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Introduction to Film Studies - FILM1000

Year - 2020

How does film function as an artistic, technological and cultural form? This unit provides a critical introduction to elements of filmmaking and viewing, exploring the components of film form as they have evolved through the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. We will study films in a variety of cultural and historical contexts, from early cinema to the emergence of new digital cinemas, and discuss topics that include visual style, sound design, narrative, genre, and film authorship.

Classes
1x2hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x1000wd Film Sequence Analysis (20%), 1x1500wd Weekly Film Viewing Journal (30%), 1x2000wd Research Essay (40%), 1x Participation (10%)

Prohibitions

ENGL1011

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Intensive January

06 Jan 2020

Department/School: Art History
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 24 Jan 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Art History
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Courses that offer this unit

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