What is Advanced Practicum?
The Cinema Art + Science Advanced Practicum is the most sophisticated modeling of director/producer led collaborative filmmaking available at the undergraduate level in the U.S. Over the course of an academic year, separate project teams are assembled to take ten complex short films from concept to screen. Each project emphasizes story, character, and cinematic craft, and all the pre-production, production, post-production and finishing processes undertaken for professional features and shorts are explored and completed. Advanced Practicum films demonstrate that the students who make them are highly skilled specialists who can collaborate to create powerful short films and are ready to enter the world of professional filmmaking.
—Bruce Sheridan, Professor & Chair, Cinema Art + Science