Film, Media, Theater 240EV - Intermediate Courses in Production and Practice: 'Experimental Video: Theory and Practice'
F 01:30PM-04:20PM;F 01:30PM-04:20PM
Mount Holyoke College
Art 222;Art 211
This production course grounds practice in theory and history. It will introduce students to canonical and contemporary works from avant-garde cinema while engaging them in experimental filmmaking concepts, aesthetics, and practices. Through lectures and screenings, students will be exposed to groundbreaking filmmakers and analyze their works. These will serve to inform and inspire students' own film projects which will cover a range of experimental film approaches including archival and found footage, structural, surrealist, and poetic. This course is open to students with any level of video production experience, including those new to the practice. Students taking this course will gain experience in planning, shooting and editing their work using DSLR cameras and the option of cell phones
Prereq: FMT-102, FMT-104, ARTST-131, or ARTST-142 and permission of instructor.
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.