SAC 236 - The Art of the Film
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
Department: LSA Screen Arts & Cultures
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Lab Fee:
35.00
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course teaches the terms, techniques, and technologies most useful for the appreciation and critical analysis of movies. Students learn to look closely at movies and to recognize and describe with precision the ways that production and post-production shape the meanings of a film. While becoming more fully literate in the audiovisual language of moving images and recorded sounds, students will work to make their own critical arguments about film style in audiovisual form using elementary video capture, audio recording, and editing software.

Course Requirements:

Midterm and final exam, three audiovisual assignments, attendance and participation

Intended Audience:

Any undergraduate student with an interest in developing a better critical understanding of moving images

Class Format:

Two 1.5-hour interactive lecture sessions, one 50-minute discussion section, and one screening session per week

SAC 236 - The Art of the Film
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
11377
Open
7
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (LAB)
 
14722
Open
7
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 7:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
11378
Closed
0
 
-
W 10:00AM - 11:00AM
004 (DIS)
P
11379
Open
5
 
-
W 11:00AM - 12:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
11380
Closed
0
 
-
W 12:00PM - 1:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
11381
Open
1
 
-
W 12:00PM - 1:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
11382
Open
1
 
-
W 2:00PM - 3:00PM
008 (DIS)
P
11383
Open
1
 
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W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 143312727X
Dictionary of Film Terms: The Aesthetic Companion to Film Art, Author: Frank Beaver, Publisher: Peter Lang 5TH 2015
Required
ISBN: 9780321965240
A short guide to writing about film, Author: Timothy Corrigan. Ninth edit 2014
Required
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