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Upczak, Emilie Instructor

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  • Caribbean film industry and topics, Human Smuggling and Sex Trafficking in the Caribbean, Water rights in the Western US, Acting for Filmmakers, Screenwriting and Producing

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  • CINE 3010 - Film Production Topics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    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. Formerly FILM 3010.
  • CINE 3400 - Cinema Production I
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
    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. Formerly FILM 3400.
  • CINE 3940 - Cinema Studies Internship
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Provides students with professional internship experiences with film, video, new media production companies, governmental agencies, production units, audio recording studios and new media industries. Students will be responsible for securing their own internship position. May be repeated up to 9 credit hours. Recommended prerequisite: CU GPA of at least 2.00 and upper-division standing and a 3.00 GPA as a BA or BFA Cinema Studies major. Formerly FILM 3940.
  • CINE 4005 - Screenwriting Workshop: Short Form
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
    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. Formerly FILM 4005.
  • CINE 4010 - Topics in Film Production
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Prepares students for advanced Cinema Studies production courses. Subject matter varies each semester. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours, provided the topics are different. Same as ARTF 5010. Formerly FILM 4010.
  • CINE 4500 - Cinema Production 2
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Advanced exploration of creative cinema production through short production and post-production projects. Course focuses on the tactics and strategies of independent cinema production leading to the completion of a BFA thesis project exploring either documentary, experimental, or narrative genres. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Formerly FILM 4500. Same as ARTF 5500.
  • FILM 2000 - Moving Image Foundations I
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
  • FILM 3010 - Film Production Topics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    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. Formerly FILM 3010.
  • FILM 3400 - Cinema Production I
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    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. Formerly FILM 3400.
  • FILM 4005 - Screenwriting Workshop: Short Form
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019
    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. Formerly FILM 4005.

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