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TVRA 7750X Directing Television Adaption: Analysis and Production

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as TVR 750.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

30 Lecture Hours and 30 Lab Hours; 3 credits

In-depth analysis of scenes from critically acclaimed adaptations of classic and modern literary and dramatic text. Art of adaptation. Principles and techniques of adapting for television, focusing on interpretation of texts and constructing its audio-visual realization through all phases of production: research and development, working with actors, set design and lighting, shot composition, editing and mixing sound in multi-camera live environment and post production. Students direct their own interpretation of a script of their choice. For the final common class project students choose one production position, according to their interests and skills.

Prerequisite: Permission of the Deputy Chair.


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