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FVID-253 The Material of Film

3 Credits

Based on the specific properties of motion picture film emulsion, this course investigates the structures and strategies of material based filmmaking. Using film rather than video cameras, students will create movies that dismantle, embrace, and antagonize traditional film practices, taking advantage of the special tactile, tangible nature of analog film. The surface of the film, use of sound, analog and digital editing, natural and studio lighting, and various modes of projection and presentation will all be explored.