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Practicum film projects mimic showbiz, so don’t ‘expect a cakewalk’

February 5, 2020

Practicum courses are considered capstones—an experience-based project taken before graduation—in the Cinema and Television Arts Department. In the practicum, students from various disciplines, in...

Orlando Pinder (left), director  for the 2019 practicum production of “Pegasus,” reviews footage on-set alongside student collaborators for the project. Practicum productions allow Cinema and Television Arts Department students to experience film sets similar to the industry before graduation, from production meetings to location scouting and set design.

Practicum film projects mimic showbiz, so don’t ‘expect a cakewalk’

January 31, 2020

The set of a practicum film at the college is fairly standard—under hot lights mounted six feet off the ground, production assistants zip through a jungle of cables, as production designers, occasio...

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