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FILM 100

Introduction to Film

(cross-listed with ENG 167) Designed to develop students' ability to understand and appreciate film as art and to acquaint them with a representative group of significant works and the characteristics of film as a type of literature.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
Arts and Humanities 1 course

Fall Semester information

Matthew Herbertz

100A: Introduction to Film

Spring Semester information

Angela Flury

100A: Introduction to Film

Ougie Pak

100B: Introduction to Film

This course is an introduction to cinema as an artistic medium and equips students with the basic tools of film analysis. Through lecture, screenings and discussion, students will learn about film history and aesthetics to understand how to read films as trained and informed viewers. In doing so, we will learn how cinematic elements such as film grammar, mise en scene, cinematography, editing and sound work together to create meaning in film.