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Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology 819
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Spanish 940
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Translation and Interpreting Studies 942
Urban Education 300
Video Production 089
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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 School of Arts and Sciences-Newark Academic Programs and Courses Video Production 089 Courses  


21:089:104 Introduction to Video Production (4) Basics of video production: preproduction planning, shooting (including framing, camera angles, and the role of lenses), lighting, sound, and digital editing. By combining lectures, screenings, and a diverse variety of video production assignments, the course will provide students with a strong grasp of all key concepts and skills needed to produce high-quality videos.
21:089:203 Core Topics in Video Production (3) Course topics will vary. Course fulfills the "Arts & Media" core curriculum requirement.
21:089:204 Intermediate Video Production (4) Areas of study include the stages of dramatic and documentary preproduction, production, and postproduction, as well as more technically advanced lessons on cameras, video formats, lenses, lighting, sound recording, and more sophisticated approaches to editing and postproduction. Prerequisite: 21:089:104.
21:089:256 Art and History of Film (3) Development of the film as an art form; its origins in stage techniques; the emergence of a film aesthetic through the contributions of various international artists.
21:089:280 The Music Video: Mirror to Contemporary Society (3) Music video is a significant and compelling form of contemporary popular culture, one that is widely circulated and complex. This course engages questions such as: How can we engage critically with music video and its role in popular culture? What do contemporary music videos have to tell us about patterns of cultural identity today? How are the constructions of race, gender, ethnicity, and privilege put on display, reinforced, and sometimes challenged?
21:089:281 Portraits of Climate Inequality (3) The class will focus on documentary video techniques and the personal exploration of people who have been affected by climate change and environmental justice in their everyday lives.
21:089:304 Convergence (3) Examines early experiments with converging technologies, as well as how digitization, electronic commerce, and new forms of information delivery are changing the nature of television. Prerequisites: 21:086:201 or 202, or by permission of instructor.
21:089:309 Imagery and Culture (3) Examines multiple approaches to understanding media and culture, including ways in which imagery affects perceptions of race, gender, consumer behavior, politics, and social roles; explores imagery in popular culture, new media, film, and art. Prerequisites: 21:086:201 or 202, or by permission of instructor.
21:089:319 Narrative Production (4) Builds on skills developed in Intermediate Video Production; students develop a shooting script and direct an original television drama. Scripts may include those from 21:089:445 Drama Writing for Television. Prerequisite: 21:089:204.
21:089:331 Production Lab (3) This course is designed to give students the opportunity to collaborate in the planning and execution of upcoming arts, community, and cultural video projects at Express Newark. Students will work within the production studio and on premises. Focus on gaining a fundamental understanding of testing, assessing, configuration, and assembly of lighting, sound, camera, and broadcast equipment based on production meetings, standard operating procedures, notes, and call sheets. Prerequisites: Requires completion of 21:089:204 and interview with M. Stachiw.
21:089:333 Documentary Production (4) Builds on skills developed in Intermediate Video Production. Students research, shoot, and edit a documentary video. Prerequisite: 21:089:204.
21:089:393,394 Internship in Video Production (3,3) Open to video production majors in junior or senior year. Prerequisites: Permission of program coordinator and instructor directing the study.
21:089:440,441 Topics in Video Production (3,3) Class focuses on a particular topic that is not usually covered in general coursework. Topics may include specialization in certain areas such as lighting, location audio, postproduction audio, creative approaches, or advanced production theory. Prerequisites: 21:089:104 and 204.
21:089:445 Screenwriting (3) Students will learn the basic principles of fiction screenwriting including three-act structure, visual storytelling, character development, dialogue, theme, and plot development. Course goals include developing screenwriting skills while exploring one's original voice as a writer.
21:089:487 Independent Study in Video Production (3) By permission of program coordinator.
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