46Spring09syllabus - Film and Media Studies 46- Spring 2009...

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Film and Media Studies 46- Spring 2009 INTRODUCTION TO MOTION PICTURES Instructor: Anna Brusutti Off. Hrs:Ellison1811 4:00-5:50 Thursdays or by appointment Lecture and Screenings in Buch.1920 Tue- Thu 9:30-11:20 a.m., Wed.6:00-7:50 p.m. brusutti@filmandmedia.ucsb.edu Section attendance is required (10% of grade) All sections are held in Ellison 1710 Wed.: 12:00-12:50; 1:00-1:50; 2:00-2:50; Thursday.: 12:00-12:50; 1:00-1:50; 2:00-2:50; 3:00-3:50; 4:00-4:50; 5:00-5:50 Honors: (in addition to regular section) On Tue. from 4:00 to 4:50 p.m. Class information is posted on http://www.filmandmedia.ucsb.edu\programs\fm46\fm46html- password: rosebud Make a note of your Teaching Assistant’s name and office hours here: LAB FEE: There is a required $16 lab fee to take this course. It is paid once a quarter and it covers all film courses you take this quarter. Fee cards will be handed out in class. You may also pick up a card in the Film and Media office (Ellison 1720). Instructions for paying the fee at the Cashier’s office are printed on the card. The deadline for fee payment is the drop deadline. NOTE: If the fee is not paid by the deadline, $16 will be assessed for each film class you are taking this quarter. Lab fees are not refundable.    REQUIRED READING: 1. Film Art (FA ) by David Bordwell/Kristin Thompson (V IIIth Ed.) 2. Bound readings available at Grafikart (second week of classes)  COURSE OBJECTIVE: This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of film analysis. Films have been chosen to illustrate these concepts and to introduce you to a variety of types of filmmaking. While some of the films we will view were made in Hollywood, others derive from traditions that may be less familiar to you, particularly the European art cinema and the international avant-garde. The films have also been drawn from a variety of historical periods, from the early years of cinema to the present. The emphasis of this course is on ANALYSIS, that is, on a close examination of the texture of a film: its form, style, and narrative. The goal of this course is to develop your “visual literacy” and your analytical skills, so that you see much more in
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46Spring09syllabus - Film and Media Studies 46- Spring 2009...

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