FMMC 0101A: Aesthetics of the Moving Image

Aesthetics of the Moving Image
How do films convey meaning, generate emotions, and work as an art form? What aspects of film are shared by television and videogames? This course is designed to improve your ability to watch, reflect on, and write about moving images. The course will be grounded in the analysis of cinema (feature films, documentaries, avant-garde, and animation) with special focus on film style and storytelling techniques. Study will extend to new audio-visual media as well, and will be considered from formal, cultural, and theoretical perspectives. 3 hrs. lect./3 hrs. screen

Instructors:
Louisa Stein
Location:
Axinn Center 109
Schedule:
3:00pm-4:15pm on Tuesday, Thursday at AXN 109 (Sep 11, 2017 to Dec 8, 2017)
7:30pm-10:25pm on Wednesday at AXN 232 (Sep 11, 2017 to Dec 8, 2017)