Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts (CINE)

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CINE 1002 (3) Film Analysis for Non-Majors

Introduces the critical study of film, exploring theoretical, historical and technical concerns while presenting a survey of important film periods and genres. Students will hone critical-thinking, close-analysis,and writing skills. Covers a wide variety of films, approaching them from numerous perspectives, considering both the effects films have on individual viewers and their ability to reflect culture. Formerly FILM 1002.

Additional Information: Departmental Category: Genre and Movements

CINE 1502 (3) Introduction to Cinema Studies

Introduces basic media literacy by exploring the technical and aesthetic principles behind the production, analysis and interpretation of films. Explores comprehension and thinking about movies critically as technological, cultural and artistic products. Study of films in different social and historical contexts and discussion of the importance of movies as cultural products. Formerly FILM 1502.

Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Genre and Movements

CINE 2000 (3) Moving Image Foundations I

Introduces students to basic image making technology, aesthetics and methods. Fundamentals of film/video production in Super 8mm film, Digital ProRes 422 and other analog and digital image making, editing and management formats. May emphasize personal, experimental or narrative approaches with individual exercises, according to instructor. Basic competencies include composition, lighting, basic audio, basic editing, studio critique, file management, web upload, etc. Formerly FILM 2000.

Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of FILM 1502 (minimum grade D-).
Grading Basis: Letter Grade
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Production

CINE 2001 (3) Space Odysseys: Astrophys/Astronomy via Cinema/Arts

Understanding representation of space in cinematic arts, as well as the underlying science. What are the political, societal, scientific and commercial motives in attempting to show our species venturing beyond Earth? These adventures highlight our hopes and fears for the future, while simultaneously clarifying contemporary anxieties. From the director G. Melies to the screenwriter B. Marling. Formerly FILM 1003.

Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities

CINE 2002 (3) Recent International Cinema

Familiarizes students with current trends and major directors in international cinema. Students attend specific films screened in class and/or offered in the International Film Series, and read and write about these films. Formerly FILM 2002.

Recommended: Prerequisite FILM 1502 or 6 hours humanities courses involving critical writing.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Genre and Movements

CINE 2003 (3) Film Topics

Varying topics on important individuals, historical developments, groupings of films, film directors, critical and theoretical issues in film. Formerly FILM 2003.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 9.00 total credit hours. Allows multiple enrollment in term.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Topics

CINE 2004 (3) CU Cinema Studies Seminar: The Telluride Film Festival

Offers students a unique first-hand understanding of the significance of the film festival circuit in the context of global film culture and scholarship. Students will attend Telluride Film Festival screenings, discussions and Q&A sessions. After the festival, weekly screenings of select films from the previous year's festival offer insight into the festival's influence on box-office and the industry's award season. Formerly FILM 2004.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Intensive and Small Courses

CINE 2005 (3) Form, Structure, and Narrative Analysis

Analyzes the form and structure of narrative, experimental non-narrative, and documentary films. Familiarizes students with the general characteristics of the classic three-act structure, principles of adaptation, form and content of experimental films, structural approaches, and the basic formal, narrative, and rhetorical strategies of documentary filmmaking. Formerly FILM 2005.

Requisites: Requires prerequisite or corequisite course of CINE 1502 (minimum grade D-). Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Workshops

CINE 2010 (3) Moving Image Computer Foundations

Provides students with artistic foundational hands-on experience in integrated use of media software in both the PC and Mac creative imaging making digital working environments. Includes fundamentals in general computer maintenance, creative and practical audio editing, image management and manipulation, and creative moving image practice. Formerly FILM 2010.

Requisites: Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Production

CINE 2105 (3) Introduction to the Screenplay

Explores, through close reading and original student work, the form and structure of the screenplay. Students will learn to analyze structural and character elements of classic screenplays, and breaking down such elements as character, motivation, and arch. Students may learn some very basics of screenwriting form, develop a treatment, explore formal and technical issues, etc. Prereq., CINE 1502 or instructor¿s permission. Formerly FILM 2105.

