminology and strategies involved with lighting in cinema.
DC 408 Cinematography
This course further explores working with camcorders, knowing what to control and how, gaining knowledge of common technical statistics and controlling the frame for deliberate results.
DC 409 Non-Linear Editing
This course further explores non-linear computer editing. Editing basics and advanced tools are explored in depth.
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