Lecture—3 hours; laboratory—3 hours; film viewing—2 hours;
project. Prerequisite: recommended: course 5/Technocultural
Studies 5 and/or Film Studies 1. Introduction to filmmaking
concepts, principles, and methods. Hands-on exercises build
critical and creative capacities. Emphasis on form, content and
the historical dialectic between classical narrative filmmaking
conventions and artists’ challenges to these conventions. Weekly
Lab, Lab Preparation, and Evening Screening. GE credit: ArtHum |
Lecture—2 hours; discussion—1 hour; film viewing—3 hours.
Analysis of film form and narrative, including cinematography,
editing, and sound. Issues in film studies, including authorship,
stardom, race, gender, class, and cultural identity. Includes
introduction to selected cinematic movements and national film
traditions. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, OL, VL, WC, WE.
Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing. Contemporary developments in
the fine and performing arts, media arts, digital arts, and
literature as they relate to technological and scientific
practices. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL, WE.