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Study Guide #1 Introduction to the Art and Technique of Filmmaking FTVDM 188B Prof. Deland Nuse Class description The class will be an introduction to the practical and aesthetic challenges undertaken by artists and professionals in the creation of motion pictures and television. Class Goals To learn how the essential technical and aesthetic elements are utilized to create film art. To recognize and develop an appreciation of the wide range of film forms and styles. To develop your analytical and critical skills (personal growth and development). State of the Art We live in the most exciting time ever, for making and seeing films. We are in an era of rapidly changing technology where we are integrating past techniques into current practice. But…filmmaking is not just about technology. It is much more about the process of utilizing the tools of production and collaborating with professional specialists to tell a story. Questions? What is art? How do we define art? How do we experience art? How does art affect our lives? What is the value of art? What is film art? What are techniques of film? What are the various kinds of films? What are the elements of film? Is there a visual grammar of film? Is film like a language? How is film different from other arts? What are the historical tensions of film art?
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2 Theories of the Value of Art Art as pleasure and entertainment (beauty and play). Art as individual expression (heart and mind). Art as knowledge and understanding (truth and insight into the human condition). What is the purpose of the artist? To take elements from the quotidian world and
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2010 for the course ECON 100 taught by Professor Hnewhous during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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