Undergraduate | GRF-CMM171-2023
Introduction to Screen Analysis
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- 06 Mar 2023,
- 17 July 2023
About this subject
What you'll learn
At the completion of this subject students will:
- be able to recognise a range of choices relating to mise en scene, cinematography, editing and sound that together make up the style of particular films
- have acquired the appropriate vocabulary to describe the formal and stylistic features of particular films
- be able to analyse film and television texts in terms of the meanings and effects produced by particular technical choices
- be able to analyse texts in terms of the specific meanings and effects produced by their overall organisation and techniques of narration
- be able to recognise and identify the various techniques used in screen performance
- have acquired, in addition to these discipline-specific skills, better generic skills, including an understanding of how to apply ideas, the ability to analyse, to think critically, and to write clearly.
- Film Form: Genre
- Narrative and Narration
- Film Style: Mise en Scene; Cinematography; Sound; Editing
This subject introduces you to the basics screen analysis. By the end of this subject you will be able to recognise the range of choices filmmakers make in relation to film form, in particular narrative and narration, and film style, including mise en scene, cinematography, editing and sound. You will be able to accurately describe and closely analyse the stylistic features of texts and the effects achieved through formal, aesthetic, and technical choices.
- Narrative Report (35%)
- Guided Discussion (20%)
- Essay (45%)
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You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
GRF-CMM17-Introduction to Screen Analysis (no longer available)
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