Units of Study

FILM2660 - Cinema and the Digital Aesthetic

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Bruce Isaacs

Description

This unit of study examines the intersection of film, digital cinema and new media aesthetic systems. The analysis includes a reading of the evolution of the cinematic image, the digital image as special effect, the development of low budget and high budget digital aesthetics and industry, and the convergence of cinema and other digital platforms. The course proposes a number of hypotheses about the current and future status of cinema as an aesthetic, industrial and cultural phenomenon.

Assessments

1x1000wd tutorial presentation (20%), 1x1000wd online practical exercise analysis and journal (25%), 1x2500wd research essay (45%), participation (10%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week,
1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

18 junior credit points including (ARHT1002 or ENGL1025 or ENGL1026)

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