Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FILM 110 - Introduction to Film


This course presents a basic introduction to the study of narrative film. Analysis of film structure and content will be developed through the use of genre analysis system. Basic film technique and language as it affects structure and content will also be examined. Students will view and discuss examples of both historic and contemporary film at the American Film Institute Theatre and in class, and will read and write about film structure and technique. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , READ 120 . Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Define art in general and define narrative film as art.
  • Differentiate between the seven types of narrative structure genre in film.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts of shooting and editing a film and the work of the director, cinematographer, and editor.
  • Analyze films displaying an understanding of genre and how the work artists involved in making a film affects the narrative structure.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic dramatic conventions of theatre arts.

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