Courses / Summer Session

Summer 2022

  • Film History & Form

    10 001 | CCN: 15327

    Instructor: Dolores McElroy

    Location: Dwinelle 188

    Date and Time: TU, W, TH 1:00pm - 3:29pm

    This course will focus on the development of film art, technology, and industry in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. ... More
  • Experimental and Alternative Media Art

    135 001 | CCN: 13348

    Instructor: Kaitlin C Forcier

    Location: Dwinelle 188

    Date and Time: TU, W 10:00am - 12:29pm

    This course is a survey of the history and aesthetics of experimental and alternative media forms and practices situating them in relation to the larger art historical, social and intellectual contexts from which they arise. ... More
  • Be/longings: Cinema and the Immigrant Experience in America – Be/Longings: Cinema and the Immigrant Experience in California

    140AC 001 | CCN: 14302

    Instructor: Emily West

    Location: Dwinelle 188

    Date and Time: TU, W, TH 1:00pm - 4:59pm

    This course examines contemporary scholarship and films about the migrant or immigrant experience in the US. The first half of the course investigates the complex geographies and temporalities of migrant transit and dwelling. Course texts describe the... More
  • Media Technologies – Immersive Media

    155 001 | CCN: 13370

    Instructor: Harry Burson

    Location: Dwinelle 188

    Date and Time: TU, W, TH 4:00pm - 6:29pm

    This course will explore the history and theory immersion in digital media. With the emergence of Virtual Reality technologies in the 1980s, designers and programmers posited a new ideal of immersive media: a perceptually overwhelming experience in... More
  • Special Topics in Film Genre – Animation

    171 001 | CCN: 15331

    Instructor: Pamela Leandra Weidman

    Location: Dwinelle 142

    Date and Time: TU, W, TH 10:00am - 12:29pm

    This course will think about what it means to be animated. Animation can refer to a specific kind of film—such as the cartoon—and it is also used to describe a way of being in the world, often... More
  • Pitch to Production

    176 001 | CCN: 13351

    Instructor: J Mira Kopell

    Location: Dwinelle 142

    Date and Time: TU, W 9:00am - 11:59am

    Students are introduced to the basic concepts, terms and principles of producing so that they can effectively and efficiently develop their own project proposal and financial strategy. Unit topics include creating a “pitch” proposal/package, methods of fundraising/financing... More
  • Entertainment Law

    177 001 | CCN: 14303

    Location: Dwinelle 142

    Date and Time: M, W, F 5:30pm - 8:29pm

    The practice of entertainment law in the United States lies at the intersection of a number of legal disciplines, among them Constitutional law, tort law, copyright law, and trademark law, and applies those disciplines to the world... More
  • Film & Media Professions

    178 001 | CCN: 13353

    Instructor: Brett Fallentine

    Location: Dwinelle 142

    Date and Time: TU, W, TH 1:00pm - 3:29pm

    This course is designed to acquaint film majors with a variety of professions in and around the Bay Area that are open to those wishing to pursue careers in film and media. A series of ten guest... More
  • Film and Media Theory

    20 001 | CCN: 14140

    Instructor: Caleb Christopher Murray-Bozeman

    Location: Dwinelle 142

    Date and Time: TU, W, TH 1:00pm - 3:29pm

    This course is intended to introduce undergraduates to the study of a range of media, including photography, film, television, video, and print and digital media. The course will focus on questions of medium “specificity” or the key... More
  • Television Studies – Television and the American Family

    45 001 | CCN: 15328

    Instructor: Emily West

    Location: Dwinelle 188

    Date and Time: TU, W, TH 9:00am - 11:29am

    This course introduces students to the field of television studies and focuses on developing skills in three areas: formal analysis, ideology critique, and genre study. Our first unit focuses on texts that describe and model these three... More
  • Introduction to Moving Image Production

    85 001 | CCN: 15329

    Instructor: Lázaro Gonzalez

    Location: Dwinelle 30

    Date and Time: TU, W, TH 1:00pm - 3:59pm

    Introduction to Moving Image Production will provide a basic technical foundation for digital media production while emphasizing the techniques and languages of creative moving image media from traditional story genres to more contemporary experimental forms. Training will... More
  • The Craft of Writing – Film Focus – Pinning Down the Real

    R1A 001 | CCN: 15482

    Instructor: Matteo Cavelier Riccardi

    Location: Dwinelle 233

    Date and Time: M, W, F 3:00pm - 5:29pm

    Realism is a ubiquitous term in both 20th century film and literature. But what does the “real” in realism actually mean, and to what extent can it be traced to a specific filmic practice? This class will... More