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COMMUNICATION

COMM-570
Film and Digital Media Institute (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

(FM) Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Current practices and trends in the film, video, and television professions. Offered on weekends and evenings during the summer, the institute schedule allows students to select courses in film and video production, direction, writing, design, and management, post-production editing, and other related fields. Small classes and active participation are stressed. Usually offered every summer.

COMM-570
N02
COMMUNICATION
SUMMER 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Film and Digital Media Institute (1-6)

Social Media for Producers

This course focuses on the exploding importance of social media for producers as they seek to finance, market, and distribute their productions. The course covers both films and television projects from the major studios and networks as well as independent producers. Prerequisite: COMM-513 or COMM-660.

COMM-570
N03
COMMUNICATION
SUMMER 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Film and Digital Media Institute (1-6)

Classroom in the Wild: HD Alaska

A three-week immersive course in HD filmmaking under challenging environmental and expeditionary conditions. Week one on campus and through distance learning prepares students in extreme filmmaking and survival techniques for the 8-10 day field work in Alaska. At the end of week one, the class flies to Anchorage and begins training in the field, concentrating on rock climbing, glacier travel, and water work. Groups produce micro-documentaries on a variety of environmental and wildlife issues. The last week of the course brings students back to campus for postproduction and project completion. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.