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ESL+Design: Studio Class
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 8004 - NESL 1606 A
  • Samir, Tamar
Feb 01 - Apr 26
On Campus
Friday
12:10 - 2:40 PM
Spring 2019
Script Analysis
Whether you are a writer, a director, or a producer, an understanding of story structure and dramatic principles is essential. In-depth analysis of a screenplay's storyline, characters, dialogue, images, and theme reveals a wide range of narrative techniques and storytelling styles, from Hollywood to independent and everything in between. Students view successful films and analyze their scripts, learning how essentia...
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2019
Screenwriting 1: The First Act
This course for the beginning screenwriter guides students through the process of executing a detailed step outline and drafting a first act. In the first half of the class, focus is on further developing their story, articulating their dramatic idea, considering plot, structure, character, and action and translating that into a working outline. The second half of class is directed towards understanding the essent...
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Spring 2019
Introduction to Fiction
This course is intended to encourage and guide students who are starting to explore the many creative possibilities fiction affords. Through reading assignments, writing exercises, and discussions, we consider character development, dialogue, point of view, and significant detail. Attention is also paid to recognizing good ideas, developing stories, finding the best structure, and honing one's own unique voice. The m...
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2019
Writing for NYC Newspapers,Magazines, and Webzines
The New York Times, Daily News, Newsday, New York Post, and Wall Street Journal all use freelance writers for profiles, features, reviews, news stories, humor, and editorials. So do New York Magazine, the Village Voice, Time Out New York, and the New Yorker. Taught by a writer whose work has appeared in more than 100 publications, this course reveals the secrets of breaking in. Topics include tailoring pieces to spec...
Jan 28 - Mar 25
On Campus
Monday
6:00 - 9:50 PM
Spring 2019
Digital Video Production
With digital cameras and computer editing equipment widely accessible, the possibility of creating engaging, professional-quality moving images is within virtually everyone's reach. Digital video is an exciting and powerful medium of expression, but knowing how to use the tools isn't enough to enable you to create a coherent and articulate video project. This course can help artists in any genre create works that are...
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
7:00 - 9:45 PM
Spring 2019
Intro. to Non-Profit Management
Nonprofit organizations have grown in number and importance over the last several years. In New York City, the nonprofit sector employs more people than the garment and financial services industries combined. This course introduces the principal theories of not-for-profit enterprise and the implications of various management practices for nonprofit organizations. Topics include the history and scope of the nonprofit ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1555 - NMGT 2400 A
  • Eng, David
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2019
Children's Book Illustration and Writing
In this course, each student develops a children's book from an initial concept to a "dummy" ready for submission to a publisher. The class explores the entire production process, including searching for ideas, writing a first draft, making sketches and character studies, editing, creating finished artwork and dummies, and writing cover letters and submitting a finished work to publishers. Writing assignments help st...
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Spring 2019
The Science of Food, Flavors, and Farming
This course is for food lovers who want to learn about the biology and chemistry that turn our daily meals into more than simple sustenance. We begin by studying the chemistry of food, including basic principles of food metabolism, food pathogens, food preservation, and the chemistry of cooking. We then explore the biology of taste and smell, the role played by genetics in producing distinct food experiences for diff...
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Spring 2019
Film 5: Advanced Post-Production Workshop
This course is an overview of the entire postproduction and finishing process for students who have completed shooting a short film project. Class time is devoted to editing exercises, lectures, group discussions, screenings, and presentations by guest film professionals. Topics discussed and demonstrated include creating rhythm; dramatic arc and character emphasis in scenes; cutting on, after, and before movement; ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1785 - NFLM 3690 A
  • Bozic, Sonja
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
7:00 - 9:45 PM
Spring 2019
Film 3: Advanced Pre-Production
Student filmmakers lay the groundwork for an advanced narrative, documentary, or experimental film project, learning how to develop a visual approach to written material. In the first weeks of the course, the class examines a variety of approaches to visual storytelling, from the concept to dramatic structures, character development, tone, and style. Each student develops a script for a seven- to ten-minute film base...
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Spring 2019
Film 2: Intermediate Filmmaking Lab
To realize an artistic vision in film requires an in-depth understanding of the technology, process, and tools. In this workshop, students explore advanced concepts and techniques in film and digital media production through a series of exercises that evolve into increasingly complex collaborative projects. Topics include operation of advanced HD digital cameras, video formats and compression, the structure of a film...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 2885 - NFLM 3632 B
  • Didato, John
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
7:00 - 9:45 PM
Spring 2019
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