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Fall 2021
May 18,2022
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COMM 308 - DIRECTING THE DOCUMENTARY FILM
This course emphasizes both theory and practice in the process of making a documentary work for the screen. Students do critical readings, analyze video documentaries and learn all the steps of production to develop an initial idea into a finished short documentary video. They perform a variety of tasks, such as writing a treatment, direction, production, camera work, sound and lighting techniques, editing and designing promotional materials. Each class consists of two sections: (1) a class discussion of readings and screening of selected documentary clips; (2) a production section where students work in their different assignments. Lab Fee.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lab, Online Course, Studio

Communications Department

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
FOR COMM 308

General Requirements:
Course or Test: COMM 218
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
and
Course or Test: COMM 217
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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