Autumn 2017

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Prerequisite

ENGLISH 2263 - 0010   Introduction to Film
Introduction to methods of reading film texts by analyzing cinema as technique, as system, and as cultural product. Prereq: 1110.01 (110.01) or equiv. Not open to students with credit for 263. GE VPA course. Cred: 3 units
 
  • Class 15687 / Tu Th 2:20PM - 3:40PM /  Hagerty Hall 180 / Ryan Friedman
  • Class 15688 / Fr 1:50PM - 2:45PM / University Hall 047 / Staff
  • Class 15689 / Fr 1:50PM - 2:45PM /  TBA / Staff
  • Class 15690 / Fr 3:00PM - 3:55PM / Enarson Classroom Bldg 209 / Staff
  • Class 15691 / Fr 3:00PM - 3:55PM / Campbell Hall 251 / Staff
  • Class 24043 / Fr 1:50PM - 2:45PM / Bolz Hall 313 / Staff
  • Class 24044 / Fr 12:40PM - 1:35PM / Denney Hall 214 / Staff

Core

FILMSTD 2271 - 10   Introduction to Film Studies for Majors
An introduction to the field of Film Studies based on a survey of the major theories of film analysis, specifically geared for incoming majors. Prereq: English 2263 (263), or HistArt 2901 (260). Not open to students with credit for 2270 (270). GE VPA course. Cred: 3 units
 
  • Tu Th 12:45PM - 2:05PM / Denney Hall 209 / Jane Greene
HISTART 2901 - 0010   Introduction to World Cinema
Chronological survey of the most influential and recognized film artists and film movements of the world. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 260. GE VPA and diversity global studies course. Cred: 3 units
 
  • Class 25742 / Tu Th 9:30AM - 10:50AM / Morrill Hall 200 / Timothy McNiven
  • Class 16030 / Tu Th 9:35AM - 10:55AM / Sullivant Hall 220 / Staff
  • Class 16031 / Tu Th 5:30PM - 6:50PM / McPherson Lab 1015 / Staff

Multicultural (or elective)

HISTART 3901 - 0090   World Cinema Today
An introduction to the art of international cinema today, including its forms and varied content.
Prereq: Soph standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 350. GE VPA and diversity global studies course. Cred: 3 units
 
  • Class 16032 / Tu Th 5:30PM - 6:50PM / Smith Lab 1005 / Staff
  • Class 24118 / Tu Th 3:55PM - 5:15PM / Scott Lab E001 / Staff
 
SPANISH 2380 - 1   Introduction to Latin American Film
Introduction to Latin American film traditions; analysis of genres, filmmakers, and alternate aesthetics; focus on relation of film to social, political, and economic processes. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 380. GE VPA and diversity global studies course. Cred: 3 units
 
  • We Fr 11:10AM - 12:30PM / Campbell Hall 335 / Staff
 
RUSSIAN 3460 - 0010   Modern Russian Experience through Film
Exploration of some of the most revealing hopes and disappointments of Russian people presented in internationally acclaimed Russian films. Taught in English. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 360. GE VPA and diversity global studies course. Cred: 3 units
 
  • Class 19914 / We Fr 12:45PM - 2:05PM / Hayes Hall 024 / Yana Hashamova
  • Class 22561 / Tu Th 12:45PM - 2:05PM / Smith Lab 3094 / Staff
  • Class 23493 / Tu Th 9:35AM - 10:55AM / Hagerty Hall 042 / Staff
 
ITALIAN 8242 - 10   Studies in Italian Culture: Gender and Genre
Examines representations of gender in film, literature, poetry or other media. May focus on one period/issue or address a center or longer time period. 
Prereq: Doctorial and MA candidates, or qualified undergraduates with permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs. FL Admis Cond course. Cred: 3 units
 
