- Reading images: an introduction to film studiesCourse start date: Wed 12 Jan 2022
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis comprehensive introductory course provides an overview of the main historical, technical and theoretical aspects of filmmaking and film analysis.
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- How to read a film: a beginners' guide to cinemaCourse start date: Tue 21 Sep 2021 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Online (other locations are available)This 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.
- An Introduction to British CinemaCourse start date: Wed 2 Mar 2022
Location on this date: OnlineDefining itself around themes such as British identity and class, and against the global appeal of Hollywood, British cinema nonetheless continues to find critical and popular acclaim both domestically and internationally. Explore British cinema through concepts including national cinema, realism, documentary, art cinema, popular cinema, 'heritage' film, and critical accounts of British cinema.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £54.00
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