May 27, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalogue 
    
2018-2019 University Catalogue

FILM 201 Cinematography

College of Art, Media & Design

3 credits 90.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

This course offers and introduction to the basic principles of cinematography in film and video: lighting, exposure, composition, and color theory. Students learn to shoot and edit 16mm film; to perform timing, staging, and blocking exercises in order to develop a feel for direction; and to explore strategies for using camera movement. The course will also deal with basic sound recording protocols.

Prerequisites Complete 12 credits from subjects IMAG, TIME, OBJT, ENVI, or COMP*102, COMP*102E, COMP*112, or COMP*112H

This course is not repeatable for credit.