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FVID-105 Film Fundamentals

3 Credits

This course is designed to introduce students to the aesthetic and formal elements of the cinema and the terminology of film production. In-class screenings and lectures will give an overview of different modes of filmmaking, including narrative, documentary, and experimental. Students will hone their powers of observation, communicate visual ideas with clarity and simplicity, explore personal storytelling, and develop the ability to read films as trained and informed viewers.