SAC 306 - New Media Practices I
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
Department: LSA Screen Arts & Cultures
Credits:
4
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Enforced Prerequisites:
SAC 290.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Students should have basic working knowledge of the Macintosh platform, Photoshop, and digital video.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

SAC 306 is an intensive course which surveys an array of digital technologies and animation tools and how they are integral to contemporary media practice. Throughout the term, students will work individually and in small groups to explore, experiment and produce a series of digital exercises and one major project. Beginning with an examination of the historical tools and methods of the animated form and other camera-less methodologies, the course explores the development of the medium, its relationship to the cinematic form and the direction in which the form is going as the analog and digital arts begin to converge.

Course Requirements:

Knowledge of time-based media practice; familiarity with Mac-based computing is preferred but not essential.

Intended Audience:

Students interested in digital media practices and alternative approaches to short-form narrative and experimental practice.

Class Format:

Lecture/discussion/studio and field production.

SAC 306 - New Media Practices I
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
11359
Open
5
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 8:00PM
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