Darlene Hedin Krenz Center for New Media and Digital Production
(914) 337-9300 x 2201
Our blue-screen production studio and New Media Lab are located in the Darlene Hedin Krenz Center for New Media and Digital Production.
Introduction to Production, NMC 231, 3 credits
Students make digital movies. The course provides instruction in shooting and editing and explores digital video as a creative tool. Topics include production approaches, location shooting, studio production, lighting, sound, and editing. Students gain critical knowledge through viewing and critiquing key films.
Introduction to New Media, NMC 232, 3 credits
This course explores the computer as a production tool and art form. Students learn digital design concepts and create projects in several areas of new media - digital photography, animation, interactive DVD, and the web. Students gain competency in key digital applications and become familiar with the culture of new media applications. New media works are demonstrated, screened, and discussed.
Documentary Production, NMC 233, 3 credits
In this course, students produce short documentary movies, guided through phases of research, pre-production, production, and post-production. Working individually and in groups, students learn to develop their concept, conduct research and interviews, and create a work with visual and conceptual coherence. Skills in lighting, shooting digital video, recording sound, and editing are taught. The course also presents a historical survey of documentary film and addresses
New Media, Art, and Culture, NM 331, 3 credits
This course is a study of the relationship between new media and culture. Students examine new media in relationship to art, commerce, technology, and culture at large, and focus on emerging trends in new media. This is a designated Writing Process course.critical, theoretical, and ethical concerns in the production of the non-fiction film.
Interactive Multimedia, NMC 332, 3 credits
In this course the student plans and produces an interactive media project. Building on digital design concepts learned in Introduction to New Media, student work individually and in groups to execute concepts of interactive design. The course surveys the potential of interactive media on the Web and DVD, and the potential of interactive media as a tool for creative expression.
Real World: The Business of Media, NMC 341, 3 credits
This course surveys the wide spectrum of the global media industry, from television and radio, to the internet, cell phones, and newly - emerging forms. Through screenings and readings, work will be analyzed and contexts explored. Guest speakers include industry professionals.
Advanced Projects, NM 431, 1-4 credits. May be repeated for up to 8 credits
This course allows students to pursue independent projects. Students meet with the instructor to design and create projects that advance their skills in any area of New Media production. The class meets to view and discuss important new media work and present works-in-progress.
Capstone in New Media, NMC 491, 3 - 6 credits
In this senior year course, the student develops a project with a specific focus at the beginning of the year and works with the professor to complete it. This project, in an area of new media - digital video production, multimedia production, or critical studies - brings together all aspects of the student’s studies in the New Media Area of Study.