Led by UM Professor and Chair, Ed Talavera, Cinema and Interactive Media, shoot a feature film as you travel through the Greek Islands of Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, Paros and Samos!
This program is taught in Athens, Santorini, Mykonos, Syros and Samos. The variety of geographical landscapes that the course offers adds to the diversity of perspectives from which students can learn to analyze Greek cultural and artistic expression.
The study and practice of motion picture production in Greece. Students will gain advanced production knowledge as they pre-produce, produce and post-produce a group film and individual digital projects. Lectures and demonstrations will explore the issues of producing a film in a foreign country, location lighting, working with advanced digital cinema motion picture equipment and effective post-production procedures. Workshops and lecture led by local guest professionals are included.
The course will explore film as an artistic means of expression of contemporary Greek culture. Through film screenings, discussions and lectures students will explore a range of older and current Greek films to gain knowledge on major cinematic movements which reflect social, political, economic and cultural trends in Greece.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until March 1