Feb 09, 2023  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

FILM-181 Introduction to Film

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030), completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of RDNG-016 or ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0. Pre-requisite: Placement into ENGL-101  or satisfactory completion of ENGL-098  or ENGL-099  with a course grade of S1.
A survey of film history and production introducing tudents to films from a spectrum of styles genres historical perios and national cultures. The primary methodology of the course is to break fims down into their component features–i.e. narrative miseen-scene lighting cinematography editing and sound.

Course Outcomes
1. Identify and explain the sequence and type of shots in a scene 2. Explain the difference and characteristics of specific film genre, documentaries, experimental films and animated films 3. Identify and provide examples of style and film form across history 4. Describe the influence of mise-en-scene, lighting, cinematography, editing and sound in establishing the overall sense of a film