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Film and Media

Winter 2018 Courses

January 2 - January 18

Spring 2018 Courses

January 29 - May 23

 

Film and Media


FI 111 Introduction to Film
3 creditsOnline: In-state $630 Out-of-state $1,803
This course provides students with the tools to analyze moving image presentations in an academic setting or as filmmakers. 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)

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CRN Section Day Time Location
15949 OL1   ONLINE COURSE


FI 204 Martial Arts Cinema and Its Global Impact
3 credits In-state $585 Out-of-state $1,758
This course introduces representational martial arts films, directors, and stars from around the world to investigate the transformation, diversification, ongoing appeal, and globalization of this evolving genre. Close attention will be paid to formal and stylistic aspects of films as well as their historical, transnational, and sociocultural contexts. (G7: Humanities)

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CRN Section Day Time Location
17548 35A R 6:30 pm-10:20 pm D207


FI 224 Avant-Garde Film
3 credits In-state $585 Out-of-state $1,758
Prerequisite: FI 111 or HA 112
This course is cross-listed with HA 217. This course is a survey of major moments in avant-garde film from 1895 to the present. Through readings and discussions, students explore theories of avant-gardism and study how such films are expressions of the historical, cultural, and philosophical contexts of their production. (G7: Humanities)

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CRN Section Day Time Location
16357 35A W 6:30 pm-10:20 pm D207


FI 256 Screenwriting I
3 credits In-state $585 Out-of-state $1,758
Prerequisite: EN 121 or equivalent
This course is cross-listed with EN 266. This course introduces the practice of writing fiction for the screen, focusing on the short film. In a workshop setting, students explore a range of approaches to the short screenplay, from traditional to innovative, and use examples from a variety of genres and geographical origins. (Formerly EN 266) (G6: Arts)

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CRN Section Day Time Location
17546 35A W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm E402


FI 325 Major Directors: Akira Kurosawa
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
Prerequisite: FI 111
This course examines selected works by the great Japanese director Akira Kurosawa, tracing the evolution of his personal cinematic style from the end of World War II to the 1970s. Through study of Kurosawa's choices of subject, talent, camera work, music, production design, and editing, students learn what made Kurosawa so innovative and significant. (G7: Humanities)

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CRN Section Day Time Location
17543 85A M 6:30 pm-10:20 pm D207
 
 
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