Oct 04, 2023  
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COMM 3895 - Advanced Documentary Production

3 cr. 3 hr. One section annually

Advanced Documentary Production is the final course in the documentary sequence. The course is a workshop in advanced motion picture production for documentary, news, and reality-based media. Topics covered in the class include documentary research, location shooting & sound recording and non-linear post-production techniques. Each production group will devote the entire semester to the production of a significant work of non-fiction video. As foundational preparation for production work, the class will also investigate the documentary from historical, ethical, theoretical, formal, and aesthetic perspectives. Students must share production costs, including travel and expendable production materials.  

Prerequisite(s): COMM 3521  and one of the following courses: COMM 3510 , COMM 3530 , COMM 3550 , COMM 3560 , COMM 3580 , COMM 3730 , COMM 3740 , COMM 3750 , COMM 3765  

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