CINE 265 Documentary Production I
This intensive workshop course gives students an introduction in basic documentary field production in three areas: the interview, cinema verite, and lighting on location. The emphasis centers on camera operation, including filming the essential shots that are key to the edit of a documentary sequence, including: tripod usage, cinema verite, and various other handheld styles of documentary filming. Students will learn the basic aspects of recording location documentary sound with an emphasis on microphone placement, booming, and the usage of wireless and hard-wired microphones. The focus of the course will teach students how to work in a two-person documentary team using minimal equipment to capture intimate moments. Additional topics include set protocols specific to documentary, crew coordination strategies, gear checklists and preparation, logging, data wrangling, and the basics of delivering media to the editorial team.
Prerequisites MEDI 101 Cinematic Storytelling and MEDI 102 Cinema and Television Production and CINE 148 Introduction to Documentary
Requirements Sophomore Standing or Above (SO)
Minimum Credits 3 Maximum Credits 3
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