MDC661 Cinematic Design
Lead Faculty: Mr. Edward Alyn Warren III, MFA
This seminar covers the application of visual aesthetic theory in the design of contemporary cinema and visual communication. Topics include the physiological and psychological basis of visual design such as perception of light and color, and the use of compositional elements and principles of cinematic design to construct meaning in film.
- Evaluate, identify and apply the cinematic design principles of
composition, space, affinity, contrast, color, and movement as well
as visual progression and rhythm.
- Evaluate the visual cinematic design elements used in films,
videos, television and other narrative forms of motion picture
production for their contribution to narrative structure in a variety
of film genre.
- Evaluate the visual cinematic design principles and their effect on
the construction of meaning in film and video programs.
- Generate cinematic sequences using digital media that
demonstrates the effective application of the principles and
elements of visual cinematic design