A survey of the "genre film" from Hollywood to indie cinema. Students study the following genres within their cultural and historical contexts: Western, film noir, crime, melodrama, the "woman's film," musical, comedy, sci-fi, fantasy, thriller, and horror.
This course is an exploration of digital tools (digital recorders, microphones, mixers, and related processing equipment/software) to produce an array of audio tracks for live and pre-produced video production projects. This course utilizes state-of-the-art audio software tools.
Students work in teams to provide technical support in-studio and remote production of in-house broadcast journalism projects. They will experience all aspects of live and remote productions as well as gain expertise and use of studio equipment.
Students receive instruction and practice for performing on camera or on the radio. Students gain expertise to read copy for scripts for news stories, voiceovers, announcements, and commercials. Instruction will help students develop voice quality and pronunciation, articulation, facial expression, body language, as well as appearance, poise, and demeanor. This class is perfect for those who desire to work on air as an Anchor, Reporter, Sports Anchor, Weathercaster, Talk Show Host, Interviewer, and Disc Jockey.