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Course Description

Student filmmakers lay the groundwork for an advanced narrative, documentary, or experimental film project. Pre-requisite: Filmmaking Studio 1 (NFLM 0366) and Film 2: Intermediate Lab (NFLM 0362).

Learner Outcomes

  • How to develop a visual approach to written material by first examining a variety of approaches to visual storytelling, from the concept to dramatic structures, character development, tone, and style.
  • How to find the right artistic and practical approaches to students’ own scripts while continuing to refine their stories.
  • The important ways in which short films differ from full-length features.

Additional Information


  • Each student develops a script for a seven- to ten-minute film based in or around New York City.
  • Skills are gained in creating shot breakdowns, planning, budgeting, storyboarding, and location scouting.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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Section Title
Film 3: Advanced Pre-Production
6:00PM to 7:50PM
Jan 22, 2024 to May 13, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $870.00 Click here to get more information
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $870.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Feb 25, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 22, 2024
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