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Course Description

Track the progress of cinema from the 1920s to now, and learn how the techniques have changed over the years. In this course, you’ll have the chance to analyze the historical, social and cultural contexts of films, and understand how events have influenced what has been created for the big screen. Plus, you will be exposed to some of the most interesting changes that have occurred since the beginning of film.


Jeremy Birnbaum, Professor

Jose Rodriguez, Associate Professor

What You’ll Learn

  • Digital and traditional media production.

  • Social relevance and diversity of films in their unique context.

  • Effective communication in visual and written form.

  • Critical analysis of historical film trends and how to apply those to the modern industry.

  • How to understand cinematography in a way that conveys characters and emotive storytelling.

Entry Requirements

No entry requirements.


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