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FILM, TELEVISION & DIGITAL MEDIA COURSES FOR FALL 2018

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1A / Freshman Symposium
(Formerly numbered 10A.) Laboratory, three hours. Course 1A is enforced requisite to 1B, which is enforced requisite to 1C. Limited to Film and Television majors. Structured forum in which freshmen meet on regular basis to discuss curricular issues, meet with faculty members from department, and have exposure to array of guest speakers from media industries. Letter grading.


4 / Introduction to Art and Technique of Filmmaking
(Formerly numbered 122B.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Students acquire understanding of practical and aesthetic challenges undertaken by artists and professionals in making of motion pictures and television. Examination of film as both art and industry: storytelling, sound and visual design, casting and performance, editing, finance, advertising, and distribution. Exploration of American and world cinema from filmmaker's perspective. Honing of analytical skills and development of critical vocabulary for study of filmmaking as technical, artistic, and cultural phenomenon. P/NP or letter grading.


6A / History of American Motion Picture
(Formerly numbered 106A.) Lecture/screenings, eight hours; discussion, one hour. Historical and critical survey, with examples, of American motion picture both as developing art form and as medium of mass communication. Letter grading.


33 / Introductory Screenwriting
(Formerly numbered 133.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Not open for credit to students with credit for course C132/C430. Structural analysis of feature films and development of professional screenwriters' vocabulary for constructing, deconstructing, and reconstructing their own work. Screenings of films and selected film sequences in class and by assignment. P/NP or letter grading.


M50 / Introduction to Visual Culture
(Same as English M50.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour; laboratory, two hours. Enforced requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing requirement. Study of how visual media, including advertising, still and moving images, and narrative films, influence contemporary aesthetics, politics, and knowledge. P/NP or letter grading.


52 / Cinematography
(Formerly numbered 150.) Lecture, three hours; laboratory, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 1A. Limited to Film and Television majors. Introduction to motion imaging photography for thorough understanding of fundamental tools and principles of cinematography to create images that support and enhance story of film, achieve comprehension of principles of motion imaging photography through lectures, discussions, and screenings, develop skills of cinematographer by shooting exercises during laboratory period, and acquire appreciation of art of cinematography. Language and skills of image construction provided, as well as image analysis and deconstruction. Letter grading.


101A / Junior Symposium
(Formerly numbered 100A.) Laboratory, three hours. Course 101A is enforced requisite to 101B, which is enforced requisite to 101C. Limited to Film and Television majors. Structured forum in which juniors meet on regular basis to discuss curricular issues, meet with faculty members, and have exposure to array of guest speakers from within film industry. Letter grading.


108 / History of Documentary Film
Lecture/screenings, eight hours; discussion, one hour. Philosophy of documentary approach in motion pictures. Development of critical standards and examination of techniques of teaching and persuasion used in selected documentary, educational, and propaganda films. Letter grading.


114 / Film Genres
Lecture/screenings, five hours; discussion, one hour. Study of specific film genre (e.g., Western, gangster cycle, musical, silent epic, comedy, social drama). P/NP or letter grading.


122D / Film Editing: Overview of History, Technique, and Practice
Lecture, three hours. Practical application of film editing techniques, how they have evolved, and continue to evolve. Examination of history of editing, as well as current editing trends, terminology, and workflow. P/NP or letter grading.


122E / Digital Cinematography
Lecture, three hours. With lectures, screenings, and demonstrations, study of principles of digital cinematography. How tools and techniques affect visual storytelling process. Topics include formats, aspect ratios, cameras, lenses, special effects, internal menu picture manipulation, lighting, composition, coverage, high definition, digital exhibition, filtration, multiple-camera shooting. P/NP or letter grading.


