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Film and Media

Winter 2019 Courses

January 2 - January 17

Spring 2019 Courses

January 28 - May 22

Questions about course content? Contact:
Film, Media and Performing Arts - 212 217.4220

FI 111
Introduction to Film
3.0 credits
In state $612.00 Out of state $1,833.00
Online: In state $657.00 Out of state $1,878.00
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)

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
15949 OL1 ONLINE
17900 35A R 6:30 PM-10:20 PM D207


FI 224
Avant-Garde Film
3.0 credits
In state $612.00 Out of state $1,833.00
Prerequisites: 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)

Spring

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


FI 256
Screenwriting I
3.0 credits
In state $612.00 Out of state $1,833.00
Pre-requisites: EN121 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)

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
17546 35A W 6:30 PM-9:20 PM A640


FI 322
Major Directors: Alfred Hitchcock
3.0 credits
In state $858.00 Out of state $2,598.00
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 HitchcockÕs storyboarding method, his stylistic and cinematic technique, and his innovative use of editing and sound. (Formerly LA 443)

Spring

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


FI 328
Directing the Actor
3.0 credits
In state $858.00 Out of state $2,598.00
An introduction to the relationship between film directors and film actors. Students practice practical directing techniques through scene work, dramatic analysis, and action workshops. The history of directing is covered through readings, screenings, and collaborative exercises using outside actors. (G6: The Arts)

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
16866 85A M 6:30 PM-10:20 PM D203
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