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FILM 123 Documentary Film: Studies and Practice

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Introduces students to the study and practice of documentary film. Critical survey of key historical and contemporary documentary films; and practical application of documentary concepts through group and individual film production exercises, using primarily consumer electronic devices, though including access to higher grade film department equipment.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 64-72
  • Homework hours/semester: 128-144
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5c
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C1), UC (IGETC Area 3A)