ARTS1704: Introduction to Moving Images

4 CreditsArts/HumanitiesOnline Available

Do you want to engage with a medium of the everyday? From watching a film to making a video of a friend or family reunion, moving images are all around. This is an introductory, hands-on studio course in digital filmmaking. Through lectures, screenings, demonstrations, hands-on practice, readings, and discussions, this course will cover practical and theoretical elements of digital filmmaking. Students will be introduced to film language, aesthetics, and technical terminology, as well as camera, lighting, sound and editing.Throughout the semester we will view and discuss films and clips from a variety of genres, including narrative, documentary, experimental, and combinations thereof. Students create several short film projects. They also develop skills in critical evaluation through critique sessions that investigate the aesthetic, technical, and cultural interpretation of moving images. As filmmakers you are free to make films in any genre in this class. Students need to provide their own portable drive and 1 - 2 SD cards for each class, and may choose to purchase their own subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud if they wish to use their own computer.This course is the prerequisite for intermediate level Department of Art courses in Moving Images including Narrative Digital Filmmaking, Experimental Film and Video, Animation, Super 8 and 16mm Filmmaking.

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