Jun 06, 2023  
2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

MAET-210 Cinema Production

Credits 4 / 6 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD-090, ACRD-091 or ACRD-092, completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of ACRD-080; MAET-100  
Covers advance planning techniques and aesthetic principles for cinema and streaming movie production. Content focus will be on dramatic film-style (single-camera) narrative productions. Students will form industry standard crews that will shoot both on location and on a motion picture sound stage.

Course Outcomes
1. Identify and discuss the role of selected aesthetic elements in the effectiveness and impact in both long sweep and segmented narrative film, television and video programs 2. Identify the key roles on a motion picture set including but not limited to: Director of Photography; Camera Operator; First Assistant Camera; Second Assistant Camera; Digital Imaging Technician; Steadicam Operator; Motion Control Technician, Key Grip; Best Boy Grip; Dolly Grip; Rigging Grip; Gaffer; Best Boy Electrical; Rigging Electrician; Lighting Technician; Lamp Operator; Video Assist Operator; Set Designer, Crafty, Casting, Sound Mixer, Boom Operator; Special Effects Supervisor; Stunt Coordinator; Costume Supervisor; Location Manager; Production Assistant 3. Demonstrate knowledge of professional expectations and demands associated with video/cinema working environments 4. Identify and describe the roles and responsibilities of a video/cinema producer 5. Identify key video/cinema unions and describe how they relate to project management and budgeting 6. Demonstrate the process of working collaboratively within a production­ based group 7. Demonstrate the ability to shoot professional-quality video in a variety of “film style” single-camera field-based production environments 8. Follow the directives of a video/cinema director 9. Demonstrate “production etiquette” by adhering to and following crew calls 10. Research equipment specifications and purchase/rental costs, and prepare a formal budget for the production of any professional video/cinema program 11. Create a complete production book including but not limited to script, storyboards, treatment, schedule, release forms, media authorization forms, site survey forms 12. Demonstrate the process of “packaging” a complete video/cinema project 13. Demonstrate the process of program completion including editing, packaging, distribution, etc.