2006-2007 UAF Catalog


Course descriptions index


Film Studies

FLM 105  3 Credits
History of the Cinema (h)
(Cross-listed with JRN 105)
History and development of the medium of film in the United States and abroad during the last 100 years. Content will vary each semester. Available only via Independent Learning. (3 + 0) Offered Alternate Year


FLM 215  3 Credits
Dramatic Literature (h)
(Cross-listed with THR 215)
Studies of drama and forms of plays such as tragedy, comedy, melodrama, farce, tragic comedy. Emphasis on reading plays of the classic theatre designed to give basic knowledge of masterpieces of world drama. (Next offered: 2006-07.) (3 + 0) Offered Alternate Fall


FLM 217  3 Credits
Introduction to the Study of Film (h)
(Cross-listed with ENGL 217 and JRN 217)
An appreciation course designed to introduce the student to the various forms of cinematic art with special emphasis on humanistic and artistic aspects. (Prerequisite: ENGL 111X.) (2 + 2) Offered Spring


FLM 308  3 Credits
Film Criticism (h)
(Cross-listed with JRN 308)
Theoretical approaches to viewing, analyzing and evaluating film and television program content. Available only via Independent Learning. (3 + 0)


FLM 331  3 Credits
Fundamentals of Film and Stage Direction (h)
(Cross-listed with THR 331)
Introduction to the history, theory, basic concepts of film and stage direction. Includes interpretative script analysis, creative visualization, conceptualization, use of space, working with actors and designers, and direction of short scenes and videos. (Prerequisite: THR 121, THR 215 or permission of instructor.) (1 + 4) Offered Spring


FLM 334W  3 Credits
Movies and Films (h)
(Cross-listed with THR 334)
Explores rotating thematic topics in the art of classic cinema (films) and popular mass media (movies). Comparative analysis of classics and recent motion pictures is used to present elements of film language, analysis and criticism. (Prerequisite: ENGL 111X; ENGL 211X or ENGL 213X or permission of instructor.) (3 + 0) Offered Spring


FLM 470  3 Credits
Film and Video Directing (h)
(Cross-listed with THR 470)
In depth investigation into the history, theory, basic concepts of film and video direction, script preparation, story board, blocking actors and staging the camera, sound, editing. Projects include directing and shooting short videos. (Recommended: THR 331. Next offered: 2006-07.) (1 + 6) Offered Alternate Fall


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