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Introduction to Film and Video

Course Details


1 Course

  Available Start Dates

May 6, Jun 3, Jul 1 (4 weeks, 100% online)

Cost to Enroll


Payment plans available

Credits earned after completing this course may transfer to relevant Full Sail University degree programs.

The Introduction to Film and Video course examines the fundamental disciplines and principles inherent within the world of film, television, and digital media production. During the course, students will learn how writing, directing, producing, cinematography, art direction, makeup, and sound function as elements of the filmmaking process as well as how these specializations intersect during preproduction and production. Students will learn aspects of theory related to each department. An emphasis will be placed on the study of filmmaking as an artistic and technical industry, and students will hone important skills of collaboration, artistic expression, and technique.

Why Take This Course

  • Learn efficient, industry-standard processes.
  • Understand how different departments in production work together.
  • Design your own storyboards with basic shot types.

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Course Prerequisites

What You’ll Need

  • Basic computer skills

  • A Mac computer

  • A camera with audio capture capability

What You’ll Receive

All students will receive temporary licenses for:

  • Microsoft 365
  • Zoom
  • Adobe Creative Cloud

Our Instructors

All courses at Full Sail DC3 are taught by expert, engaged educators who have years of experience in their subject. They bring a deep knowledge of industry best practices and workflows and share it with you, to support your education and help move you along your learning path.

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About Full Sail DC3

Full Sail DC3 is a dynamic, short-form education platform that offers online courses and accredited certifications. With the values and benefits of Full Sail University, DC3 is backed by over 40 years of experience in entertainment media and emerging technology, as well as more than a decade of experience delivering compelling online education.

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