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SLCC Catalog

   
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog
Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Oct 18, 2017
 
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog

Course Descriptions

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Course Numbering Information:
Courses at SLCC are identified by an alphabetic prefix (two to four letters) followed by a four-digit number. Numbers beginning with a “1” generally indicate a course designed primarily for freshmen (such as ENGL 1010 ); numbers beginning with a “2” generally indicate courses designed primarily for sophomores (such as MATH 2010 ); numbers beginning with a “0” generally indicate preparatory courses that are non-transferable (such as WRTG 0990 ).

 

Film

  
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    FLM 1023 - Introduction to Film (FA)

    Credits: 4
    Introduces students with no previous film training to historical, technical, and aesthetic developments of film within its cultural context. Film genres examined. Some materials presented are R-rated. Also listed as THEA 1023.

    Additional Course Fee Required


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    FLM 1045 - Beginning Film Production

    Credits: 6
    An intensive workshop experience in which students, crewing in their area of specialization, complete the shooting and post-production of projects up to 15 minutes in length. Required for film majors.

    Additional Course Fee Required


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    FLM 1055 - Intermediate Film Production

    Credits: 6
    An intensive workshop experience in which students complete pre-production building toward a final project which they will cast, staff, and shoot, producing a 15 to 20 minute short film. Required for film majors.

    Prerequisite: FLM 1045
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    FLM 1070 - Film and Culture (FA,DV)

    Credits: 4
    Course intended to raise diversity awareness through aesthetic, critical, and interdisciplinary examination of our American Cultural Identity through film. Presents film as an art form, as an industry, and ultimately a system of cultural representation and communication.

    Additional Course Fee Required


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    FLM 1075 - Screenwriting

    Credits: 3
    Introduces professional screenwriting techniques, with focus on properly formatting screenplays for film, including narrative style projects. The student will be required to develop a script using professional screenplay software.


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    FLM 1080 - Music In Film

    Credits: 2
    Instruction and discussion in the role of music in film. Students will examine the scores of historical and present-day films to learn different approaches to film scoring and the different roles music can play in film, and will learn about the process of creating music for film from the spotting session through the final audio mix.

    Prerequisite: FLM 1023 or concurrently, or instructor approval


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    FLM 1100 - Acting for the Camera I

    Credits: 1
    Acting for the camera focuses on discovering and developing strong acting techniques common to both stage and camera, on the relationship between actors and directors, and on developing basic camera techniques.


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    FLM 1101 - Acting for the Camera I Lab

    Credits: 3
    This lab course allows for practice time in both solo and interactive performances for the camera.

    Additional Course Fee Required


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    FLM 1200 - Acting for the Camera II

    Credits: 1
    Hands-on study of the camera actor’s craft. Emphasis on more advanced camera acting theories, auditioning techniques, practice of various camera techniques and the study of methods used by Film/TV actors.

    Prerequisite: FLM 1100


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    FLM 1201 - Acting for the Camera II Lab

    Credits: 3
    This lab course allows for practice time in both solo and interactive performances for the camera.

    Prerequisite: FLM 1101
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    FLM 1300 - Money & Creative Professionals

    Credits: 1
    Basic financial information for creative professionals or students interested in freelance work or setting up a studio. This course is useful for artists working in the areas of fine art, the many forms of design, photography, film/video, music, advertising, the performing arts and creative or technical writing.


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    FLM 1400 - Copyrights for Creative Professionals

    Credits: 1
    This introductory short course focuses on U.S. copyrights given to creative individuals who produce visual, musical, literary works of art or performing arts. The course also covers licensing and trademarking.


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    FLM 1420 - Salesmanship And Promotion For Creative Professionals

    Credits: 2
    This introductory short course will introduce basic sales and self-promotional principles and techniques specifically tailored for creative artists.


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    FLM 1440 - Building A Creative Business

    Credits: 2
    This introductory short course will introduce basic business structures and examine the process of setting up a business for creative professionals working in the areas of music, the many forms of visual design, fine art, animation, film and video, and the literary arts.


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    FLM 1513 - Stagecraft for Theatre & Film

    Credits: 3
    Introduction to technical theatre production as utilized in theatre, film and television.Forms of staging and production techniques. Set construction, painting, lighting, and sound are introduced.

    Corequisite: THEA 1160  


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    FLM 1515 - Basic Audio Production

    Credits: 3
    A broad overview of sound, sound systems, recording, and live sound reinforcement providing basic training in the physics of sound and the hardware and systems used to control and record it. No prerequisites.

    Additional Course Fee Required


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    FLM 1800 - Digital Media Tools/Techniques

    Credits: 4
    An introduction to digital media fundamentals and the evolving industry. Students obtain a hands-on, in-depth experience with digital media tools, content and production techniques. Industry standard hardware and software tools are used to create and edit images, audio, video, layout, and web media to create powerful media. Copyright and professional responsibility issues and trends are covered.

    Additional Course Fee Required


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    FLM 1900 - Independent Studies

    Credits: 1-2
    Prereq: Instructor approval. Students will plan their areas of study, performance and/or technical work with full-time instructor on an individual basis.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval


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    FLM 2015 - Film Directing And Techniques

    Credits: 4
    This course teaches film directing techniques and theory. Students will explore film directing history; film terminology, language and grammar; and story structure and basic acting theory. Students will: perform script analysis; prepare a shot list; diagram and block a scene; learn and exhibit methods to shoot and cover a scene; understand how to work with actors; learn to work with departments and crew.

    Prerequisite: FLM 1045, FLM 1055, or instructor approval
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    FLM 2045 - Commercial Film Production

    Credits: 4
    This course presents professional instruction in digital, industrial, and commercial production techniques for Film and broadcast. Required for film majors.

    Prerequisite: FLM 1045 and FLM 1055 both w/C grade or better
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    FLM 2065 - Motion Picture Sound

    Credits: 4
    Sound as a creative tool for enhanced story telling in film production. Use of proper equipment and techniques for acquisition of production sound; tools techniques and practices of audio post production.

    Prerequisite: FLM 1515
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    FLM 2075 - Advanced Video Editing And Postproduction

    Credits: 3
    This course teaches advanced video editing techniques and theory utilizing the industry standard editing software. Students will understand the use of color correction technique. Students will utilize keyframes, motion effects and advanced compositing techniques.

    Prerequisite: FLM 1045 and FLM 1055
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    FLM 2200 - Introduction to Film Criticism

    Credits: 4
    Film or theatre majors explore in-depth critical aspects of film including aesthetic and technical developments that have influenced film from its inception to present day. Students will view key films. Some R-rated films presented.

    Prerequisite: THEA 1013, THEA 1023/FLM 1023, or THEA 1070/FLM 1070


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    FLM 2500 - Bootcamp: Advanced Film Production Techniques

    Credits: 4
    The Bootcamp course provides the student with an experience comparable to a large-scale professional film shoot. Students are assigned to departments, including camera, sound, production, etc. working as a team to produce a 15-20 minute film.

    Additional Course Fee Required


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    FLM 2510 - Adv Video Prod - Documentary

    Credits: 4
    Provides advanced video production experiences for students who already possess significant media production skills. Students produce an audio documentary, a short documentary and work with groups (modeled after industry-standard production crews) to produce 30-minute documentary film projects.

    Prerequisite: COMM 2200 or FLM 1045
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    FLM 2513 - Introduction to Set Design for Stage & Screen

    Credits: 3
    This class examines process designers script analysis; conceptualization; collaboration; forms of presentation of a design (drawings, paintings, models, etc.); and preparation of design documents necessary for the physical execution of a design.

    Prerequisite: FLM 1513  or THEA 1513  
    Semester: Spring


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    FLM 2540 - Introduction to Stage Lighting

    Credits: 3
    Introduction to theatrical lighting. Lighting instruments, color theory, theater safety, basics of script analysis for lighting design will be taught. Prior technical theatre experience is helpful but not required.

    Semester: Spring


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    FLM 2715 - Cinematography

    Credits: 4
    This course covers advanced lighting techniques and camera technology for digital cinematography. Through lab demonstrations, studio projects and location settings, students will utilize professional motion-picture equipment to develop various compositional and technical skills. Digital camera equipment, lighting, filters, and other film technology will be explored.

    Prerequisite: FLM 1045, FLM 1055, ART 1310
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    FLM 2750 - Film Prod. Techn. Internship

    Credits: 1-3
    Students participate in Film Production internships through approved employers. Students learn practical work experience as it applies to their career in the Film Production Industry.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval


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    FLM 2800 - Film Acting for Directors

    Credits: 1
    Course demystifies the actor’s craft and develops a range of techniques through scene study, improvisations, exercises and script analysis. Techniques are invaluable to directors and writers.

    Corequisite: FLM 2801


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    FLM 2801 - Film Acting for Directors Lab

    Credits: 2
    This lab course provides practice time to focus on the principles discussed in FLM 2800.

    Prerequisite: THEA 1013, THEA 1023/FLM 1023, or THEA 1070/FLM 1070
    Corequisite: FLM 2800
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    FLM 2900 - Special Topics

    Credits: 3-4
    A course designed for students to explore specific areas of interest in a classroom setting.

    Prerequisite: THEA 1013, THEA 1023/FLM 1023, or THEA 1070/FLM 1070


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