- An introduction to Japanese Anime: history, genres and authorsCourse start date: Sun 27 Nov 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Cristina MassaccesiWhat is anime? What are the artistic and narrative features that make these films so instantly recognizable? This one-day film course will provide an overview of the history of Japanese animation cinema, its inextricable links with manga and its multi-faceted and varied productions that range from children’s films to genres such as cyberpunk and yaoi. During the course, we will watch and discuss clips from a variety of production companies and directors, such as Haya Miyazaki, the Studio Ghibli and Katsuhiro Otomo.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
- How to Read a Film: A Beginners' Guide to CinemaCourse start date: Tue 1 Nov 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Online (other locations are available)Tutors: Paul SuttonThis course will develop your critical appreciation of the cinema by teaching you how to read and understand film texts. We will look at the elements that underpin film form – narrative, mise en scène, cinematography, editing and sound – alongside its historical development. We will consider film style by exploring classical, post-classical and art cinema and we will examine influential critical modes of analysis, such as genre, authorship and spectatorship.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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