M124 / Sex, Race, and Difference in Transnational Film
(Same as Gender Studies M124.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Drawing on feminist media studies, training of students in media literacy so they acquire necessary skills to critically interrogate film as medium of communication and to appreciate how film provides lens to examine some of most critical issues of our time. Development of understanding of transnationality to examine how circulations of capital, labor, and commodities transect, render problematic, and sometimes reinforce national borders. Examination of role of film in both exemplifying and representing these conditions of transnationality. How films enable understanding of historical and contemporary relationships between mobility, coercion, and migration; colonialism and settler colonialism; Orientalism, geopolitics, and sexuality; cultural identity and diaspora; transnational conceptions of sexual desire and embodiment; immigration and religious difference; and criminalization of racial difference. P/NP or letter grading.


135A / Advanced Screenwriting Workshop
Laboratory, three hours. Requisite: course 134. Course 135A is requisite to 135B, which is requisite to 135C. Course in film and television writing. First act of original screenplay to be developed. Letter grading.


C144 / Interactive Multimedia Authoring
Lecture, three hours; laboratory, three hours. Introduction to expressive and aesthetic potential of interactive digital media and its theoretical issues. Exploration of methodologies and tools for media integration, interface design, and interactive audiovisual construction. Students conceive, produce, and master individual interactive multimedia projects. May be repeated once for credit. Concurrently scheduled with course C244. Letter grading.


C147 / Planning Independent Feature Production
Lecture, three hours; laboratory, one hour. Analysis of procedure, problems, and budgets in planning feature-length script for film and television production, with emphasis on role of producer and creative organizational techniques of producing. Concurrently scheduled with course C247. Letter grading.


154 / Film Editing
Lecture, three hours; laboratory, two hours. Enforced requisite: course 101A. Limited to Film and Television majors. Introduction to artistic and technical problems of film editing, with practical experience in editing of image and synchronous sound. Letter grading.


155 / Introduction to Digital Media and Tools
Lecture, six hours; laboratory, one hour. Enforced requisite: course 101A. Limited to Film and Television majors. Instruction and exercises in basic concepts and software of virtual production environments and digital postproduction tools. Letter grading.


C157 / Lighting for Film and Television
Lecture, two hours; laboratory, six hours. Requisite: course 52. Limited to Film and Television majors. Lectures, supervised exercises on stage or in exterior, screenings of scenes, and discussions aimed at learning to master lighting to create appropriate mood or atmosphere of premeditated scene recorded on film or through electronic system. May be repeated twice for credit. Concurrently scheduled with course C417. Letter grading.


C158 / Digital Workflow
Lecture, three hours; laboratory, two hours. Requisites: courses 52, 185. Limited to departmental majors. Through discussions, demonstrations, outside speakers, and laboratory assignments, demystification of ever-changing world of digital workflow. Students plan, schedule, and budget their overall workflow in preproduction. May be repeated once for credit. Concurrently scheduled with course C454C. Letter grading.


163 / Directing Cameras
Laboratory, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 101A. Limited to Film and Television majors. Investigation of expressive potential of image within and beyond narrative from directorial perspective. Experiments with working methodologies that stimulate visual creativity and positioning image as fundamental element of cinematic expression. Letter grading.


175A / Undergraduate Film Production
Lecture, four hours; laboratory, eight hours. Requisite: 185. Course 175A is requisite to 175B. Limited to Film and Television majors. Writing, preproduction, and production for short film. Letter grading.


C181A / Introduction to Animation
(Formerly numbered 181A.) Lecture, three hours; laboratory, three hours. Drawing experience not required. Fundamentals of animation through preparation of short animated film. Concurrently scheduled with course C481A. P/NP or letter grading.


C181B / Writing for Animation
(Formerly numbered 181B.) Lecture, six hours; studio, to be arranged. Requisite: course C181A or consent of instructor. Research and practice in creative writing and planning for animated film. May be repeated for maximum of 16 units. Concurrently scheduled with course C481B. P/NP or letter grading.


