Digital Cinema



Digital Cinema

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Course Offerings

One unit of credit equals four semester hours.

DC 405 Digital Cinema 
1 credit
This course introduces students to the core step-by-step process of making a short narrative film. Students will learn to turn their ideas into a short screenplay. They will take that screenplay and make a practical production plan around it. They will learn shooting strategies and techniques. Finally they will learn the basics of editing and will assemble their rough elements into a final cut.

DC 406 Screenwriting 
1 credit
This course introduces students to the tools and techniques of crafting a screenplay. Topics include proper formatting, story structure and story elements.

DC 407 Lighting for Cinema 
1 credit
This course introduces students to the tools, terminology and strategies involved with lighting in cinema.

DC 408 Cinematography 
1 credit
This course further explores working with camcorders, knowing what to control and how, gaining knowledge of common technical statistics and controlling the frame for deliberate results.

DC 409 Non-Linear Editing
1 credit
This course further explores non-linear computer editing. Editing basics and advanced tools are explored in depth.

Elmhurst College reserves the right to modify courses, schedules and program format without advance notice to students.

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