Metropolitan State University

SCRW 410 : Film Production and Editing II

A. Course Description
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: SCRW 315 Film Production and Editing I  
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: Goal LS - Upper Division Liberal Studies , Goal EL - General Education/Liberal Studies Elect.
 
Through a hands on, learn by doing experience, students will select a project, plan the production, audition actors, work as crew filming on location, and direct a short digital film. Each student will edit their own individual project. This course offers a complete package overview of writing and directing low budget, short narrative digital films. This course may be taken twice for credit.
B. Course Effective Dates: 12/15/2012 - 05/05/2015 05/06/2015 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Able to audition and cast actors for a short film.
  2. Can break down a script for production and scheduling purposes.
  3. Can schedule a short film production.
  4. Understand concepts and techniques of editing well enough to finish a polished, professional looking short film.
  5. Understand the production process for narrative digital films at an advanced level well enough to plan, produce, direct, and edit a creative, compelling, and professional short digital film.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
Goal LS - Upper Division Liberal Studies
    None
Goal EL - General Education/Liberal Studies Elect.
    None
G. Special Information
Community Engagement
Note: This course may be taken twice for credit.