SAC 304 - Topics in Media Production I
Section: 001 Shorts from Short Stories
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
Department: LSA Film, Television, and Media
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Lab Fee:
Enforced Prerequisites:
SAC 290 with a minimum grade of C- or better, and a declared major in Screen Arts and Cultures.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This fast-paced adaptation course encompasses both screenwriting and production, taking published works of short fiction by contemporary authors and turning these short stories into short screenplays and then completed short films. Each student will propose a creative adaptation approach for a short story. Each student will then be a creative lead on one of the selected adaptations – in the role of screenwriter, director or producer – and may additionally take on cinematography or editing responsibilities. Workshops will train students in advanced lighting techniques and dual-system sound recording, as well as the use of high-end HD cinema cameras, mounts, lenses, filters and dolly equipment.

Course Requirements:

Intended Audience:

It is recommended that students have already taken either SAC 210 “Intro to Screenwriting” or SAC 366 "Fiction into Film."

SAC 304 - Topics in Media Production I
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
MW 1:00PM - 3:00PM
002 (LEC)
TuTh 3:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (LEC)
TuTh 9:00AM - 11:00AM
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