183B / Producing II: Entertainment Economics
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Open to nonmajors. Critical understanding of strategies and operating principles that drive flow of revenue in entertainment industry. Exploration of theoretical frameworks and development of critical perspective, while studying industrial processes through which movie and television properties are financed and exploited throughout all revenue streams. May be taken independently for credit. Letter grading.


184B / Overview of Contemporary Television Industry
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Examination of evolving economic structures and business practices in contemporary Hollywood television industry, with emphasis on operations of networks and cable companies, series development, marketing, and network branding from 1947 to present. Letter grading.


C186A / Advanced Documentary Workshop
(Formerly numbered 186A.) Lecture, three hours; laboratory, three hours; fieldwork, four to six hours. Requisite: course 185. Course 186A is requisite to 186B, which is requisite to 186C. Introductory viewing and discussion of selected documentaries and instruction in various production skills necessary to create video documentaries. Completion of series of exercises from conceptualization through postproduction, culminating in production of short documentary. Concurrently scheduled with course C403A. Letter grading.


194 / Internship Seminars: Film, Television, and Digital Media
Seminar, two hours. Corequisite: course 195. Designed for students currently in departmental internships. General introduction to contemporary film and television industries and discussion and engagement with and expansion on internship experiences. Common business practices and expansion of critical understanding of industry at large. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.


195 / Corporate Internships in Film, Television, and Digital Media
Tutorial, one hour; fieldwork, 12 hours. Enforced corequisite: course 194. Limited to juniors/seniors. Corporate internship in supervised setting in business related to film, television, and digital media industries. Students meet on regular basis with instructor and provide periodic reports of their experience. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract with supervising faculty member required. P/NP grading.


201A / Seminar: Media Industries and Cultures of Production -- Foundations
Seminar, three hours; film screenings, three hours. Critical survey of various scholarly traditions and methods (ethnographic, sociological, political-economic, geographic) that have been used to study film and television production practices as cultural, social, and industrial phenomena, as basis for individual student research projects. Letter grading.


204 / Seminar: Visual Analysis
Seminar, three hours; film screenings, two to four hours. Study of visual analysis (or textual analysis), using DVD accessing features, as approach to learning what makes film great and distinct art form. Exploration of role of visual style in narrative fiction filmmaking to attempt to understand some ways it can operate. Letter grading.


206A / Seminar: European Film History
Seminar, three hours; film screenings, four to six hours. Designed for graduate students. Studies in different periods of European cinemas or movements. Topics may include Italian neorealism, French film of 1930s, French New Wave and crime film, Weimar cinema, and Soviet silent cinema. See annual departmental listings for special topics. May be repeated twice for credit with topic change. Letter grading.


206B / Seminar: Selected Topics in American Film History
Seminar, three hours; film screenings, three hours. Seminar with focus on specific topic or period in American film history. Letter grading.


207 / Seminar: Experimental Media
Seminar, three hours; film screenings, four to six hours. Designed for graduate students. Studies of form, style, politics, and history of experimental, innovative, avant-garde, and minority film and video. Letter grading.


208A / Seminar: Film Structure
Seminar, three hours; film screenings, four to six hours. Designed for graduate students. Examination of various film conventions, both fictional and nonfictional, and of role of structure in motion picture. S/U or letter grading.


211A / Seminar: Historiography
Seminar, three hours; film screenings, three hours. Limited to Film and Television M.A. candidates. Beginning examination of function and methods of writing film and television history as seen in works of key historians in U.S. and Europe. S/U or letter grading.


212 / Cinema and Media Studies Graduate Colloquium
Lecture, two hours. Exchange with scholars inside and outside department through lectures and academic paper presentation and offers students practice in presenting papers for professional conferences, CV writing seminars, job market/interview preparation seminars, and discussion of current topics and trajectory of area of cinema and media studies. May be repeated for maximum of 14 units. S/U grading.


215 / Seminar: Theory and Method
Seminar, three hours. Limited to Film and Television Ph.D. candidates. Examination of major modes of theoretical reflection that bear on film and television through study of central texts of such traditions as phenomenology, auteurism, semiology, psychoanalysis, sociology, etc. S/U or letter grading.


215B / Seminar: Text and Context in Intermedia Age
Seminar/screenings, five hours. Theoretical and methodological approaches to media texts and contexts beginning with theories that located aesthetic, ideological, and cultural meanings in literary, theatrical, film, or television texts or group of texts to latter approaches from within material, social, and industrial contexts from which media texts emerge. Letter grading.


222 / Seminar: Film Genres
Seminar, three hours; film screenings, four to six hours. Designed for graduate students. Studies of patterns, styles, and themes of such genres as Western, gangster, war, science fiction, comedy, etc. May be repeated twice for credit. S/U or letter grading.


C244 / Interactive Multimedia Authoring
Lecture, three hours; laboratory, three hours. Introduction to expressive and aesthetic potential of interactive digital media and its theoretical issues. Exploration of methodologies and tools for media integration, interface design, and interactive audiovisual construction. Students conceive, produce, and master individual interactive multimedia projects. May be repeated once for credit. Concurrently scheduled with course C144. Letter grading.


246 / Seminar: Issues in Electronic Culture
Seminar, three hours; laboratory, three hours. Critical studies seminar with major hands-on laboratory component that explores impact of new digital technologies on contemporary culture and aesthetics. Students do laboratory projects using visualization, image manipulation tools, and Internet authoring tools. Letter grading.


C247 / Planning Independent Feature Production
Lecture, three hours; laboratory, one hour. Analysis of procedure, problems, and budgets in planning feature-length script for film and television production, with emphasis on role of producer and creative organizational techniques of producing. Concurrently scheduled with course C147. Letter grading.


270 / Seminar: Film Criticism
Seminar, three hours; film screenings, four to six hours. Designed for graduate students. Study of key aesthetic questions of analysis and evaluation in relation to central works of motion picture criticism. May be repeated once for credit. S/U or letter grading.


283A / Fundamentals of Writing for Television
Lecture, three hours. Comprehensive overview of today's television landscape for writers, with emphasis on new structures and formats ushered in by on-demand, digital television revolution. Letter grading.


283B / Writing Half-Hour Comedy Pilot and Series Bible
Seminar, three hours. Requisite: course 283A. Examination of basics of half-hour pilot format, style, and content, and learning of principles behind network needs and choices in choosing pilots. Workshop in which to discuss ideas and issues with class and instructor. Weekly progress on original half-hour pilot and series bible required. Letter grading.


284B / Writing One-Hour Drama Pilot and Series Bible
Seminar, three hours. Requisite: course 283A. Examination of basics of drama pilot format, style, and content, and learning of principles behind network needs and choices in choosing pilots. Workshop in which to discuss ideas and issues with class and instructor. Weekly progress on original drama pilot and series bible required. Letter grading.


287A / Introduction to Art and Business of Producing I
Seminar, three hours. Introduction for first-year producers program students to producer's role in navigating unique dynamic between art and commerce in entertainment industry. Overview of development, production, and distribution of feature films for worldwide theatrical market, including identifying material, attracting elements, and understanding basics of studio and independent financing and distribution. S/U or letter grading.


288A / Feature Film Development I
Lecture, three hours. Course 288A is requisite to 288B. Practical hands-on approach to understanding and implementing producer's role in development of feature film screenplay and negotiating particulars of production process. Through in-class discussions, script analysis, story notes, and select guest speakers, exposure to various entities that comprise feature film development process. Basic introduction to story and exploration of proper technique for evaluating screenplays through writing of coverage. S/U or letter grading.


290A / Research and Development I
Seminar, three hours. Forum for roundtable strategy sessions and mock story meetings with instructor, students, and various industry guests. Development of one story idea for thesis project. S/U or letter grading.


292B / Advanced Television Development Workshop
Seminar, three hours. Advanced examination of techniques and strategies for concept ideation, property acquisition, and television adaption. Development of television series concepts based on preexisting material. S/U or letter grading.


297A / Digital Media Producing 1
Seminar, three hours. Overview of changing world of storytelling through development of new technologies and new media. Conceptualization and pitch of innovative, original, digital media concepts with interactive or participatory story elements for review and feedback by class, instructor, and guests. S/U or letter grading.


298A / Special Studies in Film and Television
Seminar, three hours; film screenings, three hours. Designed for graduate students. Seminar study of problems in film and television, organized on topic basis. May be repeated once for credit. S/U or letter grading.


375 / Teaching Apprentice Practicum
Seminar, to be arranged. Preparation: apprentice personnel employment as teaching assistant, associate, or fellow. Teaching apprenticeship under active guidance and supervision of regular faculty member responsible for curriculum and instruction at UCLA. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.


401 / Film Analysis for Filmmakers
Lecture/screenings, five hours. Limited to graduate film and television students. Drawing heavily from array of historical examples, examination of many expressive strategies useable in creation of moving image art forms. Unifying theory and practice, presentation of approach to viewing great films of past that empowers filmmakers to use sound and images to tell original stories in present. Focus on strategic decision making in areas of writing, design, cinematography, editing, sound, and performance to enable filmmakers to discover their own personal style for telling stories on screen. Letter grading.


402A / Advanced Narrative Directing Workshop
Laboratory, six or 12 hours; fieldwork, to be arranged. Requisites: courses 405, 409, 410A, 410B, 410C, 433. Limited to nine graduate film and television students. Production of 10- to 15-minute fiction film or project. Students budget and preproduce their projects by end of first term. Letter grading.


C403A / Advanced Documentary Workshop
(Formerly numbered 403A.) Lecture/discussion/laboratory, 16 to 24 hours; fieldwork, to be arranged. Requisites: courses 409, 410A, 410B, 410C, 433. Limited to graduate film and television students. Production of advanced individual documentary film or video projects. Students conceptualize, research, write, shoot (on location), and edit projects to completion. May be repeated once for credit. Concurrently scheduled with courses C186A. S/U or letter grading.


408A / Avid Editing 1
Studio, four hours; laboratory, to be arranged. Individual instruction in Avid nonlinear editing system. S/U or letter grading.


409 / Directing Actors for Camera Workshop
Workshop, six hours; laboratory, to be arranged; laboratory preparation, two to four hours. Limited to M.F.A. production program students. Team-taught with five weeks designed to give director actor/camera techniques, and five weeks to offer basic strategies to elicit good performances from actors. Emphasis on problems faced when directing actors for film. S/U or letter grading.


410A / Symposium
Seminar, three hours. Limited to and required of first-year M.F.A. production program students. Exploration of principal concepts of film and television production within context of preproduction, production, and postproduction, providing forum for synthesis of knowledge gained in various first-year technical craft courses. Exploration of strategies for learning production within academic environment. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.


410B / Cinematography
Seminar, three hours. Limited to and required of first-year M.F.A. production program students. Production workshop designed to give hands-on experience in all aspects of film production (tools and practicum of medium) as each student writes/directs/edits six-minute film. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.


410C / Postproduction
Seminar, three hours. Limited to and required of first-year M.F.A. production program students. Production workshop designed to give hands-on experience in all aspects of film production (tools and practicum of medium) as each student writes/directs/edits six-minute film. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.


