Introduction to Film

Students will have the unique opportunity to collaborate with a professional videographer and learn basic skills in the film making process. Students will identify and appreciate genres of film by viewing and analyzing several films throughout the semester. Students will apply learned skills by participating in the creation of independent and group film projects. Students will explore the progression of motion pictures through history and spend some time looking at the connection to photography. Some of the topics students will explore include lighting and color temperature, composition, and storytelling.