Spring 2020

Course Number Title Course Description Instructor
AMI 190S SPECIAL TOPICS IN FILM STUDIES Special topics in film studies. Seminar version. Instructor: Staff Lukin, Vladimir
AMI 205 CONTEMPORARY DOCUMENTARY FILMS Integrated with the films and filmmakers of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. The art form... Pesci, Colleen
AMI 206S CINEMA OF CONFLICT Exploration of cinematic representations of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Examines history and... