Film 4: Advanced Film Production
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Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: School of Media Studies
Course Number: NFLM 3680
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
Students are guided in the production (shooting) of their own narrative, documentary, or experimental films. All students in the class crew on one another's productions as a way of practicing the teamwork that is part of filmmaking and in order to maximize the learning experience. The course covers all aspects of the production process as well as some ongoing (from Film 3) aspects of pre-production including casting, production design, scheduling, and securing a crew as well as production challenges like working with actors, communicating with a crew, sticking to a budget and adhering to a restricted shooting schedule. Students should expect to incur some personal expenses beyond the course tuition. Prerequisites: Filmmaking Studio 1 (NFLM 3660), Film 2 (NFLM 3632), and Film 3 (NFLM 3670). Bring a seven- to ten-page script to the first session.
Course Open to: Degree Students