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Introduction to Film Analysis
FILM 310
Fall 2006
Section: 01   02   03   04   05  

This course introduces students to the analysis of film form and aesthetics using sample films from throughout the history of world cinema. Students will learn how to identify and describe the key formal elements of a film including cinematography, sound, mise-en-scene, editing, narrative structure, and narration. Emphasis will be placed on discerning the function of formal elements and their effects on the viewing experience. Each week will include film screenings, a lecture, and a discussion section; students will work closely with a writing tutor on each of the four writing assignments. This class is designed to be a general education course as well as a gateway course for those wishing to declare the film major. Important additional screenings will be held on Tuesday evenings.

Essential Capabilities: Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA FILM
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FILM-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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