TVRA 3850 Directing Television Adaptation. Analysis and Production
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as TVR 50.
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2 hours lecture, 2 hours television laboratory; 3 credits
A workshop combining literary and technical skills. In-depth analysis of scenes from critically acclaimed adaptations of literary and dramatic texts. Principles and techniques of directing adaptation for television. Students learn elements of all phases of production: research and interpretation, working with actors, studio production techniques, teleplay director's craft, editing and mixing sound in multi-camera live environment and post production. Students direct their own interpretation of a script provided by professor. For the final common class project students choose one production position, according to their interests and skills. This course is the same as English 3195.
Prerequisite: A course in dramatic literature or Television and Radio 3951 [25.1] or 3861 [26.1] or 3871 [27.1].
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