MDC651 Digital Cinematography
Lead Faculty: Mr. Edward Alyn Warren III, MFA
This workshop focuses on digital cinematography and the aesthetic aspects of cinematic practice. Students evaluate core concepts of cinematography: composition, lighting, camera movement, lens selection and the technical limitations and advantages of digital cinematography. Taken concurrently with MDC 651P 'studio practicum', students apply cinematic techniques using digital still and video cameras.
- Evaluate the digital and film cinematic techniques used by cinematographers in a variety of genre
- Evaluate the fundamental cinematic principles associated with the technical and artistic craft of cinematography.
- Evaluate orally and in writing the aesthetics of digital and film cinematography
- Apply critical thinking and independent research in critiques of peer projects using synchronous and asynchronous responses.
- Identify and evaluate orally and in writing a variety of cinematic solutions to production problems faced by filmmakers in both digital and film media.
- Design a shooting plan for a narrative script that applies the discipline standards and techniques of narrative cinematography