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HS Film and Media Course Descriptions

Film and Media at FIT offers students broad experience in digital film production and academic study allowing them to pursue any of a wide range of careers based on the moving image, from feature film, to documentary, television, advertising and industrial films, video art or becoming film critics and scholars.


HFI 001 Digital Short Film Basics (formerly known as HPC 001)
This practical, hands-on course will show you the basics of writing, budgeting, scheduling, prepping, shooting, editing and distributing a short film. Perfect for students who are curious about film, or who plan to use digital technology for creative presentations in college or for fun.

Precollege comments: Students will work in teams to create from conceptualization to distribution 1-minute films. Each team member will assume the critical roles required on a production team such as the director, producer, editors, etc... Students will also explore the business of the filmmaker and how to reach the desired audience.


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