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The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts | Evaluated Learning Experience

Elements of Film and TV (ACT201)

Formerly: 
FIL202
Location: 
The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, 39 West 19th Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
36 hours (12 weeks).
Dates: 
January 1996 - December 2007.
Learner Outcomes: 
Adapt performance skills to the media of TV and film; be conversant with terms and techniques of lighting, camera, movement, and one and two-camera technique.
Instruction: 
This course familiarizes the student with the intricacies and techniques of the film and TV media through lecture, research, and application by taping and viewing monologues and scenes. (Prerequisite: Acting II (ACT 121) or one year of study in acting technique.)
Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Theatre, Drama, Communications, or Radio and Television (11/97) (12/02 revalidation). NOTE: The version of this course known as FIL202 and Acting for the Camera (FIL201) overlap in content. If both courses are successfully completed, credit is recommended for only one course. The current version of this course (ACT201) and Film and TV Basics (FIL151) are not duplicative. Credit is recommended for both courses.

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