Our practicum courses offer hands-on experience in various aspects of filmmaking. Except for TMA 436 - Production Design, these courses will all be listed as TMA 384R. However, each section will offer a different area of interest. Please refer to the list below to find what area each section covers.
TMA 384R 001 - BEGINNING EDITING: AVID 1
TMA 384R section 001: Editing: Avid MC101 - Media Composer Fundamentals I. A portable hard drive is necessary for this class. This is a first block class and is 2 credits.
TMA 384R 002 - INTERMEDIATE EDITING: AVID 2
TMA 384R section 002: Editing: Avid MC110 - Media Composer Fundamentals II. A portable hard drive is necessary for this class. This is a second block class and is 2 credits. TMA 384R 001 (Avid MC101) is required before taking this class.
TMA 384R 003 - EDITING: THEORY AND COMPOSITION
TMA 384R section 003: Editing: Theory and Composition. This is a second term class and is 2.0 credits. Beginning Editing experience strongly recommended.
TMA 384R 004 - PRODUCTION SOUND FOR FILM
TMA 384R section 004: Production Sound for Film is a 3 credit class. Production Sound for Film explores different methods and techniques to properly record production audio from an on-set experience. This would include an in depth look into microphones, booming, lavalier mics/wireless, recorders, mixers, timecode, etc. We will then practice our new skills and knowledge in an actual filming environment.
TMA 384R 005 - BEGINNING AFTER EFFECTS
TMA 384R section 005: Beginning to Intermediate Adobe After Effects is a 2.0 credit class.
TMA 384R 006 - POST PRODUCTION SOUND
TMA 384R section 006: Post Production Sound. Students are requested to have a beginning knowledge of Avid ProTools prior to registering for the class. Intermediate knowledge of ProTools required. This class will be taught at the LDS Motion Picture Studio and is 3.0 credits.
TMA 384R 007 - POST PRODUCTION WORKFLOW
TMA 384R section 007: Cinematic Skills: Post-Production Workflow. This class will meet at the FSSS on the LDS Motion Picture Studio.
TMA 384R 008 - PRINCIPLES OF CINEMATOGRAPHY
TMA 384R section 008: Principles of Cinematography. This course is a combination of TMA 384R section 006 Cameras and Lenses, and TMA 384R section 007 Advanced Camera and Lighting. This class is 3 credits and a full semester.
TMA 384R 009 - ADOBE PREMIERE: FUNDAMENTALS
TMA 384R section 009: Adobe Premier: Fundamentals. This class is 2.0 credits and runs the full semester.
TMA 384R 010 - STORYBOARDING
TMA 384R section 010: Storyboarding. This is a first block class and is 2 credits.
TMA 463 - PRODUCTION DESIGN
Some classes in the Media Arts Program require a special class application. We require applications for these classes because they require extra resources and time that is limited within the department. Please make sure you read the application processes completely when applying.
The following courses require a special application, click on the link to read the application requirements:
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TMA 318 (formerly TMA 419) and TMA 418 (formerly TMA 319)
These courses no longer require applications.
To enroll in either course, please register for TMA 318 and you will be contacted with further details. Contact Jeff Parkin with any questions.
TMA 473/475R Advanced Film Production
Final Collaborative project for Media Arts students with a special interest in fiction filmmaking. Click the link below to learn more about this process.
Fiction AFP Process
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TMA 474R - Advanced Film Production - Non-Fiction
This is the final collaborative project for TMA students with a special interest in non-fiction filmmaking. Click the link below to learn more about this process.
Non-Fiction AFP Process
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TMA 341R - Screenwriting 2
Intermediate conceptualization, screenwriting, and development for narrative or non-narrative projects.
Email Darl Larsen for admittance.
TMA 441R - Screenwriting 3
Advanced narrative and/or nonfiction screenwriting principles. Emerging technology.
Email Darl Larsen for admittance.