  • We 2:20PM - 5:00PM / Hagerty Hall 206 / Dana Renga
SLAVIC 3310 - 0010   Science Fiction: East vs. West
Slavic, American, and British sci-fi on page and screen as reflection of major cultural concerns: progress, utopia, human perfectibility, limits of science and knowledge, gender, identity. Taught in English. 
Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 3320 or WGSSt 3310. GE VPA and diversity global studies course. Cross-listed in WGSSt. Cred: 3 units
 
  • Class 24304 / Tu Th 11:10AM - 12:30PM / Hopkins Hall 246 / Helena Goscilo
  • Class 33936  / We Fr 11:10AM - 12:30PM / Hagerty Hall 042 / Staff
SPANISH 4580 - 1   Latin American Film
Study of Latin American film; special attention is paid to the relationship between film and the society in which it is produced. Prereq: A grade of C- or above in 3450 (450) or 3450H (450H). Not open to students with credit for 580. FL Admis Cond course. Cred: 3 units
 
  • Mo We 9:35AM - 10:55AM / Derby Hall 049 / Laura Podalsky
 
SPANISH 4581 - 1   Spanish Film
Study of Spanish film; special attention is paid to the relationship between film and the society in which it is produced. Prereq: A grade of C- or above in 3450 (450) or 3450H (450H). Not open to students with credit for 581. FL Admis Cond course. Cred: 3 units
 
  • Tu Th 11:10AM - 12:30PM / Caldwell Lab 135 / Ignasi Gozalo-Sallelas

Pre-1950s Component

ACCAD 3350 - 10   The History of Animation
An overview of the history and theory of animation including origin of animation forms, Hollywood Studio animation, a sample of World Animation and contemporary animation. 
Prereq: Not open to students with credit for ArtsCol 350. Cred: 3 units
 
  • We Fr 9:35AM - 10:55AM / Wexner Center 001 / David Filipi

Non-Industrial (or elective)

Documentary

HISTART 5910 - 0010   History of Documentary Cinema
Historical, chronological survey of significant ideas about and contributions to documentary cinema. 
Prereq: Jr standing. Not open to students with credit for 653. Cred: 3 units
 
  • Class 34948 / We Fr 9:35AM - 10:55AM / Derby Hall 080 / Erica Levin
  • Class 34947 / We Fr 9:35AM - 10:55AM / Derby Hall 080 / Erica Levin
HISTART 5645 - 0010   Video Art
Introduces students to video as an artistic medium by studying its contentious past, multiple forms, and the trajectories of this expanding field. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 640.
 
  • Class 33945 / Tu Th 12:45PM - 2:05PM / Arps Hall 388 / Kristina Paulsen

Senior Seminar

FILMSTD 4895 - 10   Advanced Seminar: Topics in Film Studies

Selected problems (themes, movements, theories, genres, styles, etc.) in film studies; topics vary per semester. Prereq: Enrollment in FilmStd major, and Sr standing, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 15 cr hrs. Cred: 3 units
 
  • Tu 3:00PM - 5:45PM / Denney Hall 213 / Jane Greene

Electives (see categories above for more elective options)

AFAMAST 4571 - 01   Black Visual Culture and Popular Media
An examination of African Americans in visual culture and the theories of representation in popular media. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 571. GE VPA and diversity soc div in the US course.
 
  • We Fr 11:10AM - 12:30PM / Hayes Hall 006 / Curtis Austin
 
COMPSTD 3607 - 0010   Film and Literature as Narrative Art
Relationships between film and literature; emergence of cinematic art as a form of representation with emphasis on diverse cultural traditions. Prereq: English 1110 (110) or equiv. Not open to students with credit for 3607H (358H, 358). GE VPA and diversity global studies course. Cred: 3 units
 
  • Mo 12:10PM - 2:00PM / Mendenhall Lab 131 / Eugene Holland
  • We Fr 12:40PM - 1:35PM / Mendenhall Lab 131 / Eugene Holland
 
 
ENGLISH 4578 - 0030   Special Topics in Film
Examination of particular topics, themes, genres, or movements in cinema; topics may include particular directors (Orson Welles), periods (The Sixties), genres (horror). 
Prereq: 10 qtr cr hrs or 6 cr hrs of English at 2000-3000 level, or permission of instructor. 5 qtr cr hrs in 367 or 3 cr hrs in 2367 in any subject is acceptable towards the 6 cr hrs. Not open to students with 15 qtr cr hrs for 578 or 9 sem cr hrs for 4578 or 4578H. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs.
 
