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COMM-638 Production Practicum (1-3)

Course Level: Graduate

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.

COMM-638 001
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Cinematography and Lighting
This course focuses on teaching the students basic location lighting techniques and cinematography. Meets with COMM-438 001.
COMM-638 002
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Basic Media Production
This course presents basic lessons in visual concept development and design, and allows students outside of communication or film and media arts to develop important practical visual communication skills in web site development, photography, and film and video production. This course teaches students experientially as they create and produce projects, as well as theoretically, as they learn how to analyze, critique, and effectively create these various media. By the end of this course, students have an online portfolio to display these skills as well as market themselves online as communication professionals. Open only to students in the MA in International Media program with permission of school.
COMM-638 003
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Creative Sound Techniques
This course is designed specifically for those who create either narrative or documentary projects that utilize substantial location recording elements. The course focuses on developing the "golden ear" by evaluating locations and the basics of sound design. The focus then shifts to the fundamentals of the sound editorial process and options available in the mixing process. Prerequisite: admission to the MA Film and Video or MFA Film and Electronic Media program. Meets with COMM-438 005.
COMM-638 005
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: