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F15-W16 W FA FILM 1001 3.00 M Making Media

FA FILM 1001 3.00 M - Making Media

Offers a D.I.Y. production course where students learn the fundamentals of visual storytelling and self-expression, the role of sound, image and directorial authorship through hands-on filmmaking exercises in lectures and tutorials. Students must provide their own production equipment. Course credit exclusion: FA/FILM 1010 3.00. Degree requirement for Cinema and Media Studies majors. Open to non-majors by permission of the department.

Janine Michele Marchessault R 9:30 - 12:30 R N102
F15-W16 W FA FILM 1020 3.00 M Introduction to Filmmaking II

FA FILM 1020 3.00 M - Introduction to Filmmaking II

Offers instruction in the fundamental concepts, procedures and techniques of visual and audio production as an idea is taken from the script to the screen. Course work includes the production of several short projects in various formats. Students are required to purchase production materials. Pre-requisite FA/FILM 1120 3.0. Note: Required of all first-year BFA film majors specializing in production. Enrolment is limited to BFA film majors.

Laurence Fraser Green W 9:30 - 12:30 CFT 106
F15-W16 W FA FILM 1020 3.00 N Introduction to Filmmaking II

FA FILM 1020 3.00 N - Introduction to Filmmaking II

Offers instruction in the fundamental concepts, procedures and techniques of visual and audio production as an idea is taken from the script to the screen. Course work includes the production of several short projects in various formats. Students are required to purchase production materials. Pre-requisite FA/FILM 1120 3.0. Note: Required of all first-year BFA film majors specializing in production. Enrolment is limited to BFA film majors.

Laurence Fraser Green W 14:30 - 17:30 CFT 106
F15-W16 W FA FILM 1020 3.00 O Introduction to Filmmaking II

FA FILM 1020 3.00 O - Introduction to Filmmaking II

Offers instruction in the fundamental concepts, procedures and techniques of visual and audio production as an idea is taken from the script to the screen. Course work includes the production of several short projects in various formats. Students are required to purchase production materials. Pre-requisite FA/FILM 1120 3.0. Note: Required of all first-year BFA film majors specializing in production. Enrolment is limited to BFA film majors.

Laurence Fraser Green T 14:30 - 17:30 CFT 106
F15-W16 W FA FILM 1020 3.00 P Introduction to Filmmaking II

FA FILM 1020 3.00 P - Introduction to Filmmaking II

Offers instruction in the fundamental concepts, procedures and techniques of visual and audio production as an idea is taken from the script to the screen. Course work includes the production of several short projects in various formats. Students are required to purchase production materials. Pre-requisite FA/FILM 1120 3.0. Note: Required of all first-year BFA film majors specializing in production. Enrolment is limited to BFA film majors.

T 14:30 - 17:30 CFT 110
F15-W16 F FA FILM 1120 3.00 A Introduction to Screenwriting

FA FILM 1120 3.00 A - Introduction to Screenwriting

Provides an overview of the role of storytelling in filmmaking practice, introducing students to the techniques used by screenwriters to craft stories in both fiction and non-fiction films and television programs and other moving picture media. Course credit exclusion: FA/FILM 1010 3.00 and FA/FILM 1121 3.00. Note: Required of all first-year BA and BFA film majors. Enrolment is limited to BA and BFA film majors.

Amnon Buchbinder W 9:30 - 12:30 R N102
TUTR 1M 10:30 - 11:30 VH 2005
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F15-W16 W FA FILM 1120 3.00 M Introduction to Screenwriting

FA FILM 1120 3.00 M - Introduction to Screenwriting

Provides an overview of the role of storytelling in filmmaking practice, introducing students to the techniques used by screenwriters to craft stories in both fiction and non-fiction films and television programs and other moving picture media. Course credit exclusion: FA/FILM 1010 3.00 and FA/FILM 1121 3.00. Note: Required of all first-year BA and BFA film majors. Enrolment is limited to BA and BFA film majors.

Colleen C Wagner R 14:30 - 17:30 R N102
TUTR 1M 10:30 - 11:30 ACE 010
TUTR 2M 11:30 - 12:30 ACE 008
F15-W16 Y FA FILM 1400 6.00 A Film Art: An Introduction

FA FILM 1400 6.00 A - Film Art: An Introduction

Introduces the aesthetics, theory and history of film. Lectures concentrate on the elements of film, including narrative structure, visual composition and the uses of sound and editing. Documentary, experimental and feature films are encompassed. Note: Required of all Film majors and minors. Course credit exclusion: FA/FILM 1401 6.00. Note: Required of all first-year BA and BFA Film majors. Enrolment is limited to BA and BFA Film majors.

John McCullough M 14:30 - 18:30 ACW 206
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F15-W16 Y FA FILM 1401 6.00 A Introduction to Film (for Non-Majors)

FA FILM 1401 6.00 A - Introduction to Film (for Non-Majors)

Provides a broad survey of the art and criticism of film. Students are introduced to some of the major films and movements that have come to define the evolution of cinema as a popular culture, political discourse and art form. Within an historical framework students will be introduced to the general vocabulary and syntax of film studies. They will also learn about the major technological innovations, aesthetic movements and political discourses that have underscored the development of cinema as a culture industry. Prerequisites: None. Designed for non-majors. Course credit exclusion: FA/FILM 1400 6.00.