Requisites: Requires prerequisite or corequisite course of CINE 1502 (minimum grade D-). Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Workshops

CINE 2203 (3) American Indians in Film

Examines images of American Indians in films produced by, and about, Native peoples. Follows the creation of "the Hollywood Indian" from still-photography to contemporary motion pictures. Films are analyzed within historical, social, and artistic contexts, and examined in terms of the impact their images have exerted upon American society at large and Native communities in particular.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ETHN 2203

CINE 2300 (3) Beginning/Intermediate Filmmaking

Covers basic camera, editing, and splicing techniquesfor Super-8 film. Equipment is available at the film studies office for a modest rental fee. Formerly FILM 2300.

Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of CINE 1502 (minimum grade D-).
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Production

CINE 2312 (3) Film Trilogies

Study of films designed as trilogies, drawing on a wide range of international cinema. Films include Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy (India), Krzysztof Kieslowski's Three Colors Trilogy (Poland), Francois Truffaut's Antoine Doinel cycle (France), and Abbas Kiarostami's Iran Trilogy (Iran). Non-majors will need instructor's consent. Formerly FILM 2312.

Requisites: Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Genre and Movements

CINE 2500 (3) Moving Image Foundations II

Instructs students in developing a technical and aesthetic understanding of the principles of analog and digital cinematography. Technical, creative and studio critique emphasis on the Bolex 16mm RX and Black Magic Pocket Cinema cameras, advanced composition, grammar and mechanics of cinema editing, film/digital lighting (exposure, latitude) multi-format origination and file management, non-sync sound techniques, etc. Formerly FILM 2500.

Requisites: Requires prerequisite courses of CINE 1502 and CINE 2000 or CINE 2300 (all minimum grade C). Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Grading Basis: Letter Grade
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Production

CINE 2513 (3) Major Asian Filmmakers

Surveys the major Asian directors from China, India, Japan, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Non-majors will need instructor's consent. Formerly FILM 2513.

Requisites: Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Recommended: Prerequisite CINE 1502.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Topics
Departmental Category: Asia Content

CINE 2521 (3) Classics of the Foreign Cinema: 1960s to Present

Surveys the classics of international cinema from the 1960s to the present. Non-majors will need instructor's consent. Formerly FILM 2521.

Requisites: Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Recommended: Prerequisite FILM 1502.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: History

CINE 2610 (3) Animation Production

Includes analysis of independent and experimental animation and an introduction to various animation techniques (object, line, collage, sand or paint on glass, Xerox, cameraless, pixellation, etc.). Students produce exercise films and a final film exploring these techniques. Formerly FILM 2610.

Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of CINE 2000 or CINE 2300 (minimum grade D-).
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Production

CINE 2900 (3) Lighting

Covers the basics of "why you need lighting", color temp, as well as camera techniques, lighting theory, and lighting set-ups for still and motion picture film video. Emphasizes hands on as well as theory. Formerly FILM 2900.

Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of CINE 2000 or CINE 2300 (minimum grade D-). Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Recommended: Prerequisite CINE 1502.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Production

CINE 3002 (3) Major Film Movements

Historical-aesthetic survey dealing with various styles, movements, genres or national cinemas. Can be taught in conjunction with the appropriate language department. Typical offers are in the French, the German or the Russian films, etc. Also offers detailed approaches to specific styles, subjects or genres: film comedy, melodrama, the Western, women filmmakers, German expressionist cinema, Italian neorealism, etc. Formerly FILM 3002.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 12.00 total credit hours. Allows multiple enrollment in term.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Genre and Movements

CINE 3003 (3) Major Film Directors

Focuses on the work of a single director or a group of related directors. Course content varies each semester. Consult the online Schedule Planner for specific topic. Non-majors need instructor consent. Formerly FILM 3003.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 12.00 total credit hours. Allows multiple enrollment in term.
Requisites: Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Recommended: Prerequisite students with 57-180 credits (Juniors or Seniors).
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Topics

CINE 3004 (3) Alfred Hitchcock: The American Films

Intensive survey of Hitchcock's American films from 1940 (Rebecca) to 1964 (Marnie). We will concentrate on in-depth analysis of the most influential and significant films made by the most important movie director of the Hollywood era. We will pay special attention to Hitchcock's deep understanding of the intricacies of film language, style and form in relation to the themes and subjects that interested him: guilt, sex, gender relations, crime and punishment, "mothers". Non-majors will need instructor's consent. Formerly FILM 3004.

