Videography and Narrative Making (VA 431)

2021 Fall
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Vis. Arts&Vis.l Comm Des.(VA)
3
6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Yoong Wah Alex Wong -alexw@sabanciuniv.edu,
English
Undergraduate
VA203
Formal lecture,Studio work/practice,One-to-one tutorial
Project based learning
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CONTENT

Students are introduced to the methods of video production and post production. They will learn to write video script, visualizing storyboard, directing, cinematography and editing. They are expected to explore different ways of seeing, framing and composing narrative based upon his or her creative content of narrative making.

OBJECTIVE

- To analyze and have students integrate both technical and aesthetical aspects of digital video production (Pre-production, production and post production phases).
- To have student practice and produce conceptual video projects.

LEARNING OUTCOME

At the end of the course, the learner is expected to produce original video script and storyboard, cinematic video, understanding the use of cinematography language, and ability to edit video footage toward completion of a short film.

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Final 40
Midterm 20
Presentation 20
Homework 20

RECOMENDED or REQUIRED READINGS

Optional Readings

1) The Five C's of Cinematography: Motion Picture Filming Techniques by Joseph V. Mascelli.
2) Cinematography: Theory and Practice by Blain Brown.
3) Film Directing Shot by Shot: Visualizing from Concept to Screen by Steven D.Katz.