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Course Description

This course lays the foundation for understanding the practical techniques, specialized language, and unique aesthetics of motion pictures. Students analyze the basic elements of cinematic form as seen through essential properties of the medium, including editing, cinematography, production design, and sound design, and gain an appreciation of film history and of the impact of culture and technology on the development of the cinema.

Learner Outcomes

  • Ability to identify constituent elements of cinematic expression both in terms of form and content.
  • Knowledge of filmmaking as a craft and a collaborative process.
  • Greater fluency in the communicative language of cinema and an ability to reflect critically and speak with confidence about a wide range of films.
  • Ability to articulate the ways in which film work is grounded within a cultural, historical and/or social context.

Additional Information

  • Refined writing and oral presentations skills.
  • An appreciation for the technical apparatus of the cinema as well as the industrial complex that surrounds it.
  • An appreciation for modes of filmic expression beyond the conventional narrative.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
The Art of Film
Type
Online
Dates
Jan 19, 2021 to May 10, 2021
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $790.00
Drop Request Deadline
Feb 22, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 19, 2021
Section Title
The Art of Film
Type
Online
Days
M
Time
8:00PM to 9:50PM
Dates
Jan 25, 2021 to May 10, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
27.5
Location
  • Distance Learning
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $790.00
Drop Request Deadline
Feb 28, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 25, 2021
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