Requisites: Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Intensive and Small Courses

CINE 3010 (1-3) Film Production Topics

Offers students both theoretical and practical experience in various specialized areas of cinematic production. Topics vary but include production in the documentary, fictional narrative, animation, computer animation, and experimental genres. Formerly FILM 3010.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 9.00 total credit hours. Allows multiple enrollment in term.
Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of CINE 2000 or CINE 2300 (minimum grade D-). Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Production

CINE 3012 (3) Documentary Film

Provides a historical and theoretical introduction tothe documentary film. Examines the historical beginnings of documentary film as well as exploring contemporary documentary practice. Canonical moments of documentary history and lesser known examples of documentary film work will be explored. Formerly FILM 3012.

Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of CINE 1502 (minimum grade D-).
Recommended: Prerequisite CINE 3051.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Genre and Movements

CINE 3013 (3) Women and Film

Examines the representation of women in film, the role of women in the filmmaking process, and the contributions made by women as critics and scholars of the cinema. Its orientation is therefore both historical and theoretical. Organized chronologically, the course examines how women have been addressed and "constructed" as spectators in and through cinema over the last 120 years, the relationship between cinema and social history, how films express ideology, and how feminist films scholarship has changed from the 1970's to the present day. The course focuses on American and international narrative, documentary, and experimental films from 1895 to present directed by or about women. Formerly FILM 3013.

Requisites: Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors) only.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Core Curr: Human Diversity
Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Arts Sci Gen Ed: Diversity-U.S. Perspective
Departmental Category: Topics

CINE 3030 (3) Analog Alternatives

Introduction to small gauge analog moving image formats and technologies with a focus on process and experimentation through hands-on exploration and demonstrations. This process-oriented class will utilize DIY methods and Alternative Process Photography approaches to work creatively with silver based holographic mediums. Students will create moving image works with Super 8mm and 16mm film while exploring the implications and possibilities of working with these mediums within our current digital paradigm. Formerly FILM 3030.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 6.00 total credit hours.
Requisites: Requires prerequisite courses of CINE 1502 and CINE 2000 (all minimum grade D-).
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Production

CINE 3033 (3) Color and Cinema

Examines color and cinema from historical, technological, aesthetic and theoretical perspectives. Students will be required to complete both creative and scholarly assignments. Formerly FILM 3033.

Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Topics

CINE 3041 (3) Environmental Cinema

Interrogates how fiction and nonfiction filmmakers, writers, cinematographers, and moving-image editors have creatively responded to discoveries made In the field of environmental science. Using books by Rachel Carson and Scott MacDonald as a framework, we will examine a broad spectrum of filmmakers (e.g. Wes Anderson, Todd Haynes, Jennifer Baichwal, Bruce Conner, Percy Smith) alongside the most pressing environmental issues. Formerly FILM 3041.

Requisites: Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors) Cinema Studies or Environmental Studies (ENVS) majors only.
Grading Basis: Letter Grade
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: History

CINE 3042 (3) Horror Film: History, Contexts, Aesthetics

Surveys the most exemplary and significant films in the Horror film genre from the 1920s to the present. With a historical emphasis, the course explores the ways in which the Horror genre has evolved in response to shifting social anxieties and cultural developments, and its reflections on society in various national or international contexts. Expect disturbing content and images. Formerly FILM 3042.

Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of CINE 1502 (minimum grade D-).
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Genre and Movements

CINE 3043 (3) Topics in Critical Film Studies

Prepares students for advanced Film Critical Studies work. Subject matter varies from semester to semester. Formerly FILM 3043.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 9.00 total credit hours. Allows multiple enrollment in term.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Topics

CINE 3051 (4) Film History 1

Intensive introduction to film history from 1895 to 1959. Topics covered include the beginnings of motion picture photography, the growth of narrative complexity from Lumiere to Griffith, American silent comedy, Soviet theories of montage, German expressionist films, and the transition to sound. Formerly FILM 3051.

Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of CINE 1502 (minimum grade D-).
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: History

CINE 3061 (4) Film History 2

Starts in 1959 and follows the historical growth and evolution of film aesthetics to the present. Studies Italian neorealist, French new wave, and recent experimental films, as well as the films of major auteur figures such as Bergman, Kurosawa, Fellini, Hitchcock, Bunuel, Antonioni, and Coppola. Formerly FILM 3061.

Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of CINE 1502 (minimum grade D-).
Recommended: Prerequisite CINE 3051 (minimum grade D-).
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: History

CINE 3081 (3) Contemporary American Cinema: 1980 to Present

Examines the relationship between American films from 1980 to the present and their cultural and historical context. Includes films by Bigelow, Fincher, Scorsese, Lee, Linklater, Lynch, Stone, the Coen brothers, and Jenkins. Assumes some film knowledge but is not restricted to majors. This course is open to Cinema Studies majors and non-majors, sophomores, juniors and seniors. Non-majors need instructor consent to enroll. Formerly FILM 3081.

Requisites: Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Production

CINE 3104 (3) Film Criticism and Theory

Surveys the range and function of film criticism, introduces major positions and concepts of film theory and focuses on students' abilities to write about film.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: HUMN 3104
Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of CINE 1502 (minimum grade D-). Restricted to students with 57-180 credits (Junior or Senior) Cinema Studies or Humanities (HUMN) majors only.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Intensive and Small Courses

CINE 3211 (3) History of Russian Cinema

Surveys Russian cinema in historical and cultural context from early 20th century to the present. Taught in English.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: RUSS 3211
Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of CINE 1502 or RUSS 3211 (minimum grade D-).
Additional Information: Arts Sci Core Curr: Literature and the Arts
Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Production

CINE 3400 (3) Cinema Production I

Exploration of creative cinema production through short production and post-production projects. A short final project will be required. Focuses on the tactics and strategies of independent cinema production, examining a variety of approaches to genre. Explores a range of film and digital technologies. Formerly FILM 3400.

Requisites: Requires prerequisites courses of CINE 1502 (minimum grade C) and CINE 2000 and CINE 2500 (both minimum grade of B-). Requires corequisite courses of CINE 3515 and CINE 3525. Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Production

CINE 3402 (3) European Film and Culture

Studies the relationships between European film, art and culture. Offered each summer in a different European city (Rome, Paris, London, Athens, Barcelona). There will be regular in-class lectures, film screenings, field trips and on-site teaching. Formerly FILM 3402.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 12.00 total credit hours.
Recommended: Prerequisite introductory film and art history courses.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Core Curr: Literature and the Arts
Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Genre and Movements

CINE 3422 (3) The Hollywood Musical

Second only to jazz, some critics regard the Hollywood musical as the greatest American popular art form of the 20th century. Proposes a historical, formal and theoretical approach to the musical through its several iterations, from the classical, to the revisionist, to the unusual, placing the changes in the genre's form, structure, and ideology in the context of America's changing social, political and religious values. Formerly FILM 3422.

Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of CINE 1502 (minimum grade D-).
Recommended: Prerequisite CINE 3051.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Genre and Movements

CINE 3503 (3) German Film Through World War II

History and theory of Weimar and Nazi film with sociocultural emphasis. Taught in English.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: GRMN 3503
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Topics

CINE 3513 (3) German Film and Society 1945-1989

Introduces issues in German society through film during the Cold War. Focus on East and West Germany, though some other German language films may be included. Emphasis is on reading films in their social, historical and political contexts. Taught in English.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: GRMN 3513
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Topics

CINE 3515 (3) Lights, Camera, Action

Gain practical experience with camera, lighting, and sound equipment in this hands-on workshop. Mise-en-scene, single cinematography, multi-camera cinematography, cinematic lighting design, and sync-sound production skills will be taught in a crew environment. Formerly FILM 3515.

Requisites: Requires prerequisites courses of CINE 1502 (minimum grade C) and CINE 2000 and CINE 2500 (both minimum grade of B-). Requires corequisite courses of CINE 3400 and CINE 3525. Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Grading Basis: Letter Grade
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Workshops

CINE 3525 (3) Cinema Editing Workshop

Focuses on the development of independent cinema post-production skills. The instructor must certify students in order to continue with their BFA studies. Formerly FILM 3525.