  • Tu Th 11:10AM - 12:30PM / Macquigg Lab 159 / Mark Conroy
FILMSTD 2367.01 - 0010   The American Film Auteur
An intermediate course centering around the work of one important US filmmaker that extends and refines expository writing and analytic reading / viewing skills. Prereq: English 1110 (110) and Soph standing, or enrollment in Film Studies major. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs. GE writing and comm course: level 2. Cred: 3 units 
 
Lima Campus Only
  • Tu Th 9:30AM - 10:50AM / Galvin 322 / John Hellmann
 
HISTORY 3310 - 0010   History of African Cinema
Emergence and development of African cinema as a film genre and part of material culture. European colonial and ethnographic film to modern African cinema. Sometimes this course is offered in a distance-only format. Prereq: English 1110.xx, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for AfAmASt 3320. GE historical study and diversity global studies course. Cross-listed in AfAmASt 3320. Cred: 3 units
 
  • Tu Th 4:30PM - 5:50PM / Morrill Hall 219 / James Genova
ITALIAN 2053 - 10   Introduction to Italian Cinema
Survey of the Italian cinema from the beginnings to today, with special emphasis on neorealism. Taught in English. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 221. GE VPA and diversity global studies course. Cred: 3 units
 
  • Class 23846 / Mo We 12:40PM - 1:35PM / CBEC 130 / Dana Renga
  • Class 25463 / Fr 12:40PM - 1:35PM / Enarson Classroom Bldg 230 / Staff
  • Class 25287 / Th 12:40PM - 1:35PM / Page Hall 060 / Staff
  • Class 25459 / Th 12:40PM - 1:35PM / Enarson Classroom Bldg 206 / Staff
  • Class 25460 / Th 12:40PM - 1:35PM / Denney Hall 265 / Staff
  • Class 25461 / Fr 12:40PM - 1:35PM / Enarson Classroom Bldg 330 / Staff
  • Class 25462 / Fr 12:40PM - 1:35PM / Journalism Bldg 304 / Staff
WGSST 3317 - 0010   Hollywood, Women, and Film
A critical survey of the rep. of women in Hollywood cinema, examples drawn from the 1930's to present. Learn how film has functioned in its representation of women and how and why women film makers have created alternative visions of women in film. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 317. GE VPA course. Cred: 3 units
 
  • Class 20739 / Tu Th 3:55PM - 5:15PM / Evans Lab 2001 / Jonathan Branfman
  • Class 20740 / We Fr 12:45PM - 2:05PM / University Hall 056 / Tatiana Faria
WGSST 4527 - 0010   Studies in Gender and Cinema
Analysis of different film types focused on women to help students understand historical scope, theoretical frameworks, and reading strategies for understanding these films; topics vary. 
Prereq: Not open to students with 10 qtr cr hrs of 527 or FilmStd 527. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs. Cred: 3 units
 
  • Tu Th 9:35AM - 10:55AM / University Hall 056 / Linda Mizejewski

Minor Only Courses

ENGLISH 3378 – Special Topics in Film and Literature
Focuses on the relationship between film and literature; topics may include adaptation, cross-media themes and modes, influence of cinema on literature and vice versa.
Prereq: 1110. Not open to students with 10 qtr cr hrs for 378. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs. GE cultures and ideas course. Cred: 3 units
 