Suzie S F Young R 18:30 - 21:30 ACW 109
TUTR 1T 9:30 - 10:30 ACW 209
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F15-W16 W FA FILM 1405 3.00 M Introduction to Television Studies

FA FILM 1405 3.00 M - Introduction to Television Studies

Provides a foundational understanding of the field of television studies. The course will follow a loose chronology of the history of global television and survey the major methods, models, and critical approaches used to study it. Spanning a history of television from its origins in radio to its future in digital convergence, the course will consider television's role in both reflecting and constituting global society. The course will also engage in close textual analysis of television's major genres, from the sit com to reality television, by drawing on a variety of critical models, such as cultural studies, textual analysis, ethnography, psychology and psychoanalysis, affect theory, cultural policy studies, gender studies, global studies, and critical race studies. Finally, the course will also consider television as a technology, an industry, and a mode of production, and it will seek to build a critical bridge between television studies and fields like political economy and environmental studies.

T 14:30 - 18:30 R N102
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F15-W16 W FA FILM 1701 3.00 M Hollywood: Old and New

FA FILM 1701 3.00 M - Hollywood: Old and New

Offers a fully online introductory course that provides Web-based delivery of lectures, discussion groups and screenings. Key concepts in critical film analysis will be introduced and important themes in American film history will be examined

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F15-W16 Y FA FILM 2010 9.00 A Film and Video Production

FA FILM 2010 9.00 A - Film and Video Production

Offers an intensive exploration of the techniques basic to film and electronic production. The emphasis is on producing several short subjects in both media for the widest possible experience and exploration of different forms in both media. Five hours. Prerequisites: FA/FILM 1020 3.00 and permission of the Department of Film. Course credit exclusion: FA/FILM 2010 6.00

M 9:30 - 16:30 CFT 110
TUTR 1M 16:30 - 18:30 CFT 110
F15-W16 Y FA FILM 2010 9.00 B Film and Video Production

FA FILM 2010 9.00 B - Film and Video Production

Offers an intensive exploration of the techniques basic to film and electronic production. The emphasis is on producing several short subjects in both media for the widest possible experience and exploration of different forms in both media. Five hours. Prerequisites: FA/FILM 1020 3.00 and permission of the Department of Film. Course credit exclusion: FA/FILM 2010 6.00

M 9:30 - 16:30 CFT 106
TUTR 1M 16:30 - 18:30 CFT 106
F15-W16 Y FA FILM 2010 9.00 C Film and Video Production

FA FILM 2010 9.00 C - Film and Video Production

Offers an intensive exploration of the techniques basic to film and electronic production. The emphasis is on producing several short subjects in both media for the widest possible experience and exploration of different forms in both media. Five hours. Prerequisites: FA/FILM 1020 3.00 and permission of the Department of Film. Course credit exclusion: FA/FILM 2010 6.00

M 9:30 - 16:30 ACE 004
TUTR 1M 16:30 - 18:30 ACE 004
F15-W16 Y FA FILM 2120 6.00 A Screenwriting Fundamentals (Production)

FA FILM 2120 6.00 A - Screenwriting Fundamentals (Production)

Introduces the craft of screenwriting, taking a general view of screenwriting and its relationship to filmmaking, storytelling and writing. This course is a prerequisite for all upper-level screenwriting courses. Prerequisites: Film majors: FA/FILM 1010 3.00 or permission of committee. Open to Non-majors by permission of committee.

Marie Y Rickard T 14:30 - 17:30 CFT 108
F15-W16 Y FA FILM 2120 6.00 B Screenwriting Fundamentals (Production)

FA FILM 2120 6.00 B - Screenwriting Fundamentals (Production)

Introduces the craft of screenwriting, taking a general view of screenwriting and its relationship to filmmaking, storytelling and writing. This course is a prerequisite for all upper-level screenwriting courses. Prerequisites: Film majors: FA/FILM 1010 3.00 or permission of committee. Open to Non-majors by permission of committee.

Colleen C Wagner T 9:30 - 12:30 CFT 108
F15-W16 Y FA FILM 2121 6.00 A Screenwriting Fundamentals

FA FILM 2121 6.00 A - Screenwriting Fundamentals

Provides a broad introduction to the art and craft of screenwriting. Writing for film is very specific, both an art and a technical document. Students, through the examination of films, will discuss how film stories are told and the fundamental requirements to writing a script. However, unlike FA/FILM 2120, these scripts are not written to be produced and therefore do not cover the technical language of filmmaking (camera angles, production and crewing). This course is a degree requirement option for all BFA Screenwriting students and is a prerequisite to all upper level screenwriting courses in the department of film. Course credit exclusion: FA/FILM 2120 6.00.

Howard M. Wiseman W 9:30 - 12:30 CFT 108
F15-W16 F FA FILM 2170 3.00 A Production Planning

FA FILM 2170 3.00 A - Production Planning

Offers a practical course in film & video production planning including: script breakdown, scheduling, budgeting, financing, legal issues, collective agreements and administrative procedures. Additional fee required. Prerequisites: FA/FILM 1010 3.00, FA/FILM 1020 3.00, FA/FILM 1400 6.00. Corequisite: FA/FILM 2010 6.00, FA/FILM 2020 3.00, FA/FILM 2120 6.00, FA/FILM 2400 6.00. Course credit exclusion: FA/FILM 3170 3.00.

