FMI 334 Film Aesthetics

3 credits, Spring

Evaluates the component parts of a film, including cinematography, design, writing, and directing, and how these elements combine to create an overall dramatic effect through mise-en-scène (blocking, rhythm, and camera plan). Students analyze how filmmakers emphasize and combine elements to effectively convey a desired intent. Students refine their personal cinematic aesthetic by critically analyzing the work of major directors and/or creating new work of their own.

Prerequisite(s): FMI 303 or FMI 313