Cinematography Concentration, Film & Television (BFA)

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Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
DOC 224DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION I (FORMERLY DC 289)4
DOC 352DOCUMENTARY CINEMATOGRAPHY (FORMERLY DC 378)4
FILM 170THE ART OF PRODUCTION DESIGN (FORMERLY DC 121)4
FILM 210CINEMA PRODUCTION II (FORMERLY DC 310)4
FILM 250CINEMATOGRAPHY I (FORMERLY DC 275)4
FILM 251CINEMATOGRAPHERS AT WORK (FORMERLY DC 276)4
FILM 254IMAGE, OPTICS AND CINEMATIC MOTION (FORMERLY DC 274)4
FILM 279VISUAL DESIGN (FORMERLY DC 376)4
FILM 325EXPERIMENTAL FILMMAKING I (FORMERLY DC 345)4
FILM 350CINEMATOGRAPHY II (FORMERLY DC 375)4
FILM 355LIGHTING I (FORMERLY DC 377)4
FILM 356LIGHTING II (FORMERLY DC 384)4
FILM 358ADVANCED CAMERA TECHNOLOGIES (FORMERLY DC 368)4
FILM 364CINEMATOGRAPHY III (FORMERLY DC 394)4
FILM 397CAPSTONE DEVELOPMENT (FORMERLY DC 397)4
FILM 398DIGITAL CINEMA CAPSTONE (FORMERLY DC 398)4
MCS 274DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN CINEMA AND TELEVISION4
POST 340COLOR CORRECTION (FORMERLY DC 325)4
Select four (4) Open Electives16

Cinematography Electives

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select two of the following major electives:8
CREATIVE METHODOLOGIES FOR FILM AND TELEVISION (FORMERLY DC 213)
TOPICS IN DIGITAL CINEMA (FORMERLY DC 270)
ADVANCED TOPICS IN CINEMA (FORMERLY DC 370)
FILM STRUCTURE FOR MAJORS (FORMERLY DC 221)
Select two of the following major electives:8
TELEVISION PRODUCTION I (FORMERLY TV 271)
PRODUCTION DESIGN (FORMERLY DC 321)
MUSIC VIDEO PRODUCTION (FORMERLY DC 311)
EXPERIMENTAL FILMMAKING II (FORMERLY DC 348)
DIRECTING (FORMERLY DC 390)
Select two of the following major electives:8
ANIMATION FOR NON-MAJORS
ANIMATION I
EDITING II (FORMERLY DC 320)
EDITING STYLES AND TECHNIQUES (FORMERLY DC 322)
ADVANCED COLOR CORRECTION (FORMERLY DC 326)
POST-PRODUCTION SEMINAR (FORMERLY DC 391)
VISUAL EFFECTS SUPERVISION
PREVISUALIZATION

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirements of 192 hours.

See www.cdm.depaul.edu to see sample schedule of course requirements on a year-by-year basis.