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The Summer Scholars Program provides a unique opportunity for high school students to study at the UMiami and earn between 5-6 semester credits. Create a movie by taking on the role of a screenwriter, director, actor and editor. Students enroll in CIM 103 and CIM 151.

CIM 103. Survey of Motion Picture. 3 Credit Hours.An overall look at the motion picture industry including the roles of the principal players, the environment in which they work, the development, production and marketing of motion pictures, and the “creative” accounting employed by the industry. Illustrative films will be shown and discussed in class.

School of Communication | Dept. of Cinema & Interactive Media| Instructor(s): Prof. Jim Virga

CIM 151. Introduction to Digital Production. 3 Credit Hours. Students will learn cinematography, lighting, editing, audio recording, and story development through lecture, discussion, screenings, labs and projects. We will focus on both technical aspects and aesthetic principles of filmmaking. Throughout the class, students will critique shared work to develop analytical skills and enhance the quality of class film projects. Students will learn the visual language of film, and how to tell stories visually.

School of Communication | Dept. of Cinema & Interactive Media | Instructor(s): Prof. Ali Habashi

Maximum enrollment: 15Prerequisites(s): 9th and 10th grade English

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