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EIT 261 Acting for the Camera
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
Cross-Listed: THE261


Description: Develop an actor's approach to the special demands of acting in front of a camera. Emphasis is placed on the development of specific performance skills used for television and film acting. A capstone portfolio includes a variety of audition shorts.

Prerequisites: THE101 or Instructor consent

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Describe and use the terminology unique to film/television/stage media.
2. (Analysis Level) Research the responsibilities of members of a Film/Television crew member to include: director, actor, camera operator, sound technician, continuity compliance, and others as required.
3. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast techniques in acting for film, the stage, and television.
4. (Synthesis Level) Assemble a portfolio of audition shorts for film, television (drama/sitcom), and television (commercials).
5. (Evaluation Level) Critique your own videos and peers videos of acting for film/stage/television drama/television sitcom/television commercials, per instructors guidelines.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None