COMMUNICATION

COMM-438
Production Practicum (1-3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

(FM) Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Provides students with skills training in a variety of media production areas. Topics include non-linear editing, digital post production, location sound production, studio sound production and mixing, location lighting techniques, cinematography, digital authoring, and coding. Prerequisite: minimum 2.5 GPA.

COMM-438
001
COMMUNICATION
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

Production Practicum (1-3)

Final Cut Pro

An introductory workshop in the non-linear editing system Final Cut Pro, designed to meet the needs of students registered for their first production course Film and Video Production I. Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in COMM-331-001.

COMM-438
002
COMMUNICATION
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

Production Practicum (1-3)

Final Cut Pro

An introductory workshop in the non-linear editing system Final Cut Pro, designed to meet the needs of students registered for their first production course Film and Video Production I. Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in COMM-331-001.

COMM-438
001
COMMUNICATION
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Production Practicum (1-3)

Cinematography and Lighting

Camera technique and lighting are among the key determinants of quality, mood, and style in film and video production. Part theoretical discussion and part hands-on workshop, this course explores these specialized crafts in a dramatic as well as documentary context. Field trips, demonstrations, and the screening of classic works are used to explore composition, lighting tools and terminology, film gauges and emulsions, video formats, latitude and exposure, camera operation and testing, the film-to-tape process, and other skills critical to a professional mastery of the craft. Emphasis is placed on the artistic role of the cinematographer and the similarities and differences between traditional film and modern digital imaging media. Meets with COMM-638 001. Prerequisite: COMM-434.

COMM-438
002
COMMUNICATION
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Production Practicum (1-3)

Final Cut Pro

An introductory workshop in the non-linear editing system Final Cut Pro, designed to meet the needs of students registered for their first production course Film and Video Production I. Students registered for this section must also register for COMM-331 001.

COMM-438
003
COMMUNICATION
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Production Practicum (1-3)

Final Cut Pro

An introductory workshop in the non-linear editing system Final Cut Pro, designed to meet the needs of students registered for their first production course Film and Video Production I. Students registered for this section must also register for COMM-331 002.

COMM-438
004
COMMUNICATION
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Production Practicum (1-3)

Creative Sound Techniques

This course is designed for the creative team of either narrative or documentary projects that utilize substantial location recording elements; not intended for students interested in becoming sound professionals, though there are hands-on requirements. The course guides students through the typical problems faced with sound issues in the pre-production, principle photography, and post-production phases. Prerequisite: COMM-434 or ATEC-220 and permission of school. Meets with COMM-438 005 COMM-638 003.

COMM-438
005
COMMUNICATION
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Production Practicum (1-3)

Creative Sound Techniques

This course is designed for the creative team of either narrative or documentary projects that utilize substantial location recording elements; not intended for students interested in becoming sound professionals, though there are hands-on requirements. The course guides students through the typical problems faced with sound issues in the pre-production, principle photography, and post-production phases. Prerequisite: COMM-434 or ATEC-220 and permission of school. Meets with COMM-438 004 COMM-638 003.

COMM-438
006
COMMUNICATION
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Production Practicum (1-3)

Final Cut Pro

An introductory workshop in the non-linear editing system Final Cut Pro, designed to meet the needs of students registered for their first production course Production I. Prerequisite: concurrent registration in COMM-331.