CINEMA (CINE)

CINE 007A  EARLY FILM HISTORY  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Development of motion pictures from their inception to the 1950's. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
CINE 007B  CONTEMPORARY FILM HISTORY  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Recommended Preparation: CINE 007A

Survey of national and international film movements and developments from the 1950's to the present with special attention given to the influence of Hollywood studios and directors in the world of cinema, art and ideas. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
CINE 025  FILM ART  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Aesthetic and technical analysis of camera, lighting, sound, direction and structure in short and feature films with an emphasis on innovation. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
CINE 026A  BEGINNING ELECTRONIC FILMMAKING  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Introduction to the theory, terminology, and process of motion picture production for film. Includes basic cinematography including the operation, function and creative uses of production and post-production equipment, scriptwriting, camera operation, shot composition, lighting, sound recording and mixing, and editing. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
CINE 026B  INTERMEDIATE FILMMAKING--ELECTRONIC  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Prerequisite(s): CINE 026A

Intermediate motion picture production. Editing of picture and sound utilizing adjustable iris camcorders. Individual and group projects selected from the following: commercials, experimental, documentary and dramatic film forms. No credit if taken after PHOT 026B. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
CINE 026C  ADVANCED FILMMAKING  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): CINE 026B or PHOT 026B

Advanced video or 16mm group motion picture production. Concentration on the roles of director of photography, camera operator, unit production manager, sound crew and editor in the production of short films. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
CINE 027  CINEMATOGRAPHY  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Introduction to the fundamental technical and aesthetic principles of motion picture photography. Practical training in the use of motion picture cameras. Introduction to image control through exposure, lighting, and selection of film, camera, lens, and filters. Examination of the cinematographer as a visual storyteller to develop a broader understanding of the balance between artist and technician. Examination of the different crew positions and processes of the camera crew. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
CINE 070A  WORK EXPERIENCE/INTERNSHIP IN CINEMA (PAID)  
0.5 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): Completion of one semester at Pasadena City College and completion of one course in major
Enrollment Limitation: Instructor approval

Provides students on-the-job learning in a paid cinema position. Development of effective work habits, attitudes, and career awareness so as to enable students to become productive employees. Credit may be accrued at the rate of 0.5 to 8 units per semester. One unit of credit for each 75 hours of paid work experience.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
CINE 070B  WORK EXPERIENCE/INTERNSHIP IN CINEMA (UNPAID)  
0.5 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): Completion of one semester at Pasadena City College and completion of one course in major
Enrollment Limitation: Instructor approval

Provides students on-the-job learning in an unpaid cinema position. Development of effective work habits, attitudes, and career awareness so as to enable students to become productive employees. Credit may be accrued at the rate of 0.5 to 8 units per semester. One unit of credit for each 60 hours of unpaid work experience.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
CINE 126  DIGITAL FILM NARRATIVE  
3 unit  
Prerequisite(s): CINE 026A

Practical and aesthetic construction of motion pictures using the principles and techniques of computer based non-linear editing for film, video, and multimedia. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
CINE 127  ADVANCED CINEMATOGRAPHY  
3 unit  
Prerequisite(s): CINE 026A and CINE 027
Recommended Preparation: CINE 126

Advanced training and study of techniques and aesthetics in use of motion picture cameras and lighting equipment for those considering a professional career in cinematography. Advanced study of scene creation as well as overall visual design of an entire film. In-depth examination of the different crew positions of the camera crew combined with practical experience. Creation of work for professional portfolio. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
CINE 129  CINEMA PRODUCTION PORTFOLIO  
3 unit  
Prerequisite(s): CINE 026C

Cinema Production/Filmmaking portfolio development, preparation and production for transfer to four year colleges or professional use. Advanced cinema production/filmmaking, in conception and execution. Development of professional presentation skills. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade