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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York Film Academy | Evaluated Learning Experience

FIL260 Producing II

Location: 
New York Film Academy, 17 Battery Place, New York, NY.
Length: 

Version 1: 70 hours (16 weeks). Version 2: 33 hours (16 weeks). 

Dates: 

Version 1: September 2007 - September 2016. Version 2: October 2016 - December 2019.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss how to create a production book for a short film project; identify and evaluate the following production items: shooting script, shot list, floor plan, shooting schedule (shot by shot), storyboards (optional), Director's notes, break down of film and each scene; lined script (optional),visual materials (optional), detailed budget, contact list for crew and cast, shooting permits (when necessary), locations, transportation, call sheets, SAG paperwork (when applicable), equipment (copy of the equipment request form); recognize all the facets of producing a short film from budget, script breakdown, scheduling, to working with SAG actors; discuss how to build a reel, how to target and market work in the film festival circuit, how to network and break into the film industry; and create DVD' for distribution; and discuss the financial and legal components of raising money for a feature film project.

Instruction: 

Version 1 and 2: This course explores all the facets of producing a student thesis film from creating a budget, a script break down, a shooting schedule based on the thesis script, how to apply and work with SAG actors. Students create a thesis production book that includes the following items: shooting script, shot list, floor plan, shooting schedule (shot by shot), storyboards (optional), director's notes: Breakdown of Film and Each Scene. Other possible aspects of the course include Lined Script (optional), Visual Materials (optional), Detailed Budget, Contact list for Crew, Contact list for Cast, Shooting Permits (when necessary), Locations, Transportation, Call Sheets, SAG paperwork (when applicable), Equipment (copy of the equipment request form). Students take a series of classes after their Thesis shoot that addresses "Life After NYFA". Students learn how to build a reel, target and market their work in the film festival circuit, network and break into the film industry, and create DVDs for distribution, and learn about the financial and legal components of raising money for a feature film project. Successful completion of this course enables students to produce a thesis Film.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours as Producing in Filmmaking (7/08). NOTE: Each semester of the One-Year Filmmaking Program is an integrated, cross-disciplinary experience. Credit is recommended only after a student completes all courses within a given semester. Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaurate degree category, 1 semester hour as Producing in Filmmaking (10/16 revalidation). NOTE: Each semester of the One-Year Filmmaking Program is an integrated, cross-disciplinary experience. Credit is recommended only after students complete all courses within a given semester. 

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