FILM HISTORY & CONTEXT
By studying a diverse canon of great films and filmmakers, students will gain a broad understanding of the history and socio-historical contexts of American and global film, television and emerging media to inspire them to create transformative works of their own.
Students will master the methods of visual storytelling – through screenwriting, camera placement and movement, lighting, blocking and performance, post-production picture and sound - to create content with unique cinematic expression and engaging dramatic structure.
Students will demonstrate mastery of the components and processes in at least one of the following areas of specialization: Creative Producing, Fiction Directing, Non-Fiction Directing, Cinematography or Post-Production.
VOICE AND CREATIVITY
By analyzing past historical works and applying technical and storytelling skills, students will be able to produce works with a strong personal voice that show vision and imagination.
Students will work constructively to problem solve and collaborate in diverse teams to create impactful media.