PHOTOGRAPHY - CINEMA - CINEMATOGRAPHY (15 Units) ( Official )
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PHOTOGRAPHY - CINEMA - CINEMATOGRAPHY (15 Units) ( Official )

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Program Type: Occupational Skills Certificate

Division: Visual Arts and Media Studies

Program Description:
The curriculum prepares students for entry-level employment in motion picture camera crews for dramatic, documentary, advertising, or industrial films. The program introduces students to the responsibilities of, and skills needed for the Director of Photography, Camera Operator and Camera Assistants. Emphasis is placed on understanding cinematography as a part of a holistic approach to filmmaking.

An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Effective: Summer 2008

Required Units in the Major:    15

Required Courses
  PHOT 026A - BEGINNING FILMMAKING--ELECTRONIC (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 027 - CINEMATOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 026B - INTERMEDIATE FILMMAKING--ELECTRONIC (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 126 - DIGITAL FILM NARRATIVE (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 127 - ADVANCED CINEMATOGRAPHY (3.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives
  PHOT 021 - ELEMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 026C - ADVANCED FILMMAKING (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 025 - FILM ART (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 030 - INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL IMAGE EDITING (3.0 units)
  &
  THRT 007A - EARLY FILM HISTORY (3.0 units)
  &
  THRT 007B - CONTEMPORARY FILM HISTORY (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 155A - 3-D MODELING AND ANIMATION (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 057 - MOTION GRAPHICS (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 011A - FOUNDATION DRAWING (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 015 - SKETCHING FOR DESIGN (3.0 units)