CMS 310 A: History of Film: 1895-1929

Spring 2024
Meeting:
MW 10:30am - 12:20pm / CLK 120
SLN:
12437
Section Type:
Lecture
Instructor:
Syllabus Description (from Canvas):

History of Film: 1895-1929

This is an historical survey class, beginning with some of the earliest examples of “movingpictures” and continuing through major developments in motion-picture technology, industrialorganization, and narrative or expressive techniques that produce the most definitive and mostwidely embraced art-form of the 20th century, ending with the introduction of synchronizedsound.

Catalog Description:
Film history from its beginnings in the 1890s through the golden era of silent film in the 1920s. Topics include the invention of major film techniques, the creation of Hollywood and the studios, and movements such as expressionism, constructivism, and surrealism.
GE Requirements Met:
Arts and Humanities (A&H)
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
April 10, 2024 - 4:12 pm