Cinema Production Practicum: The Art of Pre-Production

Students enrolled in this hands-on participatory course worked alongside Professor Cathy Lee Crane as she developed her film, The Manhattan Front.

In addition to participating in this April 2014 shoot, students prepared research for the film’s final pitch to Executive Producer Heather (Super Size Me) Winters.

About Cathy Lee Crane:

Cathy Lee Crane, Associate Professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, was named a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow in Film/Video. The Guggenheim Fellowship supports Crane's current project, The Manhattan Front, speculative history on how the United States entered World War I. The project continues on-line at