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Upczak, Emilie Lecturer

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Research

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  • Caribbean film industry and topics, Human Smuggling and Sex Trafficking in the Caribbean, Water rights in the Western US, Film Pedagogy, Screenwriting and Producing

Teaching

courses taught

  • FILM 3010 - Film Production Topics Offers students both theoretical and practical experience in various specialized areas of cinematic production. Topics vary but include production in the documentary, fictional narrative, animation, computer animation, and experimental genres. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours. (Spring 2019 UC Boulder)
  • FILM 4005 - Screenwriting Workshop: Short Form A writing intensive course that focuses on the art of the short form screenplay. Students will complete regular writing exercises, presentations, and several short scripts. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. (Spring 2019 UC Boulder)
  • FILM 3010 - Film Production Topics Offers students both theoretical and practical experience in various specialized areas of cinematic production. Topics vary but include production in the documentary, fictional narrative, animation, computer animation, and experimental genres. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours. (Fall 2018 UC Boulder)
  • FILM 3400 - Cinema Production I Exploration of creative cinema production through short production and post-production projects. A short final project will be required. Focuses on the tactics and strategies of independent cinema production, examining a variety of approaches to genre. Explores a range of film and digital technologies. (Fall 2018 UC Boulder)
  • FILM 3990 - Film Practicum Offers creative and technical experience in aspects of film, video and media production for students in the BFA track and BA production emphasis. Students earn credit by working in any number of crew positions for Upper Division Production, MFA productions or faculty projects under the supervision of the course instructor. May be repeated up to 3 total credit hours. (Fall 2018 UC Boulder)
  • FILM 4005 - Screenwriting Workshop: Short Form A writing intensive course that focuses on the art of the short form screenplay. Students will complete regular writing exercises, presentations, and several short scripts. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. (Fall 2018 UC Boulder)
  • FILM 2000 - Moving Image Foundations I Introduces students to basic image making technology, aesthetics and methods. Fundamentals of film/video production in Super 8mm film, Digital ProRes 422 and other analog and digital image making, editing and management formats. May emphasize personal, experimental or narrative approaches with individual exercises, according to instructor. Basic competencies include composition, lighting, basic audio, basic editing, studio critique, file management, web upload, etc. Formerly FILM 2000. (Spring 2018 UC Boulder)

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