Sephomore Year

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Sephomore


Term 3




Lighting Basics – Technique course to let students know how to use fundamental lighting equipment to create basic set-ups in order to learn the different characteristics of light like shadow and texture and how to manipulate and control them.


Film History –Theoretical course to gain a broad understanding of the different periods, genres and major directors in film history.


Basic Screenwriting – Production course to let students learn the difference between telling a story through showing vs. telling. Also, they will learn the basics of script format, structure, character and dialogue.


Film Sound – Production course to learn how to get good sound quality and the basic skills of sound recording, editing and mixing. This class supports documentary class.


Documentary Film Production – Production course to make a research into society and humanity. How to explore the inner and outer conflicts, emotions and what drives peoples’ motivation. Learn the techniques of how to interview people and shoot a short documentary.


Chinese Culture and Language 1 – Learn the Chinese language in different situation of Chinese culture, practice language in order to get familiar with Chinese people and work with local people.


Society Study – We do let the students broader their vision out of the film industry and be a volunteer of community work or the society. To observe the people all over the world and fulfill their experience.


Term 4




Experimental Image – Production course to let students knows how to combine technical elements of Cinematography with the concept of how to manipulate the form, color and shape of the image.


Basic Visual Effect – Production course that introduce the fundamentals of how to think digitally and to gain the necessary computer skills to create computer graphics. Students will first create a virtual world then light the world and use the camera’s POV to see the overall picture. Learn how to shot and finish the production of greenscreen, stabilize the image and composing.


Producing – Theoretical course to help students understand budgeting, scheduling, how to obtain financing and distribution.

 

Acting –Production course to learn the fundamental skills of acting, how actors prepare and what’s the mental process of developing a character. In the end students will act in a play of 15 or 20 minutes.


Film Genre – Theoretical course to gain a further understanding of the different periods, genres and major directors in film history. Professor will let the students to do some research or practice in different type of film.


Chinese Culture and Language 2 – Learn the Chinese language in different situation of Chinese culture, practice language in order to get familiar with Chinese people and work with local people.