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The Cinema Art + Science Advanced Practicum is a unique educational structure that models above-the-line led collaborative professional practice to yield completed films ready for exhibition and distribution.

Advanced Production Handbook

The Practicum was started by Department Chair Bruce Sheridan as a single semester partnership between one advanced cinematography course and one advanced producing course. Each cycle involves advanced Cinema Art + Science classes in Screenwriting, Producing, Directing, Cinematography, Location Sound, Production Design, Editing, and Post-Production Audio plus input from Art + Design Department and Arts, Entertainment Media Management Department students, who contribute illustration and wardrobe expertise respectively.

Click here for the Producing Practicum Application.

The Fall 2014 Directing Practicum has been filled from a pool of previously qualified applicants. The next round of applications will be available in Fall 2014 for Spring 2015.