2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    Jan 28, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

DMA 3420 - Digital Video II

Goals: Building on the fundamental concepts and skills learned in Digital Video I, the primary objective of this course is to strengthen expressive abilities and technical skills in video through the application of film production techniques. A secondary goal is to foster collaborative skills required for effective filmmaking practice.

Content: Students further develop artistry and production skills by producing their own short films. Class topics cover all stages of production from concept to final mix including: idea generation, scriptwriting, pre-production planning, lighting, shooting, editing, sound mixing, output compression and distribution. In addition, students study short film form by watching, analyzing, and discussing a wide variety of short films. Film production is a collaborative endeavor and students will develop collaborative skills by working in small teams to realize film projects. The class will consist of detailed demonstrations, hands-on practice, projects, readings, lectures, screenings, and critiques.

Taught: Alternate years

Prerequisites: DMA 1420, grade of C- or better

Credits: 4