Introduction to Film Studies

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subject Name: 
Communication
Course Number: 
140
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
The nature and several functions of film, including narrative and nonnarrative approaches to film communication. Topics include: the components of film expression (composition, movement, editing, sound, setting, and acting); designs in screen narrative; film's relationship to other arts and media; and its role as an instrument of social reflection and change.
Comments: 
Open to Sophomores & Freshmen only. 45 Seats reserved for COMM majors
This course was formerly numbered and titled COMM 240: Modes of Film Communication. If you have received credit for taking COMM 240, you will not receive credit for taking this course.
Linked Course: 
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
33394

Course Sections

Introduction to Film Studies
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 Shawn Shimpach TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM