Courses / Undergraduate

Summer 2018

  • Special Topics in Film Genre: Game of Thrones

    108-001 | CCN: 15087

    Instructor: Renée Pastel

    M/W/F 3:00-5:30pm, Dwinelle 188; M/W 6:00-8:00pm, Dwinelle 142 ... More
  • Special Topics in Film Genre: History of Animation

    108-001 | CCN: 13483

    Instructor: Russell Merritt

    T/W/Th 2:30-5:00pm, Dwinelle 188; T 6:00-8:00pm, Dwinelle 188 We will study the major currents in international animation from the silent pioneering work of Emile Cohl, Winsor McCay, and Otto Messmer through animé, independent avant-garde work, and major currents in... More
  • Special Topics in Film: The Racialized Body in Science Fiction

    140 | CCN: 15091

    Instructor: Emily West

    M/W/F 10:00am-2:00pm, Dwinelle 188 Science fiction is a seemingly de-politicized but highly political genre, historically rooted in Western colonial expansion and directly expressive of imperialist desire and anxiety. This course aims to illuminate the ways in which science... More
  • Pitch to Production

    176 | CCN: 15062

    Instructor: J. Mira Kopell

    T/W/Th 9:00am-11:30am, Dwinelle 142 This six-week, three-unit course provides an overview of the producing process for students interested in developing their own creative film/media projects. Since there is no one path forward when developing and producing creative... More
  • Entertainment Law

    177 | CCN: 15063

    Instructor: Felipe Gutterriez

    T/W/Th 9:00am-11:30am, Dwinelle 142 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 of entertainment.... More
  • Film & Media Professions

    178 | CCN: 15064

    Instructor: Keith Wilson

    T/W/Th 12:00-2:30pm, Dwinelle 142 This six-week course is designed to acquaint students 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 lecturers/lecturer teams... More
  • Film Sound

    179 | CCN: 15093

    Instructor: Mark Berger

    M/W/F 3:00-5:30pm, Dwinelle 142 We explore the use and abuse of sound and its relation to image in cinema. With emphasis on how sound influences our emotional reactions, we analyze dialogue, music and effects from the perspectives of the... More
  • Special Topics in Film Production: Intro to 16mm

    187 | CCN: 14269

    Instructor: Colin Brant & David Borengasser

    T/W/Th 10:00am-12:00pm, 1:00-3:30, Dwinelle 135 & Dwinelle 30 This course will cover a variety of 16mm filmmaking techniques, including hand-painted film, cinematography, and digital transfer with an emphasis on the avant-garde. Through readings, hands-on workshops, and individual projects... More
  • The Craft of Writing

    R1B - 001 | CCN: 15067

    Instructor: Katherine Guerra

    T/W/Th 9:00am-1:00pm, Dwinelle 226   James Cameron recently commented that the film Wonder Woman was a “step backwards” for representations of women, comparing its protagonist unfavorably with his own creation Sarah Connor who “was not a beauty icon. She... More