FTV-72 Introduction to Lighting for Film and Television 3 Units
Prerequisite: None. Advisory: FTV-44, 45 or 48.
Introduction to the practice of interpreting and implementing effective lighting designs for film, television, video and multimedia applications. Students will learn to use a variety of lighting techniques and instruments, both professional and improvised, to achieve specific artistic objectives. Course includes characteristics of light, quantity and quality of light, interpreting lighting requirements, and mood enhancement through the use of light. Subsequent enrollment will enable students to develop additional skills and proficiency in the practice of lighting design. May be taken a total of three times. 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.