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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...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1203 - NSRW 2800 B
  • Bang, James
Jan 22 - May 07
On Campus
Tuesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2019
Cinematography and Lighting
Students explore theoretical and practical elements of cinematography with an emphasis on lighting and cinematographic language. While learning techniques of studio and location lighting, students also study historical and contemporary trends and styles. Theoretical and technical topics include operation and characteristics of cameras, lenses, accessory camera equipment, lighting, composition, digital compression, an...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1378 - NFLM 3515 A
  • Oshima, Jun
Jan 22 - May 07
On Campus
Tuesday
4:00 - 6:45 PM
Spring 2019
The Art of Film
The Art of Film lays the foundation for understanding the practical techniques, specialized language, and unique aesthetics of motion pictures. We will explore the expressive range of cinematic language and the ways in which complex emotions and ideas are communicated to the viewer. Students analyze the basic elements of cinematic form as seen through essential properties of the medium including editing, cinematograp...
Jan 22 - May 13
Online
Spring 2019
Italian Intro 2
This is the second course of a two-part sequence which introduces the fundamentals of speaking, listening, reading and writing in Italian. It is designed for students with previous elementary knowledge in the language. Students continue acquiring elementary grammar, build vocabulary, and practice basic conversations. While enhancing their communicative skills, students acquire knowledge of the Italian-speaking world....
Jan 22 - May 09
On Campus
Tuesday
6:00 - 7:15 PM
Spring 2019
Spanish Intermediate 2
This course is designed to advance students toward high intermediate fluency. Students learn useful communicative skills via activities emphasizing oral proficiency, culture and grammar. Spanish Intermediate 1, the equivalent, or permission of the instructor.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1592 - NSPN 2102 A
  • Romero, Irma
Jan 22 - May 09
On Campus
Tuesday
4:00 - 5:15 PM
Spring 2019
French Intro 2
This is the second course of a two-part sequence which introduces the fundamentals of speaking, listening, reading and writing in French. It is designed for students with previous elementary knowledge in the language. Students continue acquiring elementary grammar, build vocabulary, and practice basic conversations. While enhancing their communicative skills, students acquire knowledge of the French-speaking world. T...
Jan 22 - May 09
On Campus
Tuesday
12:00 - 1:15 PM
Spring 2019
The Graphic Novel
This course leads students step by step through the process of creating a short graphic novel. The course begins with analysis and critique of comics and then guides students through the stages involved in creating their own projects: outline, rough sketches, penciling, lettering, inking, and editing. Student work is critiqued in class, and students hold individual meetings with the instructor. The class studies work...
Jan 22 - May 07
On Campus
Tuesday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Spring 2019
How to Convince with Numbers
Can't quite understand a financial or statistical application at work? Maybe you finally have an opportunity to pitch your start-up company to potential investors, or to identify the best use of your nonprofit’s funding, or to support your research findings. Numbers and stats can provide the data you need to make a convincing presentation. If it is time for you to better utilize elements of statistics and basic fin...
Jan 22 - May 07
On Campus
Tuesday
4:00 - 5:50 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...
Jan 22 - May 07
On Campus
Tuesday
12:00 - 2:45 PM
Spring 2019
French Intermediate 2
This is the second course of a two-part intermediate level sequence which reviews and refines previously studied and more complex grammatical structures and vocabulary. Language is taught in context through cultural and literary readings, films and other audiovisual and on-line resources. The course utilizes a multimedia textbook program, including an electronic workbook with audio, video, chapter exercises, and ac...
Jan 22 - May 09
On Campus
Tuesday
2:00 - 3:15 PM
Spring 2019
Public Relations: Practice and Critique
Students learn practical skills for conducting public relations campaigns through traditional and online outlets. They also explore theories of human behavior that help PR specialists develop campaigns and understand a campaign's effectiveness. Other readings compare public relations to propaganda campaigns and ethical issues of using information to manipulate behavior.
Jan 22 - May 07
On Campus
Tuesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2019
The Novel Workshop
This workshop is for students who want to develop the discipline and skills needed to write a novel. Exercises keep the class writing at a fast clip and are aimed at developing facility with elements of the novel, such as character, story, plot, dialogue, and meaning. Students encounter different possibilities of form, style, and subject matter through close readings of historical and contemporary novelists including...
Jan 22 - May 07
On Campus
Tuesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2019
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