This could be a helpful place to start.
If I were you, I would skip film AND video and go right to the digit for image
origination and editing. With a little bit of money, students can have their
own edit suites in their dorms or at home.
Content's the thing!
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> i would like to solicit the list's help with a new course undertaking
> my institution is discussing the possibility of introducing a basic
> course that we talk about as "intro to filmmaking" even though we
> would be limited to using video as the medium for the course . . . the
> course would be a liberal arts elective, aimed at a largely business
> oriented student population, and would be analogous to the
> introductory courses we already offer in fiction writing, poetry writing,
> and play writing . . .but before we open a search for someone to
> teach the course we need to project what would be involved . . .
> although we have offered film analysis courses for years, none of
> us has any experience in filmmaking . . .so, could someone who does
> provide some basic info on -- at a minimum -- what kinds of facilties would
> be needed, what equipment each student would have to have, and how
> much of an expenditure would be involved in offering such a course?
> other relevant information would also be appreciated, especially if
> any of you have experience in offering such courses within very strict
> budgetary constraints . . .
> thanks very much
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