Applied Media Aesthetics
The knowledge of applied aesthetics serves two purposes: first, for film and rhetorical studies, to improve the critical ability to interpret media arts through examining the scientific and artistic principles of different aesthetic fields; second, for media production, to establish students' own creative proficiency by exposing them to varoius aesthetic possibilities. The course introduces basic technical and aesthetic knowledge for video production and visual design on TV and computer screens: shot planning, screen forces, golden ratio, lighting, editing, etc. PREREQ: ENGL/FILM 2805 or approval of the department. (sem 3) cr 3. Crosslisted with ENGL 3846. Students may not retain credit for both ENGL/FILM 3846 and FILM 3206.