Film and Media

All students attending class on the FIT campus must show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. For more information, see: Immunization Requirements.

Students are encouraged to register early, as classes may fill up or be canceled due to low registration.

Winter Courses
Jan 3 - Jan 19

Spring Courses
Jan 24 - May 18

Questions about course content? Contact:
Film, Media and Performing Arts - (212) 217-4220

FI 111
Introduction to Film
3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1,983.00
Online: In state $705.00 Out of state $2,028.00

This course provides students with the tools to analyze moving image presentations in an academic setting or as a filmmaker. Students examine the uses of camera, editing, sound and elements of the production design as they create meaning in film images and narratives. Examples are drawn from a full range of feature films, documentaries, other forms of entertainment and advertising, whether delivered theatrically, through television or over the internet. (Formerly LA 141) (G7: Humanities)

Winter
CRN Section Day Time Location
1962 OL1 ONLINE    
Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
17900 35A R 6:30 PM—10:20 PM D207


FI 209
History of American Television
3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1,983.00

This course is a critical survey of the history of American television, from its birth out of radio during 1940s to the present, with its seemingly infinite options for platforms and content. While television programs will be surveyed in terms of chronology, this course also examines them as cultural artifacts and industrial products that reflect such issues as class, consumerism, gender, desire, race, and national identity. (G7: Humanities).

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
19084 301 F 9:10 AM—1:00 PM D207


FI 322
Major Directors: Alfred Hitchcock
3.0 credits
In state $897.00 Out of state $2,712.00

This course provides an in-depth study of the films of Alfred Hitchcock, which are examined within the context of his life and the Hollywood system. Students learn the concepts of auteur theory by focusing on Hitchcock’s storyboarding method, his stylistic and cinematic techniques, and his innovative use of editing and sound. (Formerly LA 443) (G7: Humanities)

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
18159 85A M 6:30 PM—10:20 PM D207