R 9:30 - 12:30 R N102
F15-W16 F FA FILM 2200 3.00 A Cinema, Modernity and Technology

FA FILM 2200 3.00 A - Cinema, Modernity and Technology

Examines the emergence of cinema as a technology, social practice, economic structure, and means of artistic expression. Pre-requisite: FA/FILM 1400 9.0

Seth R Feldman W 14:30 - 18:30 R N102
TUTR 1R 12:30 - 13:30 ACW 303
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F15-W16 W FA FILM 2230 3.00 M Film and Television as Social Practice

FA FILM 2230 3.00 M - Film and Television as Social Practice

Presents histories and theories that focus on the role of film and television in society including their relationship to social relations, social practice and social meaning.Pre-requisite: FA/FILM 1400 9.0

W 14:30 - 18:30 R N102
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F15-W16 Y FA FILM 2401 6.00 A Film, Television and Society

FA FILM 2401 6.00 A - Film, Television and Society

Examines the interrelationship between film and television and the societies in which they are produced and consumed. Attention is paid to the social relations and ideological and political characteristics of contemporary societies, as well as contemporary criticism which has analyzed these media. Course credit exclusions: None.

T 11:30 - 14:30 ACW 109
TUTR 1T 14:30 - 15:30 ACW 209
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F15-W16 Y FA FILM 2401 6.00 B Film, Television and Society

FA FILM 2401 6.00 B - Film, Television and Society

Examines the interrelationship between film and television and the societies in which they are produced and consumed. Attention is paid to the social relations and ideological and political characteristics of contemporary societies, as well as contemporary criticism which has analyzed these media. Course credit exclusions: None.

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F15-W16 W FA FILM 2701 3.00 M Filming the Nation

FA FILM 2701 3.00 M - Filming the Nation

Offers a dynamic tour through Canadian culture and history since 1939, through the moving images and still photography of the National Film Board of Canada, using the original films available directly from the NFB's website. (Online course.)

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F15-W16 Y FA FILM 3001 6.00 A Fiction Project Workshop I

FA FILM 3001 6.00 A - Fiction Project Workshop I

Explores the practice, aesthetics and theory of fictional narrative filmmaking. Students engage in practical exercises as well as discussions to prepare them to direct the main project of the course, a short, sync sound, colour narrative film. Prerequisites: 2010 6.0 or 9.0 and permission of the Film Department.

Tereza Barta T 9:30 - 12:30 CFT 110
F15-W16 Y FA FILM 3002 6.00 A Documentary Project Workshop I

FA FILM 3002 6.00 A - Documentary Project Workshop I

Explores the practice, aesthetics and theory of documentary film and video making, at an advanced level. Over the course of the year, students will engage in various preparatory practical exercises, culminating with the production of a short documentary on film and/or video. Prerequisites: FA/FILM 2010 6.00 or 9.00 and permission of the Film Department.

Laurence Fraser Green T 9:30 - 12:30 CFT 106
F15-W16 Y FA FILM 3003 6.00 A Alternative Project Workshop I

FA FILM 3003 6.00 A - Alternative Project Workshop I

PProvides a workshop environment for the development, production and post-production of a range of film and video projects, with an emphasis on works which cross boundaries through the use of innovative subjects, processes and approaches. Prerequisites: FA/FILM 2010 6.0 or 9.0 and permission of the Film Department.

Philip J Hoffman M 14:30 - 17:30 CFT 135B
F15-W16 Y FA FILM 3120 6.00 A Feature Screenwriting I

FA FILM 3120 6.00 A - Feature Screenwriting I

Focuses on the initial stages of writing a feature-length screenplay. Explores idea of development, story groundwork and principles of story structure. Leads students through craft challenges in the creation of a fully developed story outline. The first of two year-long courses. Prerequisite: FA/FILM 2120; or FA/FILM 2121 and permission of the Film Department.

Howard M. Wiseman R 14:30 - 17:30 CFT 108
F15-W16 F FA FILM 3123 3.00 A Transmedia Storytelling

FA FILM 3123 3.00 A - Transmedia Storytelling

Provides students who have completed first and second year screenwriting courses with a focus on strategies for developing complex stories that can be told across multiple media platforms (film, television, web, mobile, etc.) incorporating elements of interactivity. Pre-requisite: FA/FILM 2120 6.0 or FA/FILM 2121 6.0 Open to non-Screenwriting Majors with permission of Department.

Caitlin Fisher M 14:30 - 17:30 CFT 108
F15-W16 W FA FILM 3124 3.00 M Writing for Television I

FA FILM 3124 3.00 M - Writing for Television I

Provides a focus on the craft of writing dramatic scripts (teleplays) for television and related media, and hands-on experience with working in a story department, culminating in each student's creation of an original one-hour prime time television series.

M 14:30 - 17:30 CFT 108
F15-W16 F FA FILM 3125 3.00 A Screenwriting for Production

FA FILM 3125 3.00 A - Screenwriting for Production

Building on FA/FILM 2120 6.00 Screenwriting Fundamentals, this course explores in more depth the craft of writing screenplays for short film and video projects, in particular projects geared for student production. Prerequisite: FA/FILM 2120 6.00 OR FA/FILM 2121 6.00 and permission of the Film Department.

T 9:30 - 12:30 CFT 110
F15-W16 F FA FILM 3130 3.00 A Editing Technique I

FA FILM 3130 3.00 A - Editing Technique I

Explores the practice, aesthetics and theory of image editing. Over the course of the term, students will engage in a series of short exercises covering a variety of styles, genres and modes. Prerequisites: FA/FILM 2010 6.0 or 9.0 and permission of the Film Department.

