- Code FILM1002
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Film Studies
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Julieanne Lamond
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2016
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This course is intended as an introduction to the history and aesthetics of film, as well as a primer for film analysis. Building on an acquired understanding of the elements of film technique, students will address questions of narrative, sound, spectatorship, and a consideration of film as social and cultural document. Developments in film will be contextualised within the current stage of the digital revolution.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
1. Undertake comprehensive analysis of various films;
2. Evaluate film as a social and cultural document;
3. Critically discuss a film and its context in an oral presentation;
4. Present ideas on film history and theory in a clear written format;
5. Understand the role of film within digital humanities.
Indicative Assessment1 x 500 word exercise in close analysis (15%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]
1 x 10-15 minute oral presentation in class on weekly reading/film (10%) [Learning Outcome 1,2,3]
1 x 1,800 word essay (35%) [Learning Outcome 3,4,5]
End of semester (final) exam (40%) [Learning Outcome 1, 2]
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Two 1-hour lectures, one 1-hour tutorial, and a 2- hour film screening per week for 13 weeks. Students are expected to commit a further 5 hours independent study each teaching week over the semester, which includes reviewing films and preparing tutorial responses (total 130 hours).
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2085||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|