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PAPD 312 Scenic Design for Film and Television

Course Description: This course provides practical, technical, and aesthetic guidance on interpretation of visual research, space, and construction drawings and the execution of a full set of drawings and model in W' scale for one film and one commercial.

3 credits

Prerequisites

PAPD 211 Minimum Grade of C

PAPD 321 Costume Design II

3 credits

Prerequisites

PAPD 221 Minimum Grade of D

PAPD 322 Costume Design for Film and Television

Course Description:

This course introduces the costume design student to the world of film and television, covering the basic principles of costume design for the camera. Students explore the differences between the elements of TV, Film, and stage costume design and design costumes for a commercial and a feature film or mini-series. Course Rotation: NYC: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

PAPD 221 Minimum Grade of C

PAPD 331 Lighting Design II

Prerequisite: This course is open only to students majoring in Production and Design for Stage and Screen.

Course Description: This course reinforces lighting design through research, classroom discussion, and design projects, the primary objective being to develop solid practices, techniques, and documentation of the design process. Light lab sessions focus on the practical application of exploring the mind's eye and designing with light. Class discussion and demonstrations emphasize the use of light as a production element.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

PAPD 231 Minimum Grade of D

PAPD 332 Lighting Design for Film and Television

Course Description: This course covers the theory and practice of cinematography and lighting for Jilm and television. Students become familiar with various lighting styles and types of equipment used to implement them, as well as grip and electrical areas of motion picture production.

3 credits

Prerequisites

PAPD 231 Minimum Grade of C

PAPD 341 Sound Design II

Prerequisite: This course is open only to students majoring in Production and Design for Stage and Screen.

Course Description: This course is an advanced introduction to the fundamentals of sound technology. Students become familiar with a range of audio components and specifications, and learn how they function, how they connect to each other, and why they are used.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

PAPD 140 Minimum Grade of D

PAPD 342 Sound Design for Film and Television

Course Description: This course covers the theory and practice of sound production for film and television. Students become familiar with various techniques and aesthetics of production sound recording.

3 credits

Prerequisites

PAPD 140 Minimum Grade of C

PAPD 351 History of Costume and Decor II

Prerequisite: This course is open only to students majoring in Production and Design for Stage and Screen. New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Western Heritage (Area of Knowledge II) or 3 credits in Analysis of Human, Social, and Natural Phenomena (Area of Knowledge IV).

Course Description: This course is a continuation of the introduction to the history of costumes, architecture, interiors, and decoration from Carolingian period (1625) to the Present. Students learn how clothing, interiors, architecture, and decor were developed both aesthetically and technically in the periods covered. Students design costumes or scenery for a play of their choice in any period covered in this course.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

PAPD 352 Theater History for Designers

Catalog Description: This course provides a survey of dramatic literature, dramatic theory, and theatre criticism in historical context from ancient Greece through the present.

3 credits

PAPD 371 Scene Painting I

Prerequisite: This course is open only to students majoring in Production and Design for Stage and Screen.

Course Description: This course is designed to introduce student designers to the skills, techniques, and methods used in a professional scenic studio. Through a series of projects the students are led through the process of painting for the theatre.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

PAPD 373 Scenic and Costume Practicum II

Catalog Description: This course provides students with practical experience in scenic and costume design by offering the opportunity to design or assist a production in the student's area of focus. This is the second in a series of three practicum courses. This course level allows the student to hone design skills with moderate faculty oversight to provide the student designer more autonomy.

1 credits

Prerequisites

PAPD 273 Minimum Grade of C

PAPD 374 Lighting and Sound Practicum II

Catalog Description: This course provides students with practical experience in lighting and sound design by offering the opportunity to design or assist a production in the student's area of focus. This is the second in a series of three practicum courses. This course level allows the student to hone design skills with moderate faculty oversight to provide the student designer more autonomy.

1 credits

Prerequisites

PAPD 273 Minimum Grade of C