R 18:30 - 21:30 CFT 106
F15-W16 F FA FILM 3130 3.00 B Editing Technique I

FA FILM 3130 3.00 B - Editing Technique I

Explores the practice, aesthetics and theory of image editing. Over the course of the term, students will engage in a series of short exercises covering a variety of styles, genres and modes. Prerequisites: FA/FILM 2010 6.0 or 9.0 and permission of the Film Department.

R 14:30 - 17:30 CFT 106
F15-W16 F FA FILM 3155 3.00 A Sound I

FA FILM 3155 3.00 A - Sound I

Explores all aspects of sound recording and design for film and video production, focusing on both theory and technique. The curriculum will cover techniques in location recording, and provide an overview of sound editing and sound mixing. Prerequisites: FA/FILM 2010 6.00 or 9.00 and permission of the Film Department.

M 18:30 - 21:30 CFT 129
F15-W16 F FA FILM 3160 3.00 A Cinematography I

FA FILM 3160 3.00 A - Cinematography I

Provides an intensive study of the foundational elements of lighting, camera and photography, as they relate to film and video production. Prerequisites: FA/FILM 2010 6.00 or 9.00 and permission of the Film Department.

W 9:30 - 12:30 CFT 110
F15-W16 Y FA FILM 3175 3.00 A Production Planning & Management I

FA FILM 3175 3.00 A - Production Planning & Management I

Offers a practical course in film production planning including script breakdown, scheduling, budgeting, financing, legal issues, collective agreements and administrative procedures. Examines the creative and financial role of the production team, including the Production Manage, Assistant Directors and the Location Manager in detail. Students will apply these skills on a senior Fiction, Documentary or Alternative project during the course. Open to non-production majors by permission of the Film Department. Pre-requisite: FA/FILM 2010 9.0 and permission of the Department of Film. Course credit exclusion: FA/FILM 2170, FA/FILM 3170

T 18:30 - 21:30 CFT 106
F15-W16 F FA FILM 3180 3.00 A Acting and Directing I

FA FILM 3180 3.00 A - Acting and Directing I

Guides developing directors towards an understanding of the process of acting. Understanding of the actor's process and territory is the first requirement of effective directing. Prerequisites: FA/FILM 2010 6.00 or 9.00

Tereza Barta M 9:30 - 12:30 CFT 115
F15-W16 F FA FILM 3200 3.00 A New Waves in Cinema and Media Studies

FA FILM 3200 3.00 A - New Waves in Cinema and Media Studies

Examines histories and theories in post-WWII global cinema including the rise of new wave national cinemas, post-colonial film, new forms of documentary and experimental film and the theoretical and historical texts that inspired their emergence. Pre-requisite: FA/FILM 2200+2230

M 14:30 - 18:30 R N102
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F15-W16 W FA FILM 3220B 3.00 M European Cinema: 1960 - Present

FA FILM 3220B 3.00 M - European Cinema: 1960 - Present

Examines cinematic movements and the work of selected directors from 1960 to the present. Movements such as the French New Wave, New German Cinema, New Spanish Cinema and Dogma are situated in relation to their broad historic and social contexts and in relation to their aesthetic and stylistic innovations. Prerequisite: FA/FILM 1400 6.00 or permission of the Film Department.

Temenuga D Trifonova T 10:30 - 14:30 ACE 004
F15-W16 W FA FILM 3230 3.00 M Contemporary Directions in CMS

FA FILM 3230 3.00 M - Contemporary Directions in CMS

Introduces students to contemporary developments in cinema and media theory from post-structuralism to theories of new media.

Janine Michele Marchessault M 14:30 - 18:30 R N102
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TUTR 3W 12:30 - 13:30 ACW 009
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F15-W16 F FA FILM 3401 3.00 A Canadian Cinema

FA FILM 3401 3.00 A - Canadian Cinema

Provides a study of work by selected contemporary Canadian filmmakers working in a variety of areas: Anglophone, Francophone, multi-cultural and aboriginal fiction film traditions; documentary; and the avant garde. Also discussed are the issues surrounding the production and distribution of film in Canada today. The course is designed to work in conjunction with The Independents, a series of speakers and screenings offered by the Film Department. Required of all Film majors. Prerequisite: FA/FILM 1400 6.00 or permission of the Film Department.

Seth R Feldman T 14:30 - 18:30 R N102
F15-W16 F FA FILM 3420D 3.00 A Studies in Genre: Horror

FA FILM 3420D 3.00 A - Studies in Genre: Horror

Investigates the concept of genre through the study of the horror film or television series as a genre crossing distinctive national, institutional and historical categories. The cultural significance and social/historical determinants of the horror film are central to the course as well as the conventions, evolution and iconography of this popular genre. Prerequisite: FA/FILM 1400 6.00 or permission of the Film Department.

Suzie S F Young R 10:30 - 14:30 ACE 004
F15-W16 W FA FILM 3420J 3.00 M The Western

FA FILM 3420J 3.00 M - The Western

Offers a critical examination of the Western, not just as a genre specific to Hollywood cinema, but an ideological construct that has manifested itself in other popular cinemas throughout the world. Open to non-majors.

