Welcome to Film Fundamentals!
By the end of this six week course, you will gain knowledge about the elements of film, be able to critically analyze the medium, and develop a greater appreciation of the art of film.
This is a beginner level course, with no previous knowledge needed!
Course materials required:
The class structure will be a combination of lecture on film elements and group discussions in a zoom call. In addition, students will be assigned films to watch outside of class and submit critiques on selected scenes.
Week 1: Framing
Week 2: Editing
Week 3: Sound/ Music
Week 4: Color/Lighting
Week 5: Scripts and scenes
Week 6: CGI/special effects and acting
Some of the movies we will be reviewing are: The Matrix, Scott Pilgrim vs the World, Fight Club, Citizen Kane, Office Space, Akira, Fight Club, Star Wars, Parasite, American Psycho, Pulp Fiction, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Big Lebowski, The Shining, Scream, Clockwork Orange, and The Godfather.
Students will also be invited to submit scenes from films of their choice for analysis and discussion in class.
If you have questions about this class feel free to send me a message. Looking forward to working together!