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Introduction to Film Analysis
FILM 310
Fall 2013
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 narrative structure, narration, cinematography, editing, mise-en-scene, and sound. Emphasis will be placed on discerning the functions of formal elements and their effects on the viewing experience. Each week will include two film screenings, a lecture, and a discussion section. Students will work closely with writing tutors on each of the four writing assignments (two 2p., and two 6-8p.). This course is designed to be a general education class as well as a gateway to further work in film studies, and is required for those declaring the film studies major.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA FILM
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FILM-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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