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The is a representative list of courses offered by the department and should not be used for schedule planning. For accurate and up-to-date course listings and information, Duke students should log into ACES.

Summer I 2017

Course Title Instructor Section Time Room
AMI 205
Contemporary Documentary Films Kipervaser, Anna 01 MTuTh 03:30 PM-05:35 PM Perkins 060

Course Description

Integrated with the films and filmmakers of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. The art form, style, and technology of contemporary documentary films. Issues of autonomy and power, politics, and public policies. Analysis of outstanding films from around the world. Presentations and discussions by filmmakers. Instructor: Staff
AMI 210
Film Genres Mueller, Lauren 01 MTuTh 02:00 PM-04:05 PM Perkins 070

Course Description

A historical survey of motion picture genre as a stylistic and narrative device, including comedy, horror, the musical, the western, and science fiction. Instructor: Staff
AMI 306S
Writing The Movie Russing, Cole 01 MTuTh 03:30 PM-05:35 PM Perkins 079

Course Description

Theory and practice of the process of writing for the screen. Exploration of visual storytelling; analysis of screenplays and movies; developing original stories into screenplay format. Projects: writing and presenting treatments, outlines and scenes. Instructor: Hawkins
AMI 320S
Film Animation Production Herbert, Douglas 01 MTuTh 12:30 PM-02:35 PM Perkins 060

Course Description

Experimentation with various media; mastering animation techniques such as metamorphosis, timing, articulation, storytelling, sound design, special effects, and camera. Each student to produce a one-minute animated film on the Oxberry 16mm film animation stand. Not open to students who have taken this course as Film/Video/Digital 102S. Instructor: Staff
AMI 331S
Doc Exper: A Video Appr Hawkins, Gary 01 MTuTh 02:00 PM-04:05 PM Smith Wrhs 228

Course Description

A documentary approach to the study of local communities through video production projects assigned by the course instructor. Working closely with these groups, students explore issues or topics of concern to the community. Students complete an edited video as their final project. Not open to students who have taken this course as Film/Video/Digital 105S. Instructor: Hawkins
AMI 390S
Sp Top: Film & Dig Vid Prod Laubender, Carolyn 01 MTuTh 02:00 PM-04:05 PM Perkins 065

Course Description

An in-depth investigation of a particular production technology combined with an emphasis on an aesthetic or theoretical strategy. Exploration of lighting, cinematography, directing for camera, and/or nonlinear post-production techniques. Instructor: Staff
AMI 390S
Sp Top: Film & Dig Vid Prod Jaramillo, Laura 04 MTuTh 03:30 PM-05:35 PM Allen 318

Course Description

An in-depth investigation of a particular production technology combined with an emphasis on an aesthetic or theoretical strategy. Exploration of lighting, cinematography, directing for camera, and/or nonlinear post-production techniques. Instructor: Staff
AMI 390S
Sp Top: Film & Dig Vid Prod Hansen, Mark 05 MTuTh 03:30 PM-05:35 PM Perkins 085

Course Description

An in-depth investigation of a particular production technology combined with an emphasis on an aesthetic or theoretical strategy. Exploration of lighting, cinematography, directing for camera, and/or nonlinear post-production techniques. Instructor: Staff
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