Course Description

Students will be introduced to the basic elements of drafting and its practical application to describing scenographic space, including: theatre, film, television, new media and site-specific installations, staged photography, and virtual scenery. Special attention will be given to the similarities and differences of staging between the media, with consideration given to sightlines and POV, safety and ergonomics, and special scenic effects. Plans, direct elevations, elevations, sections, isometric drawings, and storyboards will be explained and practiced. This course will enable students to describe their design interpretations in CFPN 501 and CFPN 601. (Equivalent to one Professional elective from Table I, see Undergraduate Program Calendar.)

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