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Film 3: Adv. Pre-Production

Student filmmakers lay the groundwork for an advanced narrative, documentary, or experimental film project. Pre-requisite: Filmmaking Studio 1 (NFLM 0366) and Film 2: Intermediate Lab (NFLM 0362). Film Production Certificate students are required to register for the corresponding CT lab.

Jan 28 - May 13
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Spring 2019
CRN 4736
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What you will learn
  • How to develop a visual approach to written material by first examining a variety of approaches to visual storytelling, from the concept to dramatic structures, character development, tone, and style.
  • How to find the right artistic and practical approaches to students’ own scripts while continuing to refine their stories.
  • The important ways in which short films differ from full-length features.
  • Each student develops a script for a seven- to ten-minute film based in or around New York City.
  • Skills are gained in creating shot breakdowns, planning, budgeting, storyboarding, and location scouting.
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