Film Studies 493L - S-Experimental Film and Video

Kevin Anderson

TH 2:30PM 5:30PM

UMass Amherst
Integ. Learning Center S350
This course explores the genre of Experimental Film and Video with a critical eye toward the history and current articulations of this form of production in both feature film and short form movies; videos. The course begins with an introduction to the genre, then explores Experimental Film; Video according to three different categories: Experimentation with Narrative, Experimentation with Structure; Form, and Experimentation with the line between Fact and Fiction. Students will emerge from this course with a solid foundation in the history and theory of experimental film; video as evidenced by writing projects, research papers, and student-produced experimental media projects.
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.