Media Pratices: Digital Cinema
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Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: School of Media Studies
Department: Media Studies
Course Number: NMDS 5428
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
The course expands beyond the core concepts and skills of producing and editing audio and video. Students learn professional production processes and techniques in both media, delving further into the technical aspects of production and post-production. Aesthetic instruction addresses the many ways the resulting project may be conceived stylistically and to solve particular communication issues. Exploring audio, microphone techniques, recording, editing and mixing skills are taught. Exploring video, instruction includes lighting, framing, camera movement, recording and digital editing techniques. The combination of the two media provides a production context for project work and prepares students with the means and ideas to make time-based work in more advanced courses. NOTE: We recommend that students take the Cinematic Aesthetics Proseminar (NMDS 5028) before, or concurrently with Media Practices: Digital Cinema if they wish to pursue the Digital Cinema Production course sequence.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Corequisite: Students registering for "Media Practices: Digital Cinema" must also register for the Saturday technical lab (NMDS 5429). The lab does not carry course credit and no tuition is charged. The purpose of the lab is to provide additional technical assistance and outside-of-class, hands-on practice for all students enrolled in the sections of Media Practices: Time-Based. The labs will be conducted by the course Teaching Associates. Students are required to attend at least 7 sessions and are encouraged to attend all.
Open to Graduate students.