270A: FILM APPRECIATION
An introductory course that meets General Education/Fine Arts Perspective. The course is open to all students who love film and want to know more about how films are made and why.
271: INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL FILMMAKING:
Introduction to Digital Filmmaking offers an opportunity for the
beginning filmmaker to experience the digital filmmaking process
from script to screen and offers this opportunity to students
earlier in their studies at Old Dominion University to better
prepare them for advanced production course work.
325: SOUND DESIGN FOR STAGE AND CAMERA
A studio course that explores the impact of sound and the development
of soundscapes on the viewer/audience in both a live and pre-recorded
330: THE SHORT SCRIPT
This course is designed to introduce the student to the fundamentals
of short script structure as well as the techniques necessary
to draft a competitive level festival script.
THEATRE 346: SCREENWRITING I
This course exposes the student to the fundamental narrative screenwriting
principles taught through text reading, film viewing and analysis,
class discussions, and writing assignments.
THEATRE 370 THE VIDEO PROJECT
A studio course that presents an opportunity for the student to
explore and understand the technical aspects of narrative digital
film production. The course is organized to allow the student
to experience the entire process of developing projects for the
camera (scripting through the finished film).
380: THE VIDEO DOCUMENTARY
This course offers the student the opportunity to explore the
world of documentary filmmaking. By using the camera as a research
tool in developing evidence in support of a thesis, the student
is better able to understand the role of the documentary film.
This class is developed to introduce to the advanced student to
the concepts and techniques of Cinematography for the Digital
395: COSTUME CRAFTS:
An advanced project oriented course developed to explore the integration
of costumes and costume accessories and how they enhance theatrical
design and expression.
395: EDITING DIGITAL FILM:
This is advanced course will explore in depth the complex world
of the film editor through various applied and theoretical projects
using Final Cut Pro and other Non-Linear Editing software.
395: VOICE ACTING FOR STAGE AND CAMERA
This course explores the relationship vocally between performance
for the stage and the camera.
395: LONDON THEATRE AND TELEVISION STUDY ABROAD:
This course offers an intensive exploration of theatre and television
in London, England. All transportation, lodging, and tickets to
West End shows are included, as well as back stage passes to the
Globe Theatre, The National Theatre, BBC Television and Radio
studios. Students must register with the Study Abroad Office in
Dragas Hall before being admitted into the class. Special fees
446: DIRECTING FOR THE CAMERA:
Fundemental principles and practical techniques of directing the
narrative fiction film will be explored through a series of projects
working with a cast and crew.
471W: INTERNATIONAL FILM HISTORY
A comprehensive exploration of films as a reflection of world
culture. This is a writing intensive course.
482: SCREENWRITING II:
Students explore visual storytelling through the theories guiding
charcter development, narrative construction, thematic layers,
scene analysis, and much more. Students will participate in a
variety of critical and writing exercises to enhance their knowledge
of the craft of screenwriting.