410D / Postproduction Sound
Seminar, three hours. Requisites: courses 405, 409. Limited to and required of first-year M.F.A. production program students. Technical and aesthetic aspects of postproduction sound recording, editing, and rerecording for film and television. Application of principles of sound design to student films while using UCLA's John Candy Room and Scoring Stage for Automatic Dialogue Replacement (ADR), Foley, and mixing. Use of Pro Tools LE for recording, editing, and mixing, selection and use of microphones and mixing consoles, and incorporation of Final Cut Pro soundtracks into mix environment. Students record ADR and Foley and present mix of edited dialogue/ADR, Foley, sfx, and music tracks by end of term. Letter grading.


C417 / Lighting for Film and Television
(Formerly numbered 417.) Lecture, two hours; laboratory, six hours. Limited to graduate film and television students. Lectures, supervised exercises on stage or in exterior, screenings of scenes, and discussions aimed at learning to master lighting to create appropriate mood or atmosphere of premeditated scene recorded on film or through electronic system. May be repeated twice for credit. Concurrently scheduled with course C157. Letter grading.


419 / Advanced Cinematography
Lecture, two hours; discussion, one hour; laboratory, one hour. Requisites: courses 417, 418. Limited to graduate film and television students. Advanced study of principles of cinematography, with emphasis on exposure, lighting, and selection of film, camera, and lenses. S/U or letter grading.


423A / Direction of Actors for Film and Television
Lecture, four hours; laboratory. Preparation: first film project. Limited to graduate film and television students. Required of all production majors shooting fiction thesis. Exercises in analysis of script and character for purpose of directing actors in film and television productions. Emphasis on eliciting best possible performance from actors. May be repeated twice for credit. S/U or letter grading.


431 / Introduction to Film and Television Screenwriting
Lecture, three hours. Limited to graduate film and television students. Introductory course in problems of film and television screenwriting. S/U or letter grading.


433 / Writing Short Screenplays
Lecture, three hours. Limited to and required of first-year M.F.A. production program students. Conception, development, and writing of six-minute dramatic film script to be produced in courses 410A, 410B, 410C. Letter grading.


434 / Advanced Screenwriting
Seminar, three hours. Requisite: course 431. Advanced problems in writing of original film and television screenplays. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.


435 / Advanced Writing for Short Film and Television Screenplays
Discussion, three hours. Requisite: course 410C. Limited to graduate film and television students. Conception, development, and writing of dramatic film script to be produced as advanced or thesis project. Letter grading.


437 / Adaptation for Screen
Seminar, three hours. Requisites: courses C430, 431. Students analyze techniques of dramatic adaptation and apply them by writing their own scripted adaptations. Students read selected texts and view their filmed versions in order to learn various approaches to adaptation. Students workshop their own screenplays adapted from preselected list of stories. Letter grading.


453 / Postproduction Sound Design
Lecture, three hours. Designed to give film students insight into world of postproduction sound and to provide knowledge and tools necessary to complete postwork on their projects. Exploration of all areas of postproduction sound design from editing to final mixing. How to effectively use sound design to enhance storytelling capability of films, evaluate music choices, pick composer, music edit, create sound design to enhance story points, discover design opportunities, and select right sound effects. How to edit dialogue, prep for Automatic Dialogue Replacement and Foley sessions, and supervise final sound mix. Screening of numerous film clips to provide examples of postsound choices that demonstrate effective use of sound design. S/U or letter grading.


C454B / Advanced Film Editing
Lecture, three hours; laboratory, one hour. Preparation: submission of rough cut of existing project or proposal to edit work of another director. Limited to film and television students in postproduction phase with advanced knowledge of organization and operation of postproduction process. Students may also propose to edit significant scene given to them by instructor. Concurrently scheduled with course C154B. Letter grading.


C454C / Digital Workflow
(Formerly numbered 454C.) Lecture, three hours; laboratory, two hours. Limited to departmental majors. Through discussions, demonstrations, outside speakers, and laboratory assignments, demystification of ever-changing world of digital workflow. Students plan, schedule, and budget their overall workflow in preproduction. May be repeated once for credit. Concurrently scheduled with course C158. Letter grading.


