Course Info

POST 204: History of Motion Picture Editing (Formerly DC 202)

Due to COVID-19, Spring in-class sections will be conducted online. Please contact your instructor for more information.

This course studies the origins and rise of film editing as an art form, an industry, a set of technological practices ranging from analog film to digital video. The course examines critical historical events that impacted film editing: the emergence of the studio system, the coming of sound, narrative, experimental and documentary film, MTV, and audience shifts. For many, editing is the unique source of the art of filmmaking. This course addresses this question. PREREQUISITE(S): NONE

Winter 2018-2019

Section: 501
Class number: 25693
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Section: 510
Class number: 26107
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus

Winter 2017-2018

Section: 501
Class number: 21025
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Section: 510
Class number: 25643
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus

Winter 2016-2017

Section: 501
Class number: 22593
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Anu Rana | View syllabus
Section: 510
Class number: 22594
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Instructor: Anu Rana | View syllabus

Winter 2015-2016

Section: 501
Class number: 26655
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Anu Rana | View syllabus
Section: 510
Class number: 26656
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Instructor: Anu Rana | View syllabus