Theater, Cinema & Film Production
Lights! Camera! Action! Let’s explore the enchanting world of live theater and its fascinating relationship to the silver screen. In Theater, Cinema, and Film Production, you’ll learn the basics of lighting, sound, wardrobe, and camerawork while examining the magic that happens behind all the drama. Delve into the glamorous history of film and theater, and examine the tremendous influence these industries have had on society and culture over the years. During this unit, you’ll discuss and analyze three classic American films “Casablanca, Singing in the Rain, and The Wizard of Oz” to help you learn how to critique and appreciate some of the most famous dramas of all time.
- Learn the basics of theater, cinema, and film productions.
- Travel the Yellow Brick Road with The Wizard of Oz to see how film and theater productions use wardrobe and scenery.
- Explore how musicals like Singin’ in the Rain create and use sound.
- Investigate how films like Casablanca use lighting, camera work, and plot to create mood and emotion.