459A / Directing for Film and Television
Lecture, three hours. Limited to graduate film and television students. Analysis and exploration, with specific scenes, of differences and many similarities in directorial approach to same literary material in theater, film, and television. S/U or letter grading.


C481A / Introduction to Animation
Lecture, three hours; laboratory, three hours. Drawing experience not required. Fundamentals of animation through preparation of short animated film. Concurrently scheduled with course C181A. S/U or letter grading.


C481B / Writing for Animation
Lecture, six hours; studio, to be arranged. Requisite: course C481A or consent of instructor. Research and practice in creative writing and planning for animated film. May be repeated for maximum of 16 units. Concurrently scheduled with course C181B. S/U or letter grading.


482B / Advanced Animation Workshop
Lecture, three hours; studio, to be arranged. Requisites: courses 181A, 181B, 181C. Advanced organization and integration of various creative arts used in animation, resulting in production of complete animated film. May be repeated for maximum of 16 units. S/U or letter grading.


483A / Advanced Computer Animation
Lecture, six hours; laboratory, four hours. Requisites: courses 181A, 181C, 482A. Recommended: course 181B. Course 483A is requisite to 483B, which is requisite to 483C. Creation and production of complete and original advanced computer animated film. Letter grading.


484A / Visual Thinking and Organization for Animation
Lecture, six hours; laboratory, four hours. Course 484A is requisite to 484B. Systematic approach to analyzing and communicating two-dimensional and three-dimensional form and applying traditional compositional approaches to animation. May be repeated for maximum of 16 units. Letter grading.


488A / Interactive Animation
Lecture, six hours; laboratory, to be arranged. Requisites: courses 181A, 181C, 489A. Organization and integration of various creative arts used in animation and interactive media to form complete study of selective interactive animation project. May be repeated for maximum of 16 units. Letter grading.


488B / Advanced Interactive Animation
Lecture, six hours; laboratory, to be arranged. Requisite: course 488A. Organization and integration of various creative arts used in animation and interactive animation to form completed project of selected interactive topic. May be repeated for maximum of 16 units. Letter grading.


489A / Computer Animation in Film and Video
Lecture, six hours; laboratory, four to eight hours; other, to be arranged. Preparation: completed animated film. Requisites: courses 181A, 181C. Instruction in and supervised production of computer animation. May be repeated for maximum of 16 units. Letter grading.


495A / Practice of Teaching Film and Television
Seminar, three hours. Required of all teaching assistants and associates in critical studies program. Orientation and preparation of graduate students who have responsibility to assist in teaching undergraduate courses in department; discussion of problems common to teaching experience. S/U grading.


498 / Professional Internship in Film and Television
Tutorial, to be arranged. Full- or part-time at studio or on professional project. Designed for M.F.A. program advanced students. Internship at various film, television, or theater facilities accentuating creative contribution, organization, and work of professionals in their various specialties. Given only when projects can be scheduled. S/U or letter grading.


596A / Directed Individual Studies: Research
Tutorial, to be arranged. Limited to graduate students. May be repeated with consent of instructor. S/U or letter grading.


596B / Directed Individual Studies: Writing
Tutorial, to be arranged. Limited to graduate students. May be repeated with consent of instructor. S/U or letter grading.


596C / Directed Individual Studies: Directing
Tutorial, to be arranged. Limited to graduate students. May be repeated with consent of instructor. S/U or letter grading.


596F / Directed Individual Studies: Production
Tutorial, to be arranged. Limited to graduate students. May be repeated with consent of instructor. S/U or letter grading.


597 / Preparation for Ph.D. Qualifying Examinations in Film and Television
Tutorial, to be arranged. May be taken for maximum of 12 units. S/U grading.


599 / Ph.D. Dissertation in Film and Television
Tutorial, to be arranged. Preparation: advancement to Ph.D. candidacy. Research and writing for Ph.D. dissertation. May be repeated. S/U grading.


 

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