ComS 27a and B Beginning Film & Video Production

Professor: Jenny Stark
Room 5012 e-mail jenstark@csus.edu
Office Hours: Thursday 4:30-7:30

Please note that some weeks I will have to hold my office hours on Wednesdays from 3:30-6:30   I will send an e-mail to the class the week prior.

Addresses the theory and practice of film/video production. Students will be expected to understand: camera operation, audio control, basic directing, lighting, and editing.

Students will also be expected to learn the terminology of video production/post-production and use this terminology competently.

Students enrolled in COMS 27A must be concurrently enrolled in COMS 27B. There are no exceptions to this requirement. Corequisite: COMS 27B: Provides practical, hands-on experience in video production. Students will be expected to become proficient in all production roles: camera operation, audio control, basic directing, lighting, and editing.

Homework assignments can be found on Sac Ct. These also will be based primarily on the readings and online material. 

Lab time will be spent on discussions, demos, project completions, and film screenings.