  • Class 15724 / Tu Th 11:10AM - 12:30PM / Gateway Film Center House 4 / Frederick Aldama
  • Class 25827 / Tu Th 1:30PM - 2:50PM / TBA / Elizabeth Kolkovich
  • Class 25594 / Mo We 6:00PM - 7:20PM / TBA / Nathaniel Wallace
 

Courses for Focus Areas in Screenwriting and Production

***Courses count in Focus Area only***

 

Screenwriting Focus Area 

FILMSTD 4800 - 10   Story Development for Film and Television 
In this course, students will harness their pre-existing critical thinking skills and historical knowledge to develop a personal statement-of-purpose that enables them to generate and refine their own original film and television concepts for subsequent production projects.
Prereq: Permission of instructor. Not available for students with credit for FilmStd 4194 AU 14 or English 4800. Cross-listed in English. Cred: 3 units
 
  • Mo 3:00PM - 5:45PM / Hagerty Hall 045 / Angus Fletcher
 
FILMSTD 4880 - 10   Screenwriting and the Business of Cinema
This course examines screenwriting as both a literary art form and a challenging profession. 
Prereq: Theatre 5331 (636), or permission of instructor. Not open to credit to students with credit for 680. Cred: 3 units
 
  • We Fr 9:35AM - 10:55AM / Denney Hall 207 / Andrew Rose / 08/22/2017 - 12/06/2017
 
FILMSTD 4881 - 10   Screenwriting and the Business of Television
This course examines television writing from both a creative and business perspective. Each student will individually pitch, and then write the show's bible, outline, and pilot. Students learn about teleplay structure, as well as ways to develop intriguing characters, realistic dialogue, and engaging episodes. In small groups students develop, write, and read others' work collectively.
Prereq: Theatre 5331 or permission of instructor. Not available to students with credit for 5194 Sp15. Cred: 3 units
 
  • We Fr 11:10AM - 12:30PM / Journalism Bldg 291 / Andrew Rose
 
Production Focus Area

ART 2500 - 0010   Visual Studies: Digital Image Manipulation

Introduction to the creation, manipulation and critical interpretation of graphic and photographic artwork. Includes input and output of digital work as it applies to artists. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 350. Credit: 3 units

  • Class 12133 / Mo We Fr 10:05AM - 11:55AM / Hopkins Hall 356 / Staff
  • Class 12134 / Mo We Fr 12:05PM - 1:55PM / Hopkins Hall 356 / Staff
  • Class 12135 / Tu Th 11:10AM - 1:55PM / Hopkins Hall 356 / Staff
  • Class 12562 / Tu Th 3:55PM - 6:40PM / Hopkins Hall 356 / Staff
  • Class 12563 / Mo We 11:10AM - 1:55PM / Hopkins Hall 180A / Staff

ART 2555 - 0020   Photography I - Digital Camera

Introduces photographic theory, practice, and aesthetics with image production, commercial lab prints and critiques. Student provides digital camera, minimum 6 mp, with full manual controls and exposure compensation available. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 300.01, 300.02, or 300.02H. GE VPA course. VSP Admis Cond course. Credit: 3 units

  • Class 12453 / Mo We Fr 8:05AM - 9:55AM / Hopkins Hall 262 / Staff
  • Class 12454 / Tu Th 8:10 AM- 10:55 AM / Hopkins Hall 262 / Staff
  • Class 12455 / Mo We Fr 10:05AM – 11:55AM / Hopkins Hall 262 / Staff
  • Class 12456 / Tu Th 11:10 AM- 1:55 PM / Hopkins Hall 262 / Staff
  • Class 12457 / Mo We Fr 12:05 AM – 1:55PM / Hopkins Hall 262 / Staff
  • Class 12458 / Mo We Fr 2:05 PM – 3:55PM / Hopkins Hall 262 / Staff
  • Class 12459 / Tu Th 3:55 PM- 6:40 PM / Hopkins Hall 262 / Staff
  • Class 21358 / Mo We 6:05 PM – 8:45PM / Hopkins Hall 262 / Staff
  • Class 34858 / Tu Th 6:55 PM- 9:40 PM / Hopkins Hall 262 / Staff

