A preparatory year program is designed to help students prepare to take university level courses. It typically includes courses in reading, writing, and history. A heavy emphasis is placed on learning and interpreting foreign languages.
Film is one of the world's most popular storytelling mediums and is the subject of serious academic study at many different institutions. This field is an excellent way to learn more about film theory, history, and criticism.
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The Academy Preparation Program offers one year of intensive filmmaking/photography and academic disciplines with mentorship enabling the student to complete several artworks by the end of the academic year. [+]
Would you like to become a filmmaker, but you are still not definitively decided in what capacity? Would you like become a photographer? The Academy Preparation Program offers one year of intensive filmmaking/photography and academic disciplines with mentorship enabling the student to complete several artworks by the end of the academic year. The program works well to prepare students for MA studies in a particular discipline.
The one-year Academy Preparation Program (APP) at FAMU International aims to provide its participants the opportunity to explore and become acquainted with the broad range of crafts, professions, arts, and skills that comprise the cinematic/photographic endeavor on both a practical and theoretical level. Filmmaking hands-on program includes a large variety of practical student projects and exercises in formats from HDV, HDSLR to 16mm and 35mm. There is also practical work within a TV studio environment. Shooting is designed for locations as well as in studios. Photography students gain the skills within Photography department. Projects are specifically designed for the program curriculum and are supervised by FAMU faculty and mentors. The production of all mandatory practical exercises and final film is included in the price of tuition.... [-]