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Elective Courses

CINE 068 - Cinematography

FNAR 068
401 | T 10am-1pm | ADDM 207

This course will be a technical, practical and aesthetic exploration of the art and practice of cinematography as it pertains to film and digital video. Through screenings, in-class exercises and out-of class assignments, students will examine both the fundamentals of camera and lighting and the possibilities of using them for visual expression. Topics to be covered include composition, camera movement, lenses, filtration, exposure, hard vs. soft light, color temperature, location shooting, lighting instruments and how to use them, controlling light, grip equipment, the history of motion picture photography, current digital video technology and the increasing interaction between film and video.