FINA 1143: Foundation Media Studio

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Course Format Lecture 0.5 h + Seminar 1.0 h + Lab. 2.5 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

Students are introduced to the fundamentals of media-based studio practice. Open to all experience levels, the course offers a practical and conceptual foundation in digital processes while allowing for the critical investigation of authorship, appropriation and remix culture. Through a variety of activities, projects, and group and individual critiques, students develop a critical media vocabulary while developing skills in analysis and production that aim to foster a rich engagement with contemporary culture and digital practice.

Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Diploma in Fine Arts.

Prerequisite(s): One of LET 3 or LPI with a minimum 26 on the essay and one of 5 in English usage, 5 in sentence structure, or 10 in reading comprehension; a minimum 70% in English Studies 12 or equivalent; a minimum 70% in Literary Studies 12; a minimum 70% in English First Peoples 12; a minimum "C-" grade in a university-level English or communications course for which Langara awards transfer credit; a minimum "C" grade in ENGL 1120; an "S" grade in one of ENGL 1107, 1108, or 1110.

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