SAC 190 - First-Year Film Seminar
Section: 001 What The H*@#! Was That?!: Media on the Margins
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
Department: LSA Screen Arts & Cultures
Course Note:
The goal of this course is to help students understand the ways in which cinema functions as a form for artistic expression. The course examines cinematically specific structures (time and space manipulation, montage, etc.) as well as examine film's relationship to other artistic enterprises such as theater, literature, painting, etc. Topics rotate.
Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Lab Fee:
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Through screenings, discussion, and hands-on creative projects, this class will explore various forms of experimental media. We will begin by establishing what constitutes "convention" as a means to understanding how to "read" experimental film and video. The class will participate in the pre-screening process for the Ann Arbor Film Festival as well as screen other historical and contemporary experimental works. Students will write critically on experimental media and will work in small groups to produce creative projects in 16mm film and digital video.

SAC 190 - First-Year Film Seminar
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (LAB)
Tu 4:00PM - 6:00PM
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