GFA 1000:Introduction to On-Set Film Production
6 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 6 Credit Hours
This course is the first of an 18-credit hour certification which provides an introduction to the skills used in on-set film production, including all forms of narrative media which utilize film-industry standard organizational structure, professional equipment, and on-set procedures. Students learn film production organizational structure, job descriptions, and duties in various film craft areas, names, uses and protocols related to various pieces of professional on-set film equipment.
In addition to the use of topical lectures, PowerPoint presentations, videos, and hand-outs, the course includes demonstrations of equipment and set operations as well as hands-on learning experiences. Students also learn, through lecture and exercises, how the various film craft relate to one another on a working set, as well as how and why they all must operate in sync. In addition, students will learn skills related to networking and self-marketing.
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