FLMA 1200: Art of the Short Film

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Course Format Lecture 3.0 h + Seminar 1.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

This introductory course offers a critical approach to the art of the short film through the screening and analysis of great short films. In critiquing various award-winning films, students will understand what makes for a great short film, both from the perspective of its art and its craft, and also the peculiarities of the form. Selected films will show how diverse the various genres are that use the short film form and also the breadth of artistic vision and style achieved in the form. For students interested in pursuing a career in film, they will be exposed to the possibilities offered by the form: festival films, calling card films, short films from around the world, and films that have launched the careers of famous directors.

Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Certificate in Film Arts (Acting), Certificate in Film Arts (Directing), and Certificate in Film Arts (Writing).

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