Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    Jul 20, 2024  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FILM 240 - Movie Making Independent Study: Production

(TP/SS only)

This independent study course for the advanced film student focuses on producing a longer film, at least 20 minutes long, with a public screening upon completion of the project. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of A or B in FILM 110 , FILM 210 FILM 220 , FILM 230 ; and consent of film curriculum coordinator. Course may be taken up to three times. Hours to be assigned and arranged by coordinator. It is expected that students will spend approximately 150 hours to complete the work for the course.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate new editing skills in advanced Final Cut Pro software while working with a non-linear professional editing system and demonstrate the ability to edit the footage into a finished movie project.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop an idea into movie format by writing a script for the project.
  • Demonstrate the ability to produce a movie by developing a shooting schedule and budget; organizing and scheduling a production crew consisting of camera, lighting, and sound crews; and completing the shoot on schedule.
  • Demonstrate the ability to direct a movie by creating a shooting script and/or storyboard’s for the movie and working with the crew and actors to capture the student’s vision on videotape.

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