FILM 7202G Cinema Aesthetics

60 hours; 3 credits

Overview and historical review of the creative and technical choices made through the collaboration between director and cinematographer. Formal elements and choices in the filmmaking process, including visual storytelling, storyboarding, composition, blocking, mise-en-scene, rhythm, coverage, use of location, sets, and art direction are all explored.

Prerequisite: Matriculation for the M.F.A. in Cinema Arts or permission of the program director.


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