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Spring 2022
Jun 29, 2022
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FIL 1007 - Film Analysis and Critique
(3) (A.A.) Prerequisite: ENC 1101. This course meets the 6,000 Gordon Rule requirement. It is an analysis of dramatic and cinematic structures designed to help students develop visual literacy. Films are viewed with an emphasis on formalism--how the language of the film (camera work, editing, sound, story structure, acting, etc.) create meaning for viewers.Various theories of criticism are addressed, along with genre imperatives and storytelling trends in world cinema. "Film Analysis and Critique" is not a history of cinema, but an exploration of its language, properties and style that equip the viewer to better understand the audiovisual culture that surrounds us. Name change from Foundations of Story fall 2016
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Independent Study, Traditional, Telecourse, Video/Audio Conferencing, Web

Arts & Lettrs & Soc & Behv Sci Division
Film Department

Course Attributes:
Associate in Arts Elective, Fee Assess AA, Per Credit, Gordon Writing 6000 Words

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