Jun 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 241 - 4D Project Development and Preproduction


Units: 3
Project development and pre-production processes for video, animation, and other time based media such as digital games. Topics covered include proposals (treatments, budgets, marketing/distribution, locations, and personnel), scriptwriting, storyboarding, copyright and legal issues.

Prerequisites: All of: ART 100, ART 101, ART 102, ART 103.
Co-requisites: ART 104.
Possible Instructional Methods: On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Course Typically Offered: Fall ONLY


Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
 

  1. Understand and compose a project proposal including a treatment, budget, marketing/distribution plan, location specifications, and personnel requirements;
  2. Understand and analyze the elements of a story;
  3. Understand and analyze the elements of film/video aesthetics including: various camera movements, rack focus, aspect ratios, shot composition, audio(dialog, music and sound effects), lighting, and editing;
  4. Compose a script utilizing elements of storytelling and film/video aesthetics in a standard format;
  5. Create a storyboard from a script utilizing elements of storytelling and film/video aesthetics in a standard format;
  6. Use a digital editing application to create an animatic;
  7. Evaluate and critique production development and pre-production documents;
  8. Critically analyze their own work, as well as examples from the larger media culture;
  9. Refine their own work based on critical feedback and self-evaluation;
  10. Understand the role of production development and pre-production processes within both historical and contemporary art practices;
  11. Collaborate with peers on production development and pre-production processes.




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