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FILM 1290 - The Art of the Film 1
(Formerly 152.129) The study of film as an art form, entertainment and document.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Drama Studies List A, Humanities, Recommended Intro Courses

FILM 1310 - Film History
In this course students will examine films from more than one period in film history, exploring the relationships among and between films in terms of genre, style, theme, structure, and other aesthetic elements. Students will study films selected from various periods of world cinema, taking into consideration how and in what ways films bear the traces of their time and place, or are affiliated with relevant movements in art, history, or society, or have been shaped by technical and artistic developments in the art of film. Students may not hold credit for FILM 1310 and the former FILM 1300 (152.130). Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in FILM 1290 (152.129)] or written consent of instructor.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Humanities, Recommended Intro Courses

FILM 2280 - Film and Literature
(Formerly 152.228) The interrelationships between literature and film through an analysis of significant films, novels, poems and plays. Special attention to adaptations of Shakespeare, modern drama, the 19th century novel, the modern novel, and popular fiction. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in each of FILM 1290 (152.129) and FILM 1310 (or the former FILM 1300 (152.130))] or written consent of instructor.
6.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Drama Studies List A, Humanities

FILM 2300 - The Popular Film
(Formerly 152.230) Current trends in film as a form of culture. Emphasis on recently released films as mirrors of existing social myths and values. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in each of FILM 1290 (152.129) and FILM 1310 (or the former FILM 1300 (152.130))] or written consent of instructor.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Drama Studies List A, Humanities

FILM 2330 - Film and Contemporary Thought
(Formerly 152.233) Recent films viewed in the light of current intellectual developments. Screenings are complemented by readings in contemporary political theory, philosophy, art, psychology, critical theory, etc. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in each of FILM 1290 (152.129) and FILM 1310 (or the former FILM 1300 (152.130))] or written consent of instructor.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Humanities

FILM 2370 - Experimental Cinema
(Formerly 152.237) Formal innovations in avant-garde and underground films and videos, their significance and influence on the feature film industry.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Drama Studies List A, Humanities

FILM 2380 - The International Cinema 1
(Formerly 152.238) An examination of major works of international cinema, focusing upon the contributions of individual countries, or relevant global issues. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in each of FILM 1290 (152.129) and FILM 1310 (or the former FILM 1300 (152.130))] or written consent of instructor. As the course content will vary from year to year, students may take this course more than once for credit.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Drama Studies List A, Humanities

FILM 2390 - The International Cinema 2
(Formerly 152.239) An examination of major works of international cinema, focusing upon the contributions of individual countries, or relevant global issues. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in each of FILM 1290 (152.129) and FILM 1310 (or the former FILM 1300 (152.130))] or written consent of instructor. As the course content will vary from year to year, students may take this course more than once for credit.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Drama Studies List A, Humanities

FILM 2400 - The American Film to 1950
(Formerly 152.240) The aesthetic development of the American Film from the early days until the beginning of television. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in each of FILM 1290 (152.129) and FILM 1310 (or the former FILM 1300 (152.130))] or written consent of instructor.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Drama Studies List A, Humanities

FILM 2410 - The American Film from 1950
(Formerly 152.241) An examination of the Hollywood film from the decline of the studio system. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in each of FILM 1290 (152.129) and FILM 1310 (or the former FILM 1300 (152.130))] or written consent of instructor.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Drama Studies List A, Humanities

FILM 2420 - Realism and Film
(Formerly 152.242) Theories and forms of the non-fiction film as an art form, an information carrier and a propaganda tool.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Drama Studies List A, Humanities

FILM 2430 - The Canadian Film
(Formerly 152.243) The development of the film industry in Canada in its varied forms, with emphasis upon key films, regional differences and Manitoba contributions.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Canadian Studies, Drama Studies List A, Humanities

FILM 2460 - Film Genres
(Formerly 152.246) An examination of a major cinematic genre (e.g, the gangster film, the western, the musical) with emphasis upon the permanence and evolution of generic conventions and the ability of filmmakers to register personal visions within these conventions. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in each of FILM 1290 (152.129) and FILM 1310 (or the former FILM 1300 (152.130))] or written consent of instructor. As the course content will vary from year to year, students may take this course more than once for credit.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Drama Studies List A, Humanities