W 10:30 - 14:30 R N102
F15-W16 F FA FILM 3610A 3.00 A National Cinemas: Chinese Film

FA FILM 3610A 3.00 A - National Cinemas: Chinese Film

Provides students with the opportunity to view and study some 15 rare examples of early Chinese cinema, most from the silent period. These films demonstrate the growth of a film industry in pre-Revolutionary China. They are also indicative of the cultural and political values of China at the time. The aim of the course in examining this work is to place it both in the context of Chinese society and Chinese culture and in the perspective of world cinema during this period. Prerequisite: FA/FILM 1400 6.00 or permission of the Film Department.

Suzie S F Young R 14:30 - 18:30 ACE 004
F15-W16 W FA FILM 3610D 3.00 M Studies in National Cinema: Japanese Cin

FA FILM 3610D 3.00 M - Studies in National Cinema: Japanese Cin

Introduces Japanese cinema in the socio-historical context of both the film industry and modern Japanese history. Special emphasis will be placed on the relationship between the body and landscape in terms of colonialism, regionalism, nationalism, and globalization.

Sharon H Hayashi T 14:30 - 18:30
F15-W16 F FA FILM 3812 3.00 A Queer Cinema

FA FILM 3812 3.00 A - Queer Cinema

Provides an historical and theoretical overview of the major themes and political and aesthetic debates in the evolution of gay, lesbian and transgendered artistic practice concentrating in the areas of film and video. Prerequisites: FA/FILM 1400 6.00 or permission of the Film Department.

M 10:30 - 14:30 R N102
F15-W16 W FA FILM 3830 3.00 M History,Theory Practice of Screenwriting

FA FILM 3830 3.00 M - History,Theory Practice of Screenwriting

Examines the history, theory and practice of screenwriting. It explores the ways in which the screenplay has been positioned in the film industry from the beginning of the 20th century to the present. Prerequisite: FA/FILM 1400 6.00 or permission of the Department of Film.

Temenuga D Trifonova M 10:30 - 13:30 CFT 108
F15-W16 W FA FILM 3840 3.00 M Games and Cinema

FA FILM 3840 3.00 M - Games and Cinema

Examines the history of expanded forms of cinematic narrative and interactivity within an intermedial context that includes games, environments and computers. Explores the relation between cinema and games, including non-linear modes of storytelling in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.Open to non-majors

Caitlin Fisher W 19:00 - 22:00 R N102
F15-W16 W FA FILM 3841 3.00 M Digital Culture

FA FILM 3841 3.00 M - Digital Culture

Explores the history, theory, and practice of digital media through an examination of contemporary practice and theories of digital art, social media, gaming culture, film, new media, animation, and software studies. Pre-requisites: 1400, 1401, or permission of the instructor. Open to non-majors.

Caitlin Fisher R 10:30 - 14:30 ACE 004
F15-W16 Y FA FILM 4001 6.00 A Fiction Workshop II

FA FILM 4001 6.00 A - Fiction Workshop II

Provides film majors with a workshop context for the production of fictional narrative film and video projects. Each student will direct one major production, running 10 - 25 minutes. Prerequisites: Film BFA foundation program and permission of the Film Department. Prerequisite or corequisite: FA/FILM 2170 3.00 Production Planning or FA/FILM 3170 3.00 prior to 2005.

W 9:30 - 12:30 CFT 137B
F15-W16 Y FA FILM 4002 6.00 A Documentary Workshop II

FA FILM 4002 6.00 A - Documentary Workshop II

Provides 4th-year students with the opportunity to explore the practice, aesthetics and theory of documentary production at an advanced level Over the course of the year, students will engage in various preparatory, practical exercises, culminating in the production of a major documentary project . Prerequisities: FA/FILM 2010 6.0 or 9.0 and permission of the Film Department.

Laurence Fraser Green T 9:30 - 12:30 CFT 106
F15-W16 Y FA FILM 4003 6.00 A Alternative Workshop II

FA FILM 4003 6.00 A - Alternative Workshop II

Provides 4th-year students with the opportunity to explore the practice, aesthetics and theory of alternative production at an advanced level Over the course of the year, students will engage in various preparatory, practical exercises, culminating in the production of a major alterntive project. Prerequisities: FA/FILM 2010 6.0 or 9.0 and permission of the Film Department.

Philip J Hoffman M 14:30 - 17:30 CFT 135B
F15-W16 Y FA FILM 4120 6.00 A Feature Screenwriting II

FA FILM 4120 6.00 A - Feature Screenwriting II

Develops the student's existing story outlines into full feature-length screenplays and through several rewrites. The course will also examine the realities of working as a writer in the Canadian and international film industries. Prerequisite: Grade of B+ or better in FA/FILM 3120 6.00.

M 14:30 - 17:30 CFT 239
F15-W16 Y FA FILM 4124 6.00 A Writing for Television II

FA FILM 4124 6.00 A - Writing for Television II

Provides an advanced focus on the craft of writing dramatic scripts (teleplays) for television and related media, and hands-on experience with working in a story department, culminating in each student's creation of an original one-hour prime time television series. Prerequisite: FA/FILM 3124 3.0 Writing for Television I

M 9:30 - 12:30 CFT 239
F15-W16 F FA FILM 4125 3.00 A Scene Writing Workshop

FA FILM 4125 3.00 A - Scene Writing Workshop

Offers an intensive writing workshop treating the dramatic scene as a microcosm of the screenplay. Students will write, rewrite and adapt dramatic scenes executed by actors. Prerequisite: Open by permission of the Film Department. Priority given to students pursuing a screenwriting specialization.

