Course Outline Film Analysis 2011

Course Outline Film Analysis 2011 - FilmProgramme

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Film Programme Te Kura Tānga Kōrero Ingarihi, Kiriata, Whakaari, Pāpāho FILM 331 Film Analysis Trimester 1 2011 28 February to 2 July 2011 20 Points TRIMESTER DATES Teaching dates: 28 February   2010 to 3 June 2011 Mid-trimester break: 18 April to 1 May 2011 Study week: 6 – 12 June 2011 Last piece of assessment due:    30 th  May 2011   WITHDRAWAL DATES Information on withdrawals and refunds may be found at  http://www.victoria.ac.nz/home/admisenrol/payments/withdrawlsrefunds.aspx 1  Memento  (Christopher Nolan, 2000)
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FILM COURSE OUTLINE FILM 331 NAMES AND CONTACT DETAILS Dr Liz Watkins Email:  liz.watkins@vuw.ac.nz Room: 85 Fairlie Terrace, room 103 Office Hours: teaching weeks Tuesdays 1-3. Outside of teaching weeks office hours  tbc Tutors: Liv Macassey E-mail:  olivia.macassey@vuw.ac.nz CLASS TIMES AND LOCATIONS Lectures and Screenings Wednesday 3-6pm Hugh Mackenzie lecture theatre 105 Thursday 3-6pm Hugh Mackenzie lecture theatre 105 Tutorials All tutorials will take place on Fridays 12-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm  Details of Friday times and locations will be posted on S-Cubed COURSE DELIVERY The course is taught through lectures, screenings, tutorials, and set reading.  Teaching provides a  cultural, historical and critical context for each session. You are expected to attend all lectures,  screenings and tutorials. The tutorials offer the opportunity for further discussion of the theories  and concepts covered each week. You will need to complete the readings set for each week and to  bring your copy of the texts with you to the tutorials. COMMUNICATION OF ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Any additional information, or changes to the course, will be announced in class, posted on  Blackboard and circulated by email to all class members COURSE CONTENT This course offers a historically grounded sense of  theories and practices of film analysis . The  films and texts foreground a study of the affectivity of meaning as something that can only be read  or interpreted.  Cinematic codes, cultural contexts and film materials may participate in a text as it  is interpreted, but cannot simply be observed. The  practices of film analysis  include a focus on  shot analysis, the interrelations of sound and image, the voice-over, and the close-up as cinematic  modes of representation. This focus facilitates an understanding of the ways in which meaning is  operative in issues of cinema and spectatorship.   This approach will enable us to address the ways  in which  theory  has engaged with technological and cultural changes as they affect the 
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