The Language of Film

LHUM-251
Credits: 
3
Prerequisites: 
FS-221 and LENG-223
Electable by: 
All
Required of: 
None
Semesters Offered: 
Fall Only
Location: 
Boston Campus

This course provides film scoring majors with an introduction to how film makes visual and narrative meaning through the language of film, which includes camera, frame composition, lighting, production design, acting styles, editing, dialogue, plot, genre, themes, sound, and point of view. Students will learn to read and analyze film from a film studies perspective. Written assignments and in-class activities will reinforce writing, reading, and oral communication skills, with the goal of strengthening students' abilities to communicate with directors.

Department: 
LART
Course chair: 
Simone Pilon
Taught By