This course is the first of a two-course certificate program which will provide an introduction to the skills used in on-set film production, including all forms of narrative media which utilize film-industry standard organizational structure, professional equipment and on-set procedures. In addition to the use of topical lectures, PowerPoint presentations, videos and hand-outs, the course will include demonstrations of equipment and set operations as well as hands-on learning experiences. Students will: 1.Identify and describe film production organizational structure. 2.Define job descriptions in various film craft areas, names, uses, and protocols. 3.Explain the connections between these areas, names, uses, and protocols on-set. 4.Operate full lighting and grip equipment. 5.Summarize the above knowledge for purposes of self-marketing.

Lecture Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 3.00Total Hours: 6.00