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FAVS 375: Fiction Film Directing

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This course examines techniques for directing fiction films. Students study the directorial approaches of a variety of directors by viewing and critiquing classic films. Students learn about the director's role in each stage of film production. Students shoot, direct and edit fictional scenes and sequences intended to develop and convey the beginnings of the authorial signatures.

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This course examines techniques for directing fiction films. Students study the directorial approaches of a variety of directors by viewing and critiquing classic films. Students learn about the director's role in each stage of film production. Students shoot, direct and edit fictional scenes and sequences intended to develop and convey the beginnings of the authorial signatures.

When Offered: Fall, Spring

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Restricted to Film and Video Studies majors only.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

AVT 204, FAVS 250, FAVS 255 or COMM 355, and FAVS 280.

 

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