## FILMPROD 101T: Writing the Television Pilot (FILMPROD 301T)

A writing workshop in which students are introduced to the basic structures and genre of television pilots and to writing within the screenwriting/television writing form. Students will develop, outline, and workshop their own original pilot episode and series bible. Serves as a prerequisite for FP104 Intermediate Screenwriting. Enrollment by decision of instructor. Limited to 16 students. Priority will be given to film studies majors and minors, then seniors, with extra preference for students who have tried unsuccessfully to take the class in the past. You must attend the first meeting; the class list will be finalized after that first session.

Terms: Win
| Units: 5
| UG Reqs: WAY-CE

Instructors:
Tobin, A. (PI)

## FILMPROD 119: Documentary Cinematography

Focusing on the art of non-fiction cinematography, this hands-on filmmaking course will immerse students in a wide variety of traditions and technical approaches to shooting films in the real world. Students will participate in weekly workshops and exercises focused on topics such as framing and lighting interviews, observational storytelling, lens and camera choices, and experimentation. We will also explore less technical topics such as navigating intimacy with participants, on-the-fly decision making, and ethics. . Prior filmmaking experience is not required.

Terms: Win
| Units: 4

## FILMPROD 402: The Spring Film I

Restricted to M.F.A. Documentary Film students. Through this course, students will research, develop, and embark on the production of their final first-year M.F.A. documentary film. We will focus on the relationship between form and content, as students learn to articulate their ideas in preparation for production. Development and production of the films will be spread throughout the quarter, with students bringing materials to class to inform the discussion of their films.

Terms: Win
| Units: 3

Instructors:
Almada, N. (PI)

## FILMPROD 406: Documentary M.F.A. Thesis Seminar: Encounters

Restricted to M.F.A. documentary students. This course will guide each student through the production and early post-production of the M.F.A. thesis project. Emphasis will be placed on shooting strategies, aesthetic choices, ethical challenges and practical production issues.

Terms: Win
| Units: 3

Instructors:
Meltzer, J. (PI)

## FILMPROD 412: Documentary Etudes

Restricted to M.F.A. Documentary Film students. Through a series of practical documentary filmmaking exercises, the students will be given an opportunity to challenge their working method and refine their conceptual and technical skills.

Terms: Win
| Units: 3

Instructors:
Keca, S. (PI)

## FILMPROD 801: TGR Project

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr
| Units: 0
| Repeatable
for credit

Instructors:
Bukatman, S. (PI)
;
Denson, S. (PI)
;
Iyer, U. (PI)
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Instructors:
Bukatman, S. (PI)
;
Denson, S. (PI)
;
Iyer, U. (PI)
;
Keca, S. (PI)
;
Levi, P. (PI)
;
Meltzer, J. (PI)
;
Oeler, K. (PI)