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FILM 215 Film and New Digital Media

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Explores the new role of digital media in the art of film. Historical survey of digital special effects and digital independent film practice since the 1990s; critical overview of the interface between film and other digital media, such as computer animation, video games, and the Internet. Lectures, screenings, discussions, quizzes and writing of critical papers.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 64-72
  • Homework hours/semester: 128-144
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5c
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C1), UC (IGETC Area 3A)