Courses / Undergraduate

Summer 2019

  • Film and Media Cultures

    20 | CCN: 15481

    Instructor: Harry Burson

    M/W/F 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM, Dwinelle 188; Screening Wed. 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM, Dwinelle 142 /// This course introduces students to theories and methods in the scholarly study of media, including print, photography, radio, film, television... More
  • History of Film

    25A | CCN: 15485

    Instructor: Eliot Bessette

    M/W/F 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM, Dwinelle 142; Screening Mon. 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM, Dwinelle 142 /// Spanning the inception of cinema in the late nineteenth century to the dawn of World War II, this course covers... More
  • The Craft of Writing: Film Focus

    R1B | CCN: 14263

    Instructor: Kaitlin Forcier

    T/W 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Evans 31; Screening Th 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Evans 31 /// What new aesthetics have emerged from computer generated images? How have spectacular digital effects transformed cinema and television? What new... More
  • Entertainment Law

    177 | CCN: 14261

    T/W/TH 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 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... More
  • Film & Media Professions

    178 | CCN: 14262

    Instructor: Keith Wilson

    T/W/TH 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM, 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... More
  • Avant Garde

    129 | CCN: 15783

    Instructor: Diana Ruiz

    T/W/TH 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM, Dwinelle 188; Screening Tu 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Dwinelle 142 /// This course introduces students to the international history of avant-garde cinema, spanning from film innovations of the 1920s to present-day... More
  • International Horror

    108-001 | CCN: 15493

    Instructor: Katherine Guerra

    M/W/F 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM, Dwinelle 188; Screening M/W 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Dwinelle 142 /// ... More
  • Anime

    108-002 | CCN: 15496

    Instructor: Hannah Airriess

    T/W/TH 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM, Dwinelle 188; Screening T/W 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Dwinelle 188 /// In this course we will examine Japanese anime, from early experiments in animation at the turn of the 20th century to its... More
  • Pitch to Production

    176 | CCN: 14260

    Instructor: J. Mira Kopell

    T/W 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Dwinelle 142; Screening Th 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 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... More
  • Special Topics in Film Production: Intro to 16 mm

    187 | CCN: 14156

    Instructor: Colin Brant

    T/W/TH 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM & 1:00pm – 3:30pm, Dwinelle 135 /// 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... More
  • California in the Cinematic Imagination

    50 | CCN: 15875

    Instructor: Emily West

    This course examines how California has figured in the cinematic imagination as an industrial center and as a landscape of fantasy, site for the formulation and revision of national mythologies regarding the American West. We will assemble... More