There are many ways of effecting that transition, some more evident than others. In the analytical tradition, editing serves to establish space and lead the viewer to the most salient aspects of a scene. As we can see in the first shot, there is a wall behind the telephone.
Film and Media Studies aims to develop critical and creative minds that can astutely view, analyze, and conceptually think about cinema within history and society.
Majors complete required courses that introduce the breadth of film studies. They also pursue a concentration of courses in film studies or production leading up to the senior essay or project, which can include a film or a screenplay.
This survey of major films and methods of analysis should be taken during the first year or sophomore year. As an interdisciplinary program, Film and Media Studies shares courses with a dozen programs and departments ranging from Art and Anthropology to Slavic Languages and Literatures and American Studies.
Regardless of the departments from which the courses originate, students work closely with a dedicated group of faculty and with each other. Beyond the classroom, Yale has a vibrant film culture. Rare and new films are frequently screened at the Whitney Humanities Center and other venues, sometimes accompanied by a discussion with the filmmaker.
The department also regularly helps majors find internships and provides opportunities to network with alumni. Students learn the critical and technical vocabulary of the subject and study important films in weekly screenings.
Prerequisite for the major. Topics involve the technologies of modernity, reproduction, and commodity, as well as questions regarding knowledge, representation, public spheres, and spectatorship. Special attention given to philosophies of language, visuality, and the environment, including how digital culture continues to shape these realms.
The balancing of narrative containment and excess, as well as action and image. Use of body and voice, space and music. Examples include films by Antonioni, Zhang, Ozu, and Hitchcock.
Close analysis of a dozen complex films, with historical contextualization of their production and cultural functions. Attention to the development of critical skills. Includes weekly screenings, each followed immediately by discussion. Pressures of politics, ideology, and censorship on cinema.
Topics include gender roles in historical and contemporary narratives, identity, ethos of struggle, ethical dilemmas, and issues of power, status, and idealism. Readings and discussion in English. The influence of aesthetic forms, including folk literature, short stories, novels, and film, and of political ideologies such as nationalism, Marxism, and totalitarianism.
Issues related to gender, sibling rivalry, dowries and other economic factors, political allegories, feminism, and sexual and social violence both within and beyond the family.
Martial arts cinema has become a crucial means for thinking through such issues as nation, ethnicity, history, East vs. West, the body, gender, sexuality, stardom, industry, spirituality, philosophy, and mediality, from modernity to postmodernity.
This course focuses on films from Japan, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and South Korea—as well as on works from other countries influenced by them—covering such martial arts genres such as the samurai film, kung-fu, karate, wuxia, and related historical epics.
It provides a historical survey of each nation and genre, while connecting them to other genres, countries, and media. In its development from Expressionism to Social Realism, this German cinema produced works of great variety, many of them in the international avantgarde.
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The shot is defined by editing but editing also works to join shots together. There are many ways of effecting that transition, some more evident than others. In the analytical tradition, editing serves to establish space and lead the viewer to the most salient aspects of a scene.
The Yale Film Study Center is a film archive located in the Whitney Humanities Center at Yale University, Over the next 15 years, film as an academic discipline grew immensely, leading to the formation of both the Film Studies Program and the Film Study Center in During the s.
Yale film studies major Andrew Craig '14 presents a creative take on campus life in this portrait of German-born gymnast Philipp Arndt '15, an economics and mathematics major in Yale College, who demonstrates his skill, technique, and control while tumbling around Yale's campus.
Film and Media Studies is an interdisciplinary liberal arts program that focuses on the history, theory, criticism, and artistic creation of cinema and other moving-image media.
Yale has a vibrant film culture. Basic technological and creative tools for capturing and editing moving images. The processes of research, planning.