2020-2021 Catalog 
    Oct 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

FMA 101 - Film/TV History and Analysis

Description: Analysis of films and television programs, looking at them in an historical context. Focus is on artistic, storytelling, character development, design, production and business content of the media and includes replication of the production styles in the studio.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. Story and structure
  2. Image
  3. Sound
  4. Character development
  5. Artistic design
  6. Theme
  7. Subtext
  8. Historical significance and cultural resonance
  9. Business models
  10. Marketing film and TV through history

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Analyze story and structure. (1)
  2. Describe image and sound analysis using shared and personal vocabularies. (2,3)
  3. Identify character development interaction and perceptual elements. (4)
  4. Imitate artistic design interactions. (5)
  5. Describe individual perceptions of theme, subtext and cultural resonance through historical analyses. (6-8)
  6. Explain the business side of the media, including marketing. (9,10)