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2018SP-JRN-180-003.doc - INTRODUCTION TO FILM Credit Hours...

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INTRODUCTION TO FILM JRN 180 Section: 003 Classroom Credit Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 0.00 Lecture Hours: 3 .00 IAI Core: F2 908 IAI Majors: Semester: Spring 2018 Course Begins: 1/16/18 Course Ends: 5/08/18 Days: TR Times: 10am to 11:20am Room: A-240 Instructor: Jim Stockwell Email: [email protected] Phone: 815-455-8535 Office Hours: M-TH 9am to 10am; TR 2:30pm to 4pm Office Location: C-126 Other Contact Information: [email protected] Website (optional): N/A Required Course: Textbook(s): Looking at Movies (5 th ed) – {Green Cover} Supplies (if desired): N/A Course Description: Introduction to Film examines the art and craft of filmmaking to improve understanding of and appreciation for the cinematic medium. Students learn about lighting, camera work, editing, sound, and character relationship. Films of the 19th, 20th and 21st century are viewed and discussed. Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course the student should be able to: 1. Define the areas of film including major terms such as camera work, lighting, editing, sound and character relationship 2. Explain the process of film making 3. Compare early 20th century films to present day films 4. Demonstrate an understanding of camera operations 5. Demonstrate an understanding of lighting techniques 6. Demonstrate an understanding of lighting effects 7. Demonstrate an understanding of editing continuity 8. Demonstrate an understanding of transition editing 9. Explain the use of music in film 10. Explain the use of sound effects in film 11. Explain character exposition 12. Explain character relationships 13. Describe different directing styles 14. Explain the use of film for education 15. Develop an appreciation for the process of film making 16. Identify the different steps needed to make a film 17. Develop an interest in writing a shot-by-shot analysis for different films 18. Demonstrate how to storyboard a film scene Page 1 of 9
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19. Demonstrate the proper use of lighting, sound, and camera position for filming a scene Course Outline I. How Do Films Tell a Story? A. The use of the camera i. Camera position ii. Camera angles iii. Camera movement B. The use of lighting i. Lighting techniques ii. Lighting effects iii. Visual tone C. The use of editing i. The impact of editing ii. Narrative montage iii. Continuity iv. Transitions D. The use of sound i. Music ii. The spoken word iii. Sound effects II. How Do Films Reveal Characters? A. Character exposition i. Film acting ii. Close-ups iii. Point of view shots iv. Flashbacks v. Dreams B. Archetypes and stereotypes i. Heroes and heroines ii. Villains iii. Gender models iv. Influence of feminist film criticism C. Character relationships i. Romantic relationships ii. Power relationships iii. Family relationships III. How Do Films Depict Physical Reality? A. Realism versus expressionism in narrative film i.
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