Undergraduate Course Catalog 2012-2013

COURSE: 06-270 Introduction to Film Studies (3)
This course introduces students to the strategies and methods of film criticism and studies narrative components of film (film grammar), including (but not limited to) directors’ strategies, shot properties, mise-en-scène, editing, acting, and the use of sound in films, especially classic Hollywood movies. The course also introduces the study of genres and styles of filmmaking. Students must attend scheduled screening sessions outside of weekly class hours. Prerequisite: 06-111.