Post-Production Concentration, Film & Television (MS)

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Course Requirements

Core Courses

Course Title Quarter Hours
FILM 401FUNDAMENTALS OF CINEMA PRODUCTION (FORMERLY DC 414)4
FILM 450CINEMATOGRAPHY (FORMERLY DC 475)4
POST 400EDITING (FORMERLY DC 420)4
POST 403ADVANCED EDITING (FORMERLY DC 440)4
POST 406EDITING STYLES AND TECHNIQUES (FORMERLY DC 422)4
POST 420POST-PRODUCTION SOUND DESIGN (FORMERLY DC 415)4
POST 440COLOR CORRECTION (FORMERLY DC 425)4
POST 448TITLES FOR CINEMA AND ANIMATION (FORMERLY DC 463)4
POST 484POST-PRODUCTION SEMINAR (FORMERLY DC 491)4
SCWR 400FOUNDATIONS OF SCREENWRITING (FORMERLY DC 501)4
VFX 474COMPOSITING I4
Select one (1) of the following options:8
Option 1:
INTERNSHIPS IN MEDIA AND DESIGN
FILMMAKERS SEMINAR (FORMERLY DC 488)
Option 2:
INTERNSHIPS IN MEDIA AND DESIGN
Select one (1) Major Elective
Option 3:
Select two (2) Major Electives

Major Elective Courses

Major Elective courses must be chosen from the following:

Course Title Quarter Hours
ADVANCED COLOR CORRECTION (FORMERLY DC 426)
COMPOSITING II
ADVANCED TOPICS IN VISUAL EFFECTS

Optional Los Angeles Quarter

Students may apply to participate in the Los Angeles Quarter Program for the spring of their second year; they will spend twelve weeks in Hollywood doing industry internships, living with their fellow DePaul classmates, and having twice-weekly classes on an industry lot where they will have intimate question and answer sessions with industry professionals in all aspects of the film, TV, and videogame world. If selected to participate in the LA program, MS in Film and Television - Post-Production students would take SCWR 446 and FILM 499 in Los Angeles.

MS in Film and Television - Post-Production students who are not selected to participate in the LA program, would take FILM 499 in Chicago and one (1) Major Elective. Alternatively, students can instead take two (2) Major Electives.