The study and practice of photography and motion picture production in Paris and Amsterdam. Using the imagery of two of Europe’s most beautiful cities students will gain production knowledge as they shoot a series of photo exercises and produce a several short format films. Lectures and demonstrations will explore the issues of visual acuity, lighting, framing and producing films in a foreign country. Workshops and lectures by local guest professionals are included.

The two courses focus on sharpening the visual and storytelling skills of the students. Using both photo and video the students will gain a better understanding of the European culture.

Each student will make two short film - Narrative, Documentary, travel, Architectural or experimental. Using photos each student will explore the culture, sites, religion, economy, transportation, and the history of Paris and France.

Never sit in a classroom!! All education is on-location and hands-on!

2 weeks in Paris - 1 week in Amsterdam

Tours of the cities and mayor attractions included.

This program is open to students of all majors at all levels of experience. We will work with each student at their experience level.

Led by Professors Talavera and Virga from the Cinema and Interactive Media Department at the University of Miami.

May 21 - June 11

Courses

CIM 594 & CIM 795

6 Credits Total

The study and practice of photography and motion picture production in Paris and Amsterdam. Using the imagery of two of Europe’s most beautiful cities students will gain production knowledge as they shoot a series of photo exercises and produce a several short format films. Lectures and demonstrations will explore the issues of visual acuity, lighting, framing and producing films in a foreign country. Workshops and lectures by local guest professionals are included.

The two courses focus on sharpening the visual and storytelling skills of the students. Using both photo and video the students will gain a better understanding of the European culture.

Each student will make two short film - Narrative, Documentary, travel, Architectural or experimental. Using photos each student will explore the culture, sites, religion, economy, transportation, and the history of Paris and France.

Contact

For more info and to schedule a meeting to go over details of the program please email etalavera@miami.edu or jvirga@miami.edu