Field Production for TV and Film

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Field Production for TV and Film

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Media Studies, Radio/Television/Film

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    FDM201 and FDM202 or permission of the instructor.

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course offers students practical hands-on training and experience in scouting, prepping, interpreting, producing, staging, directing and shooting dramatic scenes on location, in both interior and exterior settings. Students will experience the challenge of organizing and planning a location shoot, managing the cast and crew while dealing with issues of time, resources and equipment, and the technical limitations and difficulties that arise in the professional world. Scenes will be selected from existing professionally produced TV drama shows by the instructor and at the end of the term students will have footage of the scenes produced and have learned professional protocol and techniques for organizing location productions for film and television drama.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations