Course Content and Outcome Guide for MM 146 Effective Summer 2015
- Course Number:
- MM 146
- Course Title:
- Directing Actors for Recording
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- Special Fee:
Course DescriptionExplores the process of directing for camera and voice recording work within the multimedia profession. Focuses on industry standards and principles. Promotes the process for the collaboration by both performers and directors. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon successful completion students should be able to:Determine communication goals and audience target of various media projects.Prepare a scene treatment from the producer in order to deliver a performance.Extract performances both artistically and technically to meet recording requirements.Assess various techniques to solve production challenges during a rehearsal and recording session in order to provide a collaborative creative production environment.
Course Activities and Design
The material in this course will be presented in a classroom lecture/discussion/demonstration format, and in class hands-on exercises.There will be short assignments weekly, which may be partially completed in-class.Also, a longer assignment, which demonstrates techniques and skills, developed in the course.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Projects will be the major criteria for evaluation. Emphasis will be placed on creativity, presentations, meeting assigned deadlines, and participation in critiques. Additional methods of assessment may include quizzes, exercises, assignments, and attendance.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Student will work together to record material with various communication goals.Themes will be connected to the actor/ director relationship and collaboration toward meeting those goals.Timelines and other technical requirements will be documented in industry standard format.Student will create final projects that demonstrate their skills to potential clients.