ART 3009 - 0010   Film/Video I: Technologies and Analysis

Introduction to the creation and analysis of video artwork; including techniques of video capture, post production, manipulation and critique within the context of art. Not open to students with credit for 5501. Credit: 3 units

  • Class 33811 / Mo We 6:55PM - 9:40PM / Hopkins Hall 156 / Roger Beebe

ART 4101 - 0010   Moving Image Art

Creation, manipulation and animation of digital imagery, including the integration of multiple media elements, such as video, drawings and audio into artistic projects. Prereq: 2500 or 350, and 3101 (452) or 4001 or 553. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs. Credit: 3 units

  • Class 12179 / Mo We 3:55PM - 6:40PM / Hopkins Hall 156 / Staff
ART 4201 - 0010   New Media Art
Approaches to new media, interactivity, digital control of objects, projections, and sound in installation events, performances, and exhibitions. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs. Credit: 3 units
 
  • Class 12182 / Tu Th 11:10AM - 1:55PM / Hopkins Hall 156 / Staff
 
ACCAD 5002 - 10   3D Computer Animation: Form, Light and Motion I
Overview of 3D computer animation components and stages of production. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for ArtsCol 749. Credit: 3 units
 
  • Class 21842 and 21841 / Tu Th 11:10AM - 12:30PM / Sullivant Hall 349A / Stephen Conroy
ACCAD 5100 - 10   Concept Development for Time-Based Media
Methods for developing concepts for time-based media through the cultivation of ideas and problem-solving strategies. Storyboarding, composition, editing and sound principles
will be explored. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for ArtsCol 730. Credit: 3 units
 
  • Class 21817 and 21816/ Tu Th 9:35AM - 10:55AM / Sullivant Hall 349A / Stephen Conroy
ACCAD 5140 - 10   Interactive Arts Media: Web
Introduction to the theory and practice of the design of interactive media for the web. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for ArtsCol 740. Credit: 3 units
 
  • Class 12781 and 12778/ Mo We 5:30PM - 6:50PM/ Sullivant Hall 349A / Jeremy Patterson
DANCE 3401 - 0010   Dance in Popular Culture
Popular dance in the United States, with an emphasis on how movement constructs identity and community. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 357. GE cultures and ideas and diversity soc div in the US course. Credit: 3 units
 
  • Class 14506 / Tu Th 12:45PM - 2:05PM / Hopkins Hall 250 / Amy Schmidt
  • Class 24377 / TBA / Online / Amy Schmidt
DANCE 4193 - 0050   Independent Study
Independent projects undertaken by BFA students, under supervision of faculty mentor. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 20 cr hrs or 10 completions. This course is graded S/U. VSP Admis Cond course. Credit: 1 - 10 units
 
  • Class 14545, 14546, 23656 / TBA / TBA / Staff
FilmSTD 5600: Pathways in Film Practice and Theory; Making the Filmic Poem
Explorations of the rich interconnections between the understanding and the production of moving-image works. Students will be introduced to alternative modes of the moving image in the context of other modes of artistic expression and critical thought, with the aim of increasing intellectual breadth and production skills. Prereq: 2271, or Grad standing; or permission of program. Credit: 4 units (repeatable up to 6 cr)
 
*Special Topics Course: This is a video production class in making short films from Hitchcock's perspective of silent films being “the purest form of cinema.” We'll make new (not totally) silent films (or at least dialogue-limited movies) that are poetic and conceptual. Class participants will explore film grammar, experimental narrative and structure, and contemporary/historical context through hands-on creative work, classroom viewings and discussion. Participants will learn camera use, production techniques, Final Cut Pro X editing, and will work towards producing a final short film, as well as several smaller film projects.
 
