Date of Award

5-20-2005

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

M.F.A.

Degree Program

Drama and Communications

Department

Drama and Communications

Major Professor

Hank, J. Stephen

Second Advisor

Jones, David

Third Advisor

Racine, Robert

Abstract

The following thesis describes the development and process of the responsibilities and skills necessary for a director of photography in the motion picture industry. Pre-production and production aspects pertaining to experiences as a cinematographer are covered. Furthermore, the progression of learning about the field of cinematography is explained through personal examples of logistical, technical, and artistic requirements on both short and feature student films. Storyboards are included in the appendices.

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The University of New Orleans and its agents retain the non-exclusive license to archive and make accessible this dissertation or thesis in whole or in part in all forms of media, now or hereafter known. The author retains all other ownership rights to the copyright of the thesis or dissertation.

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