Requisites: Requires prerequisites courses of CINE 1502 (minimum grade C) and CINE 2000 and CINE 2500 (both minimum grade of B-). Requires corequisite courses of CINE 3400 and CINE 3515. Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Grading Basis: Letter Grade
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Workshops

CINE 3563 (3) Producing the Independent Film

Introduces the role of the producer from development through production and sales, distribution. Students will practice pitching, develop pitch decks and apply for funding for one project. The role of labs, residencies, markets and film festivals will be addressed as well as modes of financing including crowd funding, tax incentives, equity finance, pre-sales, co-productions and gap financing. Formerly FILM 3563.

Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Topics

CINE 3603 (3) Sound and Vision

Historical and aesthetic overview of sound in relation to film, ranging from Hitchcock's Blackmail to Mailick's The Thin Red Line. Pursues issues in sound design, mixing film scores, voiceovers, and film/sound theory in narrative, experimental, and documentary films. Among the filmmakers to be studied are Vertov, Welles, Altman, Brakhage, Lipsett, Eisenstein, Coppola, Scorcese, Stone, Leone, Godard, Nelson. Also explores a limited practicum using Pro Tools for sound design. Formerly FILM 3603.

Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of CINE 1502 (minimum grade D-).
Recommended: Prerequisite CINE 3051.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Topics

CINE 3620 (3) Experimental Digital Animation

Explores boundaries of traditional animation construction and delve into contemporary animation history. Small projects will involve experimentation with animation techniques that integrate with analog animation, frame-by-frame digital processes and live-action footage. Ideal for students who have taken FILM 2010 or FILM 2610 or FILM 3525. Students familiar with animation and digital imaging or those eager to explore the process are encouraged to enroll. Formerly FILM 3620.

Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Production

CINE 3700 (3) Digital Audio Design

Studies and applies Pro Tools as a post-production audio toolbox. Applied techniques include sound recording, field recording, foley, vocal recording and editing, plug-in generated sound creation, MIDI, basic scoring principles, audio sweetening and audio mixing. Students will be required to complete regular editing assignments in addition to a final soundscape project. Formerly FILM 3700.

Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of CINE 2010 or CINE 2500 (minimum grade D-). Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Production

CINE 3900 (1-3) Independent Study (Production)

Limit of 3 credit hours per semester. Formerly FILM 3900.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 6.00 total credit hours.
Additional Information: Departmental Category: Production

CINE 3901 (1-3) Independent Study (Critical Study)

Limit of 3 credit hours per semester. Formerly FILM 3901.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 6.00 total credit hours.
Additional Information: Departmental Category: History

CINE 3920 (3) Professional Seminar

Learning aspects of professional development in the field of cinema. Through workshops and assignments students will learn of the many opportunities found within all areas of production. Guests will help inform the students of professional options and expectations. Topics will include: crew work, fund raising, marketing festivals, low budget filmmaking, and alternative venues. Students may have an internship concurrently with this course. Formerly FILM 3920.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 6.00 total credit hours.
Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of CINE 2500 (minimum grade D-).
Recommended: Cinema Studies majors only.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Production

CINE 3940 (1-6) Cinema Studies Internship

Provides students with professional internship experiences with film, video, new media production companies, governmental agencies, production units, audio recording studios and new media industries. Students will be responsible for securing their own internship position. Formerly FILM 3940.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 9.00 total credit hours.
Requisites: Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Recommended: Prerequisite CU GPA of at least 2.00 and upper-division standing and a 3.00 GPA as a BA or BFA Cinema Studies major.
Grading Basis: Pass/Fail
Additional Information: Departmental Category: Production

CINE 3990 (1) Film Practicum

Offers creative and technical experience in aspects of film, video and media production for students in the BFA track and BA production emphasis. Students earn credit by working in any number of "crew" positions for Upper Division Production, MFA productions or faculty projects under the supervision of the course instructor. Formerly FILM 3990.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 3.00 total credit hours. Allows multiple enrollment in term.
Grading Basis: Pass/Fail
Additional Information: Departmental Category: Production

CINE 4000 (3) Advanced Digital Postproduction

Through projects, discussions and screenings, explores the advanced practices and aesthetics of computer-based moving-image art editing. Topics include how to edit and manage a postproduction cycle, how to use digital editing systems and capabilities such as compositing, digital audio, and optical effects treatments. Cannot be taken simultaneously with CINE 3400 or CINE 4400.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ARTF 5000
Requisites: Requires prerequisite courses CINE 1502 and CINE 2000 or CINE 2300 and CINE 2500 and CINE 3400 or CINE 4400 (all minimum grade D-). Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Production

CINE 4001 (3) Screening Race, Class & Gender in the U.S. and the Global Borderland

Engaging with the ways in which racial, class, gender and sexual oppression intersect, this class examines several film productions by and about diasporic and subaltern subjects (especially children and women) in the U.S./Mexico borderlands, and the urban ethnic metropoles of the global borderlands.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ETHN 4001 and ETHN 5001
Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of ETHN 2001 (minimum grade D-).
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: History

CINE 4003 (3) Film and Literature

Explores similarities and differences between literature and film as narrative arts. Studies several novels, short stories and plays and films made from them. Examines problems in point of view, manipulation of time, tone, structure, and setting.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ARTF 5003
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Topics

CINE 4004 (3) Topics in Film Theory

Provides topic-centered analyses of controversial areas in film theory. Students read extensive materials in the topic area, analyze and summarize arguments as presented in the literature, write "position" papers and make oral presentations in which they elaborate their own arguments about specific assigned topic, establishing critical dialogue with the primary materials.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: HUMN 4004 and ARTF 5004
Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 6.00 total credit hours.
Requisites: Restricted to students with 57-180 credits (Junior or Senior) Cinema Studies or Humanities (HUMN) majors only.
Recommended: Prerequisite FILM 3051.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Intensive and Small Courses

CINE 4005 (3) Screenwriting Workshop: Short Form

A writing intensive course that focuses on the art of the short form screenplay. Students will complete regular writing exercises, presentations, and several short scripts. Formerly FILM 4005.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 6.00 total credit hours.
Requisites: Requires prerequisite courses of FILM 1502 and FILM 2005 or FILM 2105 (all minimum grade D-). Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors) Film (FILM or FMST) majors only.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Workshops

CINE 4010 (1-3) Topics in Film Production

Prepares students for advanced Film Studies production courses. Subject matter varies each semester. Formerly FILM 4010.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ARTF 5010
Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 9.00 total credit hours. Allows multiple enrollment in term.
Requisites: Requires prerequisite courses of CINE 1502 and CINE 2000 or CINE 2300 and CINE 2500 (all minimum grade D-). Restricted to students with 57-180 credits (Junior or Senior) Cinema Studies majors only.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Production

CINE 4021 (3) Directing/Acting for the Camera

Offers an intensive workshop that provides students with experience directing dramatic material, acting before a camera, and interpreting or adopting dramatic material for film. No experience in directing or acting required. Attendance, research and papers required. Formerly FILM 4021.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ARTF 5021
Recommended: Prerequisite FILM 1502.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: History

CINE 4023 (3) Topics in International Cinema

Focuses on major international filmmakers who have had a decisive impact on world cinema. Students will learn how directors create their own innovative body of work with specific formal and thematic patterns and will also learn to place such work within multiple frameworks that will cover film history, theory, aesthetics, philosophy and social and cultural analysis. Formerly FILM 4023.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ARTF 5023
Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 6.00 total credit hours. Allows multiple enrollment in term.
Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of FILM 1502 (minimum grade D-). Restricted to Film (FILM or FMST) or Fine Arts - Creative Arts (ARTC) majors only.
Recommended: Prerequisite FILM 3051.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Topics

CINE 4024 (3) Advanced Research Seminar

Focuses on a specific topic, director, or genre chosen by the professor. Research skills and critical thinking are emphasized. With faculty guidance, students determine individual projects and present them to the class. Class participation is mandatory. Each student submits a thorough and original research paper for a final grade. Department enforced requisite: restricted to students with 57-180 credits (Juniors or Seniors) with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Formerly FILM 4024.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ARTF 5024
Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 6.00 total credit hours.
Recommended: Prerequisites FILM 3051 and FILM 3061.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Intensive and Small Courses

CINE 4040 (3) Advanced Analog Alchemy

Investigating, developing, and re-interpreting historical approaches and processes involved in the creation of Analog motion picture works. Students will work with Analog mediums in alternative modes and unestablished ways and develop their personal process towards the goal of producing a unique moving image work to be presented in a final analog format for exhibition.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ARTF 5040
Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 6.00 total credit hours.
Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of CINE 3030 (minimum grade D-). Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.

