Film Fundamentals

Film Fundamentals - FPD129

This course will provide students with an introduction to the history of film and an overview of the fundamental components that contribute to modern film language. Through the evaluation of short films and feature film clips, students will explore the elements of: lighting, shot composition, types of shots, moving shots, colour correction, art direction, production design, props, make up, wardrobe, screenwriting, visual effects, practical special effects, locations, sets, sound, music, titles and actor performance. Students will learn about the evolution from photo chemical motion picture film to digital.