Topics in Motion Pictures





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Topics in motion pictures require a combined practical and theoretical approach for realizing the creative media in its totality. The proposed course would offer students the opportunity to acquire a range of transferable and practical skills in film and television productions. Concise and brief history of motion pictures; Analysis and a general approach to the criticism of film and television media; Approach and methods in these forms of media productions; Overview of the digital media arts field with an emphasis on technological developments and their integration in art research and production. Students would be introduced to contemporary and historical directions, key concepts and methodologies through seminar lectures, research presentations, practical exercises and a final project. Classes would be supplemented with viewing a range of productions, individual and group critiques, presentations, demonstrations and practical exercises to explore traditional and modern methods and explore both technical and creative approaches to the medium. The course will also include short workshops supported by specialized professionals in the related fields.





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