Course Info

FILM 430: Fundamentals of Short Film (Formerly DC 460)

Students will study approximately 100 well-crafted and landmark short films from throughout film history. Through these screenings, students will learn film vernacular, the roles these short films served their respective filmmakers and the concept of how "calling card" shorts can be used to illustrate a filmmaker's voice. Short film genres and styles that will be explored will include: narrative, experimental, documentary and animation, ranging from early silent films to contemporary films being screened at festivals today. PREREQUISITE(S): None

Fall 2019-2020

Section: 701
Class number: 15965
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus