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Catalogue 2021-2022 
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FILM 175 - Introduction to Screen Arts

Semester Offered: Spring
1 unit(s)
An introductory exploration of central features of film and television aesthetics, including formal and stylistic elements, such as color, lighting, editing, sound, narrative structure, etc. Students are exposed to a wide spectrum of types of films and television shows, including: silent, abstract, non-narrative, foreign, and documentaries, and the artistic choices manifested by each. We look at issues pertaining to production, distribution, and exhibition. Subjects are treated topically rather than historically, and emphasis is placed on mastering key vocabulary and concepts. Alex Kupfer, Erica Stein.

Open only to first-year students. 

Two 75-minute periods plus outside screenings.

Course Format: CLS

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