Aug 15, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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GFA 2020:Electric & Lighting

6 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 6 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: GFA 1000 
This course is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge of electrical distribution and set lighting on a motion picture or episodic television set in order to facilitate their entry and advancement in the film business. Students participate in goal-oriented class projects including power distribution, set protocol and etiquette, properly setting lamps, department lingo, how to light a set to feature film standards, motion picture photography, etc. Upon completion of this course, students have a very solid and broad base of knowledge that includes, but is not limited to, the equipment, techniques, communications, specifications, etc. used in the set lighting department. Students also have a virtually complete understanding of the behavior of light and how to manipulate and control it to feature film standards.



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