Introduction to Film Studies

English 1800
Section 1
Various Instructors
10-10:50 and M 7-9:30pm (required for all discussion sections)
  • Discussion Section 1A: F 10-10:50
  • Discussion Section 1B: F 10-10:50
  • Discussion Section 1C: F 11-11:50
  • Discussion Section 1D: F 11-11:50

Cross listed with Film Studies 1800. This course introduces students to the basics of film aesthetics, including mise-en-scène, cinematography, editing, narrative, sound, and genre. Balancing a focus on technical elements with broader frameworks, the course also considers various critical, theoretical, ideological, and historical approaches to film studies.