History of Film Production

FIPR 101

Class 11: Freedom Want-See & Alanis Obomsawin

This week we focused on the period 1967-1980, with special attention on New American Cinema, Third Cinema, and the work…

Class 10: Writing Academic Papers

Slides from this week’s class Here’s a helpful video. Find more help on writing an academic paper read below, or…

Class 9: The Exploded Story

Slides from this week can be found here or on Connect. We took stock of the New Waves sweeping the…

Class 8: The Swollen Story

Slides from this week are here. This week was all about the Swollen Melodrama of the 1950s. Slides from this…

Class 7: The devastation of war and a new film language

This week we watched Chapter 5 of The Story of Film, and talked about the three leaps forward: neorealism, film…

Class 5: Japanese Classicism & Hollywood romance

This week we dashed through the massive changes that occurred with the advent of sound, from changing styles of filming…

Class 4: The World Expansion of Style 1918-1928

This week we talk about perhaps one of the most exciting periods in film history, 1918-1928. This is right before…

Class 3: The Language of Filmmaking and Editing

This week we focused on the evolution of the shot to innovations in editing and the new ways filmmakers were…

Presentations

Students (in groups of 2-3) will give a presentation on an innovative approach influenced by technology or artistic experimentation focused…

Class 2: Getting to know you (Intro class)

To start off the term, I would like everyone to complete this short survey of your background and film knowledge…

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