Courses in Film and Video Studies (Division 368)

OTHER FILM-VIDEO COURSES. The following are offered through other departments in the Fall Term, 1988, and are among those which can be used as part of a concentration plan in Film-Video Studies. For more information about these courses consult this GUIDE:

490, History of American Film

320, Film Analysis

421, Introduction to Radio and TV

425, Introduction to Radio and Television Directing

427, Preparation of Radio and TV Continuity

428, Writing Drama for Radio and Television 527, Radio-TV Management

530, Telecommunication Arts Workshop

412, Major Directors

330, German Cinema Humanities

456, Video Production Seminar

313, Soviet Cinema

236/RC Hums. 236. The Art of the Film. (4). (HU). A fee is assessed to help defray the costs of film rentals.

See RC Humanities 236. (Cohen)

300(200). Techniques of Film. Film and Video 236 recommended. (3). (Excl). A fee is assessed to cover costs of camera maintenance.

This course is required for concentrators in the Program in Film and Video Studies and is designed to give students a basic intellectual understanding of film techniques and how they are used to create individual works of film art. Techniques demonstrated and discussed include lighting, lighting effects, cameras, lenses and lens effects, color, film stocks and processing effects, camera angles, special effects and sound. On the completion of the course students should have the necessary technical knowledge for aesthetic analysis of film. The structure of the course is a combination of lecture, discussion, and slides especially created for the course. There will be pertinent assigned readings, three short projects, and a midterm examination. Because of equipment restraints this course is limited to twenty students; overrides are required for registration and must be obtained at 154 Lorch Hall. Attendance at first three meetings is essential. (Tyman)

301(201). Techniques of Video. (3). (Excl).

A required course with priority given to film/video concentrators designed to provide an introduction to the history, aesthetics, technology and uses of video. Areas discussed are the history of video art and its major artists, video aesthetics, as well as hands-on introduction to use of video tools. Because of equipment limitations, the course is limited to twenty students. Overrides are obtained at 154 Lorch Hall. (Schmidt)


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