FMP 244 - Elements of Film

Overview

Description

This course introduces basic concepts of cinematic communication and presents them as “languages” which filmmakers use to create predictable emotional responses in audiences. Photography, framing, shots, angles, movement both within the frame and of the camera, sound, editing, story narrative, acting and ideology are some of the components of film structure which directors use to create a visual style. Viewings and discussions provide an active film vocabulary and achieve critical perspectives of modern cinema.

Typically Offered

Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Requirement Designation

Flexible Core - Creative Expression

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

4

Requisites

011162

Course Schedule

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