Amnon Buchbinder W 14:30 - 17:30 CFT 239
F15-W16 Y FA FILM 4126 6.00 A Story Editing I

FA FILM 4126 6.00 A - Story Editing I

An advanced screenwriting seminar/workshop for students specializing in Screenwriting. The course will include critical story analysis, story editing and story development of projects by students directors. Prerequisites: FA/FILM 3125 6.00 or FA/FILM 3120 6.00.Course credit exclusions: FA/FILM 4601A 3.00, FA/FILM 4126 3.00, FA/FILM 4127 3.00.

Marie Y Rickard W 9:30 - 12:30 WC 021
F15-W16 W FA FILM 4130 3.00 M Editing II

FA FILM 4130 3.00 M - Editing II

Continues the exploration of the practice, aesthetics and theory of motion pictures editing, building on the knowledge and skills acquired in FA/FILM 3135 3.00. Prerequisite: FA/FILM 3135 3.00 Editing Techniques I.

R 9:30 - 12:30 CFT 110
F15-W16 W FA FILM 4135 3.00 M Editing Techniques III

FA FILM 4135 3.00 M - Editing Techniques III

Explores further the practice, aesthetics and theory of motion picture editing, building on the knowledge and skills acquired in FA/FILM 4130 3.00 Editing Techniques II. This course is for students who show exceptional ability and commitment to the craft of editing. Students will work extensively editing film and video projects undertaken in the project workshops. They may also mentor students in FA/FILM 3135 3.00 Editing Techniques I and FA/FILM 4130 3.00 Editing Techniques II. Prerequisite: FA/FILM 4130 3.00.

R 14:30 - 17:30 CFT 110
F15-W16 W FA FILM 4150 3.00 M Sound II

FA FILM 4150 3.00 M - Sound II

Offers an advanced exploration of post-production and studio sound practices, building on the experience and knowledge gained in FA/FILM 3155 3.00 Sound Techniques I. The expressive arts of the sound editor and mixer will be further explored by students as they acquire more advanced knowledge of post-production sound editing and mixing and discover the full breadth of aesthetic possibilities of sound design for film and video. The course will include lectures, field trips and visits from working professionals.Prerequisite: FA/FILM 3155 3.00 Sound Techniques I.

M 18:30 - 21:30 CFT 129
F15-W16 W FA FILM 4155 3.00 M Sound III

FA FILM 4155 3.00 M - Sound III

Explores further the practice, aesthetics and theory of digital sound for film, building on the knowledge and skills acquired in FA/FILM 3155 3.0(Sound Techniques I) and FA/FILM 4150 3.0 (Sound Techniques II). Prerequisites: FA.FILM 3155 3.0 (Sound Techniques I) and FA/FILM 4150 .0 (Sound Techniques II) and/or permission of the Production Committee. This course is open to Film Production BFA majors only.

M 18:30 - 21:30 CFT 129
F15-W16 W FA FILM 4161 3.00 M Cinematography II

FA FILM 4161 3.00 M - Cinematography II

Assists students in continuing to develop creative and technical skills initiated in FA/FILM 3160 3.00 Cinematography I, with an emphasis on the planning and shooting of films and videos produced in the project courses. Prerequisite: FA/FILM 3160 3.00 Cinematography I.

W 9:30 - 12:30 CFT 110
F15-W16 Y FA FILM 4165 3.00 A Cinematography III

FA FILM 4165 3.00 A - Cinematography III

Builds further on the creative and technical skills acquired in FA/FILM 4161 3.00 Cinematography II, providing guidance to students heavily involved in shooting films and videos. Prerequisites: FA/FILM 4161 3.00 Cinematography II.

W 14:30 - 17:30 CFT 110
F15-W16 F FA FILM 4175 3.00 A Production Planning and Management II

FA FILM 4175 3.00 A - Production Planning and Management II

Provides advanced study of production management and producing for film: financing, budgeting, scheduling, assistant directing, and the coordination of cast, crew, locations and departments. Each student will production-manage a level film. Pre-requisite: FA/Film 3175 3.0 Production Planning and Management I and permission of the department

W 18:30 - 21:30 CFT 106
F15-W16 W FA FILM 4180 3.00 M Acting and Directing II

FA FILM 4180 3.00 M - Acting and Directing II

Explores the work that actors and directors do together. It includes scene study, preparation, and the recording and editing of dramatic scenes. Prerequisite: FA/FILM 3180 3.00 or 6.00 Acting and Directing I. Open to both film and video and theatre majors.

Tereza Barta M 9:30 - 12:30 CFT 115
F15-W16 Y FA FILM 4190 6.00 A Field Placement

FA FILM 4190 6.00 A - Field Placement

Consists of a 3.0 credit course (minimum 80 hours on site) or 6.0 credit course (minimum 160 hours on site) depending on the company or organization. It offers students placement in an approved company or organization gaining on-the-job experience in film, video, media or television. Admission is based on finding a suitable match between a student's interests and the needs of the partner organization. In the first week of the course prior to the commencement of the site placement, students will be required to attend career coaching seminars on interviewing techniques, cover letter and resume writing, workplace health and safety issues, sexual harassment, insurance, and confidentiality agreements. Prerequisite: Third year standing (90 credits) with a B grade and permission of the Department. Recommended prerequisite: FA/Film 2170 or FA/FILM 3175.

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F15-W16 W FA FILM 4230 3.00 M The Business of Film & Television

FA FILM 4230 3.00 M - The Business of Film & Television

Provides a thorough overview of the business environment in which films, television programs, and other moving image productions are financed, developed, produced and distributed. Open to all Film Majors. Prerequisite: FA/FILM 2200 3.0 and FA/FILM 2230 3.0

T 18:30 - 21:30 ACE 004
F15-W16 W FA FILM 4280 3.00 M Film Criticism

FA FILM 4280 3.00 M - Film Criticism

Introduces students to the history and practice of different types of film criticism. The emphasis will be on helping students find their personal voice and develop an original writing style. Prerequisite: FA/FILM 2400 6.00 or permission of the Department.

Temenuga D Trifonova T 14:30 - 18:30 CFT 137B
F15-W16 W FA FILM 4711 3.00 M Issues in Film Historiography

FA FILM 4711 3.00 M - Issues in Film Historiography

Examines the methods and approaches possible in the study of film history, especially those specific or unique to film. It emphasizes the posing of historical questions, the conducting of research, the analyzing of evidence and the development of conclusions. The course uses particular examples drawn from film history to illustrate issues, problems and approaches. Prerequisite: 4th year standing in the Film BA Honours program.

Sharon H Hayashi W 14:30 - 18:30 CFT 137B
F15-W16 F FA FILM 4713 3.00 A Films of the Great War

FA FILM 4713 3.00 A - Films of the Great War

Provides a critical overview of films that center upon, are set during or otherwise acknowledge the First World War as a primary aspect of their narrative. Films and associated critical writings include films made during the war itself to films made to mark the Great War's Centennial. Films made by all sides in the conflict will be represented. Films are presented within their historical context and students will be encouraged to engage not only film texts but also studies that consider the events of the 1914-1918 war and its cultural legacy. Students will be asked to assess the purpose, impact and continued influence of these works. They will also have an opportunity to consider the broader theoretical ideas concerning film's interaction with history.

Seth R Feldman R 14:30 - 18:30 CFT 137B
F15-W16 F GS FILM 5010 3.00 A Production

GS FILM 5010 3.00 A - Production

Production. A required course in film and video production techniques which includes both lectures and studio practicum. Practical experience in production and production management is covered as is the language of production.

Philip J Hoffman T 13:30 - 16:30 CFT 135B
F15-W16 W GS FILM 5050 3.00 M Documentary Workshop

GS FILM 5050 3.00 M - Documentary Workshop

This course provides an advanced exploration of a range of issues in documentary theory and practice. Issues such as the ethics of representation, ethnographic practice, the status of evidence, voice and authorship, the proliferation of documentary styles and the social implications of documentary practice are explored through a range of readings, screenings and the production of a short documentary from concept through to treatment, filming, budgeting and post-production.

T 14:30 - 17:30 CFT 135B
F15-W16 F GS FILM 5070 3.00 A Hybrid Fiction

GS FILM 5070 3.00 A - Hybrid Fiction

This hands-on studio course explores the meanings and methods of hybid fiction techniques, as utilized by contemporary film/video artists working across a variety of genres. Students investigate a broad range of realist and non-realist dramatic modes: dogme and melodrama, improv and mockumentary, re-enactment and split screen

John R Greyson R 9:30 - 13:30 CFT 239
F15-W16 W GS FILM 5080 3.00 M Directing Short New Narratives

GS FILM 5080 3.00 M - Directing Short New Narratives

A production course which focuses on the learning, the comprehension and the creation of the signs and codes of new narrative cinema, understood as an exploration of psychological and societal breakdown through unconventional narrative structures.

Tereza Barta W 9:30 - 12:30 CFT 135B
F15-W16 F GS FILM 5110 3.00 A Screenwriting

GS FILM 5110 3.00 A - Screenwriting

Screenwriting. A required course that analyzes the writing of fictional and non-fictional scripts from the perspectives of script idea, story, character, dialogue and background atmosphere and includes practical assignments in scriptwriting and student presentations of work in progress.

Howard M. Wiseman T 10:00 - 13:00 CFT 239
F15-W16 Y GS FILM 5120 6.00 A Feature Screenwriting II

GS FILM 5120 6.00 A - Feature Screenwriting II

Selected Topics in Screenwriting. A workshop course primarily intended for students intending thesis work in screenwriting. The precise focus will be determined by those admitted to the course but will include advanced practice in the art of screenwriting including adaptations and original scripts.

M 14:30 - 17:30 CFT 239
F15-W16 Y GS FILM 5122 6.00 A Writing for Television

GS FILM 5122 6.00 A - Writing for Television

Writing for Television is an intensive introduction for aspiring screenwriters to the subtle but encompassing problems they may expect to encounter when writing for series television. Students will study the form and format of half-hour and one hour episodic comedies and dramas intended to be encompassed as part of a television series. They will also undertake the pitching, outlining and drafting of a single episode; the creation and development of a series proposal; the make up and function of a story department; plus an overview of the industry as a whole. Long form drama including television movies and mini-series will also be examined. Prerequisite: Enrollment within the Graduate Program in Film (screenwriting) ; or enrollment within another graduate program at York and permission of the Graduate Program in Film Screenwriting Committee.

M 9:30 - 12:30 CFT 239
F15-W16 F GS FILM 5125 3.00 A Scene Writing Workshop

GS FILM 5125 3.00 A - Scene Writing Workshop

Offers an intensive writing workshop treating the dramatic scene as a microcosm of the screenplay. Students will write, rewrite and adapt dramatic scenes executed by actors. Prerequisite: Open by permission of the Film Department. Priority given to students pursuing a screenwriting specialization.

Amnon Buchbinder W 14:30 - 17:30 CFT 239
F15-W16 Y GS FILM 5126 6.00 A Story Editing

GS FILM 5126 6.00 A - Story Editing

This is a screenwriting course that extends through both the fall and winter terms. The aim of the course is the development of solid story editing skills (problem solving strategies, critical narrative analysis and a comprehension of the elements of story) and the completion of a portfolio of professional editorial work, working both independently and in collaborative editorial teams to assist with the development of both undergraduate and graduate thesis film projects. The course provides a forum for both critical analysis and the dynamic exchange of ideas, and is expected to foster healthy and rigorous debate and supports the student through the polishing and improvement of existing work and the development of ones own aesthetic point of view.

Marie Y Rickard W 9:30 - 12:30 WC 021
F15-W16 W GS FILM 5130A 3.00 M Selected Topics in Screenwriting

GS FILM 5130A 3.00 M - Selected Topics in Screenwriting

Selected Topics in Screenwriting

Colleen C Wagner W 9:30 - 12:30 CFT 239
F15-W16 F GS FILM 5400 3.00 A Graduate Seminar

GS FILM 5400 3.00 A - Graduate Seminar

Graduate Seminar. Seminars include presentations by faculty and visiting lecturers and presentations by students of thesis proposals and thesis research. All students are required to register in this course during their two years in the Programme, but will register in it and receive a grade only in their second year.

John R Greyson R 14:30 - 17:30 CFT 239
F15-W16 F GS FILM 6220 3.00 A Methods&Research in Cinema&Media Studies

GS FILM 6220 3.00 A - Methods&Research in Cinema&Media Studies

Methods and Research in Film Studies. A discussion of the various methodologies developed by film critics and historians to understand the moving image and its contextual relationship to the social world. Influential examples from the critical and historical literature are examined. The course also includes practical experience in bibliographical and research methods.

Brenda Longfellow T 14:30 - 17:30 CFT 239
F15-W16 W GS FILM 6230 3.00 M Contemporary Cinema and Media Theory

GS FILM 6230 3.00 M - Contemporary Cinema and Media Theory

This course is intended as an in depth study of major theoretical schools and debates within contemporary film theory. The course is divided into three key units, each of which will focus on the historical development, methodological principles and philosophic underpinning of a specific school. This is a required course for all Critical and Historical Studies students.

Temenuga D Trifonova M 14:30 - 18:30 CFT 137B
F15-W16 F GS FILM 6234 3.00 A Documentary Personalities: Herzog&Morris

GS FILM 6234 3.00 A - Documentary Personalities: Herzog&Morris

This course examines the work of Werner Herzog and Errol Morris, two contemporary documentary filmmakers who have demonstrated the role of subjective inquiry across a range of subjects.

Seth R Feldman M 14:30 - 18:30 CFT 137B
F15-W16 F GS FILM 6245 3.00 A Future Cinema to Film

GS FILM 6245 3.00 A - Future Cinema to Film

This course examines the shift from traditional cinematic spectacle to works probing the frontiers of interactive, performative, and networked media. Drawing upon a broad range of scholarship, including film theory, communication studies, cultural studies and new media theory, the course will consider how digital technologies are transforming the semiotic fabric of contemporary visual culture. Our focus will be on the phenomenon Gene Youngblood described three decades ago as expanded cinemaan explosion of the frame outward towards immersive, interactive and interconnected (i.e., environmental) forms of culture.

Caitlin Fisher W 9:30 - 13:30 CFA 303
F15-W16 W GS FILM 6246 3.00 M Future Cinema II: Applied Theory

GS FILM 6246 3.00 M - Future Cinema II: Applied Theory

This hands-on course gives students an opportunity to learn about new screen technologies, approaches and techniques in a lab environment. Students will work in the lab to build prototypes that will function as a testing ground for both new technology and future cinema theory. Our method is iterative: there is an urgent need for scholars in this field to be both theorists and practical experimenters, to research while doing, understanding that the process of exploring firsthand is an important step toward knowing what kinds of knowledges and ways of understanding these new digital tools and artefacts demand, encourage or make possible.

Graham Wakefield T 10:00 - 14:00 CFA 303
F15-W16 W GS FILM 6320B 3.00 M Selec Topic in History&Criticism Suzie S F Young R 14:30 - 18:30 CFT 239
F15-W16 F GS FILM 6430 3.00 A Film Festivals Janine Michele Marchessault W 14:30 - 18:30 CFT 137B
F15-W16 F GS FILM 7000 3.00 A Cinema and Media Studies: Key Concepts

GS FILM 7000 3.00 A - Cinema and Media Studies: Key Concepts

The course will explore key concepts, texts and debates in the field of contemporary cinema and media studies. While maintaining a focus on the intellectual and material histories of cinema studies and media studies as disciplines (and their recent convergence), including epistemological and ontological frameworks, methodological approaches, and institutional and technological supports, the course will emphasize recent developments in cinema and media studies. Three broad areas of study will structure the course: cinema and cultural theory; national and transnational cinema; cinema and technologies of the image.

Sharon H Hayashi R 10:00 - 14:00 CFT 137B