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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
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VCT 1137 - Filmmaking 2: Narrative Stories

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 2 Lab 2
Course Description: Filmmaking involves storytelling with images, group collaboration, and creative problem solving. Students explore pre-production, production, and post-production workflow as they plan, shoot, and edit a narrative film production. Note: Some course assignments require students to move, lift, and carry video equipment.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): VCT 1133 
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: VCT 1131 

Major Content
  1. The Filmmaking Process
  2. Production Planning
  3. Advanced Video Cameras
  4. Advanced Lighting
  5. Advanced Audio
  6. Team Film Productions
  7. Create a Narrative Story Film

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. use story structure.
  2. describe the process of moving from script to screen.
  3. demonstrate team work skills.
  4. describe the role of a producer.
  5. prepare pre-production proposals.
  6. prepare storyboards.
  7. arrange and organize crew, equipment, and facilities to film a production.
  8. operate video equipment in a productions setting.
  9. assemble video logs and footage.
  10. apply editing techniques to complete a production.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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