FILM 3250 - Special Topics in Film 1
(Formerly 152.325) An intensive examination of selected topics in film. Contents of the course will vary according to the needs and interests of students and faculty. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in each of FILM 1290 (152.129) and FILM 1310 (or the former FILM 1300 (152.130))] or written consent of instructor. As the course content will vary from year to year, students may take this course more than once for credit.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Drama Studies List A, Humanities

FILM 3260 - Special Topics in Film 2
(Formerly 152.326) An intensive examination of selected topics in film. Contents of the course will vary according to the needs and interests of students and faculty. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in each of FILM 1290 (152.129) and FILM 1310 (or the former FILM 1300 (152.130))] and written consent of instructor. As the course content will vary from year to year, students may take this course more than once for credit.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Drama Studies List A, Humanities

FILM 3270 - Special Topics in Film 3
An intensive examination of selected topics in film including creative filmmaking projects. Contents of the course will vary according to the needs and interests of students and faculty. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in each of FILM 1290 (152.129) and FILM 1310 (or the former FILM 1300 (152.130))] and written consent of instructor. As the course content will vary from year to year, students may take this course more than once for credit.
6.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Humanities

FILM 3400 - The Director's Cinema 1
(Formerly 152.340) An intensive critical look at the career of one or two major filmmakers. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in each of FILM 1290 (152.129) and FILM 1310 (or the former FILM 1300 (152.130))] or written consent of instructor. As the course content will vary from year to year, students may take this course more than once for credit.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Drama Studies List A, Humanities

FILM 3410 - The Director's Cinema 2
(Formerly 152.341) An intensive critical look at the career of one or two major filmmakers. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in each of FILM 1290 (152.129) and FILM 1310 (or the former FILM 1300 (152.130))] or written consent of instructor. As the course content will vary from year to year, students may take this course more than once for credit.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Drama Studies List A, Humanities

FILM 3420 - Film Theory
(Formerly 152.342) A survey of Film Theory from its beginnings to the present: Eisenstein to André Bazin to Christian Metz and others (film theories, not reviewers). Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in each of FILM 1290 (152.129) and FILM 1310 (or the former FILM 1300 (152.130))] or written consent of instructor.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Humanities

FILM 3430 - Screenwriting
(Formerly 152.343) An introduction to the techniques and procedures of screenwriting. Students will be expected to complete a screenplay. Students may not hold credit for both FILM 3430 (152.343) and Screenwriting as previously offered under the title of Special Topics. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in each of FILM 1290 (152.129) and FILM 1310 (or the former FILM 1300 (152.130))] or written consent of instructor.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Drama Studies List A, Humanities

FILM 3440 - Filmmaking
(Formerly 152.344) Basic 16mm filmmaking equipment is used to understand the rudiments of cinematography, editing, and lighting. Students will make two films and edit some pre-shot footage. Students may not hold credit for both FILM 3440 (152.344) and Filmmaking previously offered under the title of Special Topics. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in each of FILM 1290 (152.129) and FILM 1310 (or the former FILM 1300 (152.130))] or written consent of instructor.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Drama Studies List A, Humanities

FILM 3450 - The Animated Film
(Formerly 152.345) The art of animation from early cell and puppet films to computer animation and current experimentation. Special attention is given to the "Golden Age of Animation" and to Canada's continuing contribution. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in each of FILM 1290 (152.129) and FILM 1310 (or the former FILM 1300 (152.130))] or written consent of instructor.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Drama Studies List A, Humanities

FILM 3460 - Acting for the Camera
This course is a practical exploration of the acting techniques appropriate for work in film and television. Each student will be required to perform a significant number of scene bits and a few full scenes on video camera. Students will develop skills connected with directing actors in film; intensive preparatory scene analysis, storyboarding, and camera operation during performance. Students may not hold credit for both FILM 3460 and Acting for the Camera as previously offered under the title of Special Topics. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in each of FILM 1290 (152.129) and FILM 1310 (or the former FILM 1300 (152.130))] or written consent of instructor.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Humanities

FILM 3650 - Advanced Filmmaking
(Formerly 152.365) This course is for students who have taken FILM 3440 (152.344) Basic Filmmaking and offers an opportunity to pursue longer, more technically ambitious work. Students are required to shoot one (1) 10 minute 16mm film; transfer that film to video; edit and soundtrack it. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C+" or better in FILM 3440 (152.344)] and written consent of instructor.
3.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Faculty of Arts
English, Theatre, Film & Media Department

Course Attributes:
Humanities