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ENG 130 - Introduction to Film

A survey course emphasizing elements of visual story telling, aesthetics, and differences among genres such as science fiction, westerns, war, gangster, and horror. Film criticism and interpretation, as well as models of film theory, will be discussed. The history of the motion picture industry will be presented, with an emphasis on the origin and evolution of Hollywood. Students will also be instructed in both the creative and technical aspects of film making, including pictorial composition, movement, sound, lighting and editing.
John Wood Community College: 1301 South 48th St. Quincy, IL 62305 Phone: 217-224-6500