  • Class 35607 / TuTh 11:10AM - 12:30PM / Mitchell Rose *This is a combined Graduate Studies and Undergraduate Course.*

Moving Image Production Courses

MVNGIMG 2201 - 0010   Filmmaking Foundation I
This entry-level course presents moving image production as an artistic, cultural, and multi-modal practice. It focuses on the building blocks of film grammar and offers an introduction to fundamental concepts and tools needed to work in the moving image, grounded in critical and historical context. Students use project-based learning to work independently and collaboratively.
 
  • Class 35129 / Mo 12:45PM - 2:05PM / Gateway Film Center House 4 / Roger Beebe
  • Class 35454 / WeFr 1:50PM - 2:45PM / Dulles Hall 024 / Staff
  • Class 35455 / WeFr 3:00PM - 3:55PM / Dulles Hall 024 / Staff

 

Graduate (GIS) Courses

FilmSTD 5600: Pathways in Film Practice and Theory
Explorations of the rich interconnections between the understanding and the production of moving-image works. Students will be introduced to alternative modes of the moving image in the context of other modes of artistic expression and critical thought, with the aim of increasing intellectual breadth and production skills. Prereq: 2271, or Grad standing; or permission of program. Credit: 4 units (repeatable up to 6 cr)
 
  • Class 35606 / TuTh 11:10AM - 12:30PM / Mitchell Rose  *This is a combined Graduate Studies and Undergraduate Course.*
FILMSTD 7000 - Graduate Studies in Film History
Study of the social, industrial, technological, and intellectual history of cinema, including cinema's relationships to modernity and its transnational developments. Prereq: Grad standing, or permission of instructor.
 
  • Class: 25029 / Mo 3:00PM - 5:55PM / Hagerty Hall 071 / Margaret Flinn
ACCAD 6650 - 10   The History of Animation
Overview of the history and theory of animation, including the origin of animation forms and Hollywood Studio animation, with a sample of World and contemporary animations. Prereq: Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for ArtsCol 650.
 
  • Class: 12780 / WeFr 9:35AM - 10:55AM / Wexner Center 001 / David Filipi
 
ENGLISH 6778.01 - 0010   Introduction to Graduate Study in Film and Film Theory
An advanced survey of the methodologies, contexts, and development of film and film theory. 
Prereq: Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 6778.01 (778) or 6778.02.
 
  • Class: 24922 / Th 9:10AM - 12:10PM / Denney Hall 435 / Jesse Schotter

 

ENGLISH 6778.02 - 0020   Introduction to Graduate Study in Film and Film Theory
An advanced survey of the methodologies, contexts, and development of film and film theory. Prereq: Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 6778.01 (778) or 6778.02. This course is graded S/U.
 
  • Class: 24923 / Th 9:10AM - 12:10PM / Denney Hall 435 / Jesse Schotter

 

FRENCH 5701 - 10   Topics in French and Francophone Cinema
Study of the history and aesthetics of French cinema. Topics vary. 
Prereq: For undergraduates - 3101 (401) plus one additional 3000- or 4000-level (400-level) course taught in French. For graduate students - Permission of the Graduate Advisor. Not open to students with credit for 670. FL Admis Cond course.
 
  • Class: 33631 / We Fr 11:10AM - 12:30PM / Psychology Bldg 014 / Margaret Flinn                                                                                             *This is a combined Graduate Studies and Undergraduate Course.*

 

WGSST 5620 - 0010   Topics in Feminist Studies
Topics vary by course and instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 6 completions.
 
  • Class: 25157 / Tu 2:15PM - 5:00PM / University Hall 286A / Linda Mizejewski                                                                                                          *This is a combined Graduate Studies and Undergraduate Course.*
     
HISTART 8901 - 0010   Cinema Studies
Intensive studies of specific movements, artists, periods and theories of cinema. 
Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 cr hrs.
 
  • Class: 33956 / We 2:15PM - 5:00PM / Smith Lab 5025 / Kristina Paulsen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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