Core Courses (First Year) 33 units
Specialization Courses (Second Year) 21 units
Elective Courses 15 units
Total: 69 units


  First Year Common Schedule

Semester I     (18 units) Semester II     (18 units)
A.F.1111     English I     (3) A.F.1112     English II     (3)
A.F.1140     Film History     (3) A.F.1150     Introduction to Film Production     (3)
A.F.1180     Video Production     (3) A.F.1160     Selected Readings in Literature     (3)
A.F.1230     Script Writing Workshop     (3) A.F.1170     TV Studio Production     (3)
A.F.1250     Basic Cinematography and Lighting Workshop     (3) A.F.1270     Fundamentals of Film Production Management     (3)
A.F.2360     Introduction to Editing     (3) Elective I     (3)

A.F.1290 Professional Internship (0) (optional) in the Summer following Semester II.


  Second Year

  1. Directing Specialization
    Semester III     (18 units) Semester IV     (15 units)
    A.F.2140     Advanced Editing     (3) A.F.2230     Graduation Project     (3)
    A.F.2270     Directing Workshop     (6) A.F.2370     Introduction to Film Production (A.D. and Continuity)     (3)
    A.F.2330     Fundamentals of Directing     (3) Elective III     (3)
    A.F.2460     Script Analysis     (3) Elective IV     (3)
    Elective II     (3) Elective V     (3)
    Total: 69 units
  2. Script Writing Specialization
    Semester III     (18 units) Semester IV     (15 units)
    A.F.1240     Creative Writing I     (3) A.F.2230     Graduation Project     (3)
    A.F.2440     Research and Storytelling     (3) A.F.2240     Creative Writing II     (3)
    A.F.2460     Script Analysis     (3) Elective III     (3)
    A.F.2700     Screenwriters on Screenwriting     (6) Elective IV     (3)
    Elective II     (3) Elective V     (3)
    Total: 69 units
  3. Acting Techniques Specialization
    Semester III     (18 units) Semester IV     (15 units)
    A.F.1190     Fundamentals of Acting     (6) A.F.2230     Graduation Project     (3)
    A.F.1210     Movement I     (3) A.F.3170     Studies on Screen Acting I     (3)
    A.F.1220     Voice and Speech I     (3) Elective III     (3)
    A.F.2570     Acting in front of the Camera I     (3) Elective IV     (3)
    Elective II     (3) Elective V     (3)
    Total: 69 units
  4. Cinematography and Lighting Specialization
    Semester III     (18 units) Semester IV     (15 units)
    A.F.2190     Cinematography / Lighting Workshop     (6) A.F.2230     Graduation Project     (3)
    A.F.2210     Creative Cinematography & Lighting     (3) A.F.2510     Special Effect in Cinematography & Lighting     (3)
    A.F.2400     Photography     (3) Elective III     (3)
    A.F.2560     Visual Expression     (3) Elective IV     (3)
    Elective II     (3) Elective V     (3)
    Total: 69 units
  5. Editing and Sound Mixing Specialization
    Semester III     (18 units) Semester IV     (15 units)
    A.F.2320     Foundation in Computer Graphics     (3) A.F.2220     Creative Sound Dubbing     (3)
    A.F.2380     Introduction to Film Production (Sound Recording and Mixing)     (3) A.F.2230     Graduation Project     (3)
    A.F.2500     Sound Design     (3) Elective III     (3)
    A.F.2770     Post-production Workshop on Visual Effect     (6) Elective IV     (3)
    Elective II     (3) Elective V     (3)
    Total: 69 units


  Elective Courses*

1.  Common Electives Units
A.F.1120        Art Appreciation 3 units
A.F.1130        Film Appreciation I (World Film) 3 units
A.F.1260        Acting Workshop I 3 units
A.F.1290        Supervision on Internship 0 units
A.F.2110        2D Digital Animation 3 units
A.F.2120        3D Animation (Modeling and Rendering) 3 units
A.F.2130        Film Appreciation II (Hong Kong Film) 3 units
A.F.2150        Animation History 3 units
A.F.2180        Budget and Risk Management 3 units
A.F.2200        Contemporary Production Design and Development 3 units
A.F.2250        Directing Exercises 3 units
A.F.2260        Directing Project 3 units
A.F.2290        Drawing II 3 units
A.F.2300        Advanced Animation (Special Effects) 3 units
A.F.2310        Film Exploration 3 units
A.F.2340        Game Design (Motion Capture) 3 units
A.F.2350        Great Works in Drama 3 units
A.F.2420        Principles in Production Design 3 units
A.F.2430        Production and Media Management 3 units
A.F.2480        Seminar on Producing 3 units
A.F.2530        Storyboard and Editing 3 units
A.F.2540        Theory and Aesthetics of Film 3 units
A.F.2550        Television Programming and Concepts 3 units
A.F.2580        Acting in front of the Camera II 3 units
A.F.2610        English for Actors 3 units
A.F.2630        Movement II 3 units
A.F.2640        Voice and Speech II 3 units
A.F.2650        Post-Production Workshop (Audio Effect and Music Dubbing) 3 units
A.F.2670        Fundamentals in Audio Production 3 units
A.F.2680        Hong Kong Television 3 units
A.F.2690        Script Writing 3 units
A.F.2720        Acting Workshop II 3 units
A.F.2730        Acting Project (Television) 3 units
A.F.2740 / A.F.2750        Independent Study 3 units
A.F.2780        Color Grading Workshop 3 units
A.F.2790        Location Sound Recording Workshop 3 units
A.F.3110        Animation Appreciation 3 units
A.F.3120        Great Works in Film 3 units
A.F.3130        Hong Kong Television Marketing and Management 3 units
A.F.3140        Introduction to Music 3 units
A.F.3150        Novel and Adaptation 3 units
A.F.3180        Studies on Screen Acting II 3 units
A.F.3190        Acting Workshop III 3 units
2.  All specialization courses can be elective courses, except the courses carrying 6 units.
1. Not all elective courses will necessarily be offered in a given year.
2. Students are not allowed to take their own specialization courses to fulfil the elective requirement.




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