Course Code: BFMP 2505
Academic Year: 2020-2021
This course provides an introduction to the professional practices involved in planning and executing film and media projects. The work of the Producer, Production Manager, and Assistant Directors is examined. Students engage with the logistical, financial and legal aspects of production planning through class exercises and assignments. Using industry standard Movie Magic software, students breakdown, schedule, and budget a short film or media project. Students are introduced to the challenges of the production process, and learn to develop strategies for overcoming them. Emphasis is on industry standards, and their adaptation to low-budget student filmmaking and other media.