CINE 4043 (1-3) Topics in Cinema Critical Studies

Prepares students for advanced Cinema Studies critical studies courses. Subject matter varies each semester. Formerly FILM 4043.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ARTF 5043
Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 9.00 total credit hours. Allows multiple enrollment in term.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Topics

CINE 4105 (3) Advanced Screenwriting

Introduces professional screenwriting in the form of a creative writing workshop. Admission by portfolio (see film department). Students write scenes and scripts for short films, feature treatments, etc., and are graded on a final portfolio.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ARTF 5105
Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of CINE 4005 (minimum grade D-).
Recommended: Prerequisites CINE 3051 and CINE 3061 and an approved writing sample.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Workshops

CINE 4200 (3) Flow Visualization

Explores techniques for the visualization of the physics of fluid flows including seeding with dyes, particles and bubbles, and shadowgraphy and schlieren. Reviews optics and fluid physics, especially atmospheric clouds. Assignments are student-driven, to individuals and mixed teams of graduates, undergraduates, engineering majors and photography/video majors.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: MCEN 4151, ATLS 4151, ATLS 5151, CINE 5200 and ARTF 5200
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Production

CINE 4400 (3) Digital Post-Production

Through projects, discussions, and screenings, this class explores the practices and aesthetics of computer-based moving-image art editing. Formerly FILM 4400.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ARTF 5400
Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of CINE 3525 (minimum grade D-). Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Production

CINE 4453 (3) Elective Affinities: Avant-Garde Cinema and the Arts

Traces the history and aesthetics of avant-garde/experimental films in light of similar ideas found in the other arts, particularly painting, poetry, photography and music. Topics covered include Dada and the early avant-garde; surrealism and psychodramas; Brakhage and abstract expressionism; feminist arts and film since the 1980s; the idea of the sublime in painting, music, and film; landscape in painting, photography and film; post-modernism and the cinema; queer theory, gender/identity politics and aesthetics of recent films; and specific multiple disciplinary artists such as Andy Warhol, Michael Snow, Helen Levitt and Gunvor Nelson. Formerly FILM 4453.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ARTF 5453
Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of CINE 1502 (minimum grade D-).
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Topics

CINE 4500 (3) Cinema Production 2

Advanced exploration of creative cinema production through short production and post-production projects. Course focuses on the tactics and strategies of independent cinema production leading to the completion of a BFA thesis project exploring either documentary, experimental, or narrative genres. Formerly FILM 4500.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ARTF 5500
Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 6.00 total credit hours.
Requisites: Requires prerequisite courses of CINE 3400 and CINE 3515 and CINE 3525 (all minimum grade C). Restricted to Cinema Studies majors only.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Production

CINE 4505 (3) Screenwriting Workshop: Long Form

Creative writing workshop in which students plan and write a feature-length screenplay with emphasis on format, dialogue, characterization, and story.

Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of CINE 1502 and CINE 2000 (all minimum grade D-).
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Workshops

CINE 4604 (3) Colloquium in Film Aesthetics

Seminar for the serious round table discussion and critique of film as an art form, emphasizing development of appropriate verbal and written language skills for description of film. Department enforced prerequisite: restricted to students with 57-180 credits (Juniors or Seniors) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or instructor consent required. Formerly FILM 4604.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ARTF 5604
Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 6.00 total credit hours.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities
Departmental Category: Intensive and Small Courses

CINE 4959 (3-6) Honors Senior Thesis

For exceptional Film Studies majors who wish to write an honors thesis based on independent research or creative work under the direction of a faculty member. Formerly FILM 4959.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 6.00 total credit hours.
Additional Information: Arts Sciences Honors Course
Departmental Category: Intensive and Small Courses