A film/video course introducing the techniques of shooting and editing digital video. Works of film/video art will be analyzed in class to explore the development of, and innovations in, cinematic language. Production will be oriented toward film/video as a visual art, including narrative, documentary, and experimental genres. Several short video projects will be produced during the semester.
Production of short video sequences, editing and revising these exercises, and ultimately completing video compositions.
GRADING: There are several structured assignments, involving lighting, shooting, editing, sound recording and post-production as well as aesthetic, visual and cultural concerns. Most are short video projects, one is a script for the final video project. There are normally around 5 projects; but this may vary depending on on-going pedagogical and logistical concerns. Grading is determined by the degree to which a student engages in creative media problem solving.