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FILM 2801 Film Producing

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as FILM 56.1.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory; 3 credits

The process of producing a film from acquisition of the property through distribution. Topics include: selling an idea; working with screenwriters; assembling financing; selecting primary personnel; casting; the production process; and the postproduction process. Hands-on work in breaking down a script, creating a budget, establishing a shooting schedule, preparing production strip boards and call sheets, negotiating deals, and working (or not) with unions.

Prerequisite: Film *1101 [1], 1201 [40.1], and 1301 [61]; or permission of the chairperson.


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