FTVM 203 - Media Production Mini Course I
Fall 2022, Section 001 - Experimental Film and the Ann Arbor Film Festival
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Film, Television, and Media Std (FTVM)
Department: LSA Film, Television, and Media
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Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Lab Fee:
May be elected three times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Partial Term 8/29/22 - 10/14/22 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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What expectations do we bring to viewing mainstream films? What does it mean to call a film “experimental?” This course will explore experimental media in the context of the Ann Arbor Film Festival and its adventurous, experimental spirit. Entering its 61st year, the AAFF is the longest-running independent and experimental film festival in North America. Internationally recognized as a premiere forum for independent filmmakers and artists, the AAFF encourages and promotes the concept of film as art and invites critical response and discussion of a broad range of current experimental media. Course work will include experimentation with film production, film screenings, and discussion. Prior production experience is not necessary: please bring an open mind and creative spirit!

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FTVM 203 - Media Production Mini Course I
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
Th 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Partial Term 8/29/22 - 10/14/22
Note: This class meets from 9/1//2022 - 10/13/2022 Drop/add deadline, Monday, 9/12/2022

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