Welcome To Digital Cinema - Theory & Production.

This is an introduction to film and media studies and, in particular, to the close analysis of movies. About half of the course deals with the technical particulars of film and television texts, such as camerawork and editing, and about half deals with more general concepts and theories that film scholars have found useful in discussing how movies work, such as authorship and ideology. The course has been approved for University of California arts credit.

This course has three fundamental goals.


In Class This Week:

Class Assignments

This section offers abbreviated descriptions of class activities and assignments for each particular week. Students & parents are encouraged to check this section regularly, as it is updated often.


This week we are studying FILM NOIR.

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On-Line Grades

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Class News & Reminders

This week we are examining FILM NOIR. If you would like more information on the topic, I recommend reading the article on Wikipedia.

Treat your brain to a good book!

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