Program Details

This condensed 4 week course employs special techniques of location photography in order to create compelling narrative. Emphasis is placed on storytelling, along with production processes and contemporary media output methods.
Location:
Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

This condensed 4 week course employs special techniques of location photography in order to create compelling narrative. Emphasis is placed on storytelling, along with production processes and contemporary media output methods. Student will explore concepts of both fiction and non-fiction narrative through a variety of lighting and shooting techniques.  The class is devoted to subject research and creative photography. Planning and logistics of shooting on location are covered.

Program Details

Seek credits for the following:

Undergraduate:

  • Art and Visual Technology (AVT) 457: Documentary Photography
  • Art and Visual Technology (AVT) 496: Special Topics: Location Lighting

Eligibility & Prerequisites

This program is open to all undergraduate students including students who do not attend George Mason University. Prerequisite: completion of AVT 253: Introduction to Digital Photography or permission of instructors.

Housing

Double occupancy in hotel and guest house

 

Cost:
Program Cost (Summer 2017): $5385 Included: Tuition (6 credits) Accommodations Some meals including welcome and farewell dinners Group excursions and activities, including transportation Pre-Departure Orientation International Emergency Insurance Not Included: Round-trip airfare Other transportation Some meals Personal spending DSLR camera with fully manual controls (required to participate in program)

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
Yes

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