Course explores the approaches, strategies, motivations, and creative processes that inform cinematography. Elements of cinematic style, visual imagination, and storytelling are discussed and explored through exercises. Students learn the relationships and responsibilities involved in the art, and are guided in the execution of the various canonical and extraordinary working methods involved in traditional, experimental, and modern cinematography. Graduate students will be required to complete summary written and production work befitting their experience. Suggested prerequisite: CINE 749S.