Student Learning Outcomes
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1. Communication: Graduates integrate the elements of storytelling and collaborate with and direct participants in a project to communicate ideas to an intended audience.
2. Context: Graduates evaluate aesthetics and a wide range of stories in various genres and film history and develop research skills to support creative vision and outcome.
3. Pre-Production: Graduates conceptualize and create scripts, storyboards, and production development plans.
4. Production: Graduates direct and execute successful production plans; identify, anticipate and find solutions to technical, logistical, storytelling, and personnel problems; integrate theory, techniques, and terminology of the field; and apply cinematography, lighting, and audio as components of the storytelling process.
5. Post-Production: Graduates integrate technical aptitude, aesthetic decision-making, and an awareness of intended audience through technical proficiency in editing and assembling audio and video elements of a film.
6. Context: Graduates are familiar with film history, aesthetics, and a wide range of stories in various genres. They have research skills related to documentary subjects and to ensuring the accuracy of films.
7. Professionalism: Graduates present and conduct themselves professionally; demonstrate knowledge of the film industry, including career paths, responsibilities and industry expectations; apply business principles and practices while maintaining legal and ethical standards.