Production Practicum II

Course Description

Applies cinematic and directorial principles to the production of short fiction scenes based on a previously produced film. Covers preproduction activities such as script analysis and breakdown, shot selection, and on-set production protocols. Project is edited in the Post-production II course.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply creative processes to the production of short-format digital media programs.
  • Interpret the communication objectives of a scripted fiction scene by generating a shot list and digital storyboards in preparation for production.
  • Apply the principles of cinematic, sound, and visual design in the production of digital media assets that fulfill the creative and technical requirements for a professional digital media program.
  • Collaborate in the production of a digital media program as a production department crew member.
  • Apply on-set production protocols and professional techniques used in the production of a digital media program.
  • Implement visual and cinematic principles in the production of a short fiction script.
  • Implement professional techniques used in the production of image and sound media assets that meet the producer’s schedule and budget objectives.


Students need access to a prosumer digital still and/or video camera with variable zoom and/or prime lenses and tripod and additional audio field recording and lighting equipment.


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