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Image and Sound, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 55 days
, CA,
In this hands-on film production Image and Sound class offered at Stanford University students will learn a broad set of filmmaking fundamentals (basic history, theory, and practice) and will apply them creating film projects using tools such as iPhones, consumer cameras and FCPX.


We live in a time of unprecedented access to both making and consuming media. Has this digital age democratized who we see behind and in front of the camera? Does this open up pathways to civic participation and artistic expression? Or will these rapid technological changes just fade into history as just another phase of cinema? 

The  Image and Sound class offered at Stanford University will explore these questions in the context of a hands-on film production class. You will learn the fundamentals of visual storytelling that remain largely unchanged over the last century despite the digital revolution, all while exploring new digital tools such as iPhones, DSLR cameras, and FCP X. Within the course, you will also explore how new tools and technologies offer opportunities for innovation in aesthetic and narrative forms. The course gives students the experience of the filmmaking process as a whole.

Detailed Programme Facts

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    • International students who require a Stanford Sponsored I-20: April 3
    • Domestic and International students who do not require a Stanford Sponsored I-20: May 1