Filmmaking Course Descriptions

FLM265 Documentary Filmmaking
Introduces digital filmmaking hardware and editing software with a focus on non-fiction production, including news packages and short documentaries. Emphasizes camera technique, audio recording skills, project management, and effective storytelling. Prerequisite: Demonstrated ability to work with computers. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FLM266 Narrative Filmmaking
Builds on the technical skills acquired in FLM265, Documentary Filmmaking, but focuses production work on narrative styles with emphasis on storyboarding and preparation, directing actors, and effective editing techniques. Prerequisite: FLM265 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FLM267 Advanced Filmmaking
Expands on the technical skills acquired in the first two classes emphasizing integrated graphics, special effects, compositing and complex audio mixes. Applies these skills to documentary projects, narrative projects, or both. Includes a studio production component. Prerequisite: FLM266 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FLM268 Independent Filmmaking
Allows students with skills acquired either through personal experience or in previous course work to work on an independent film. Prerequisite: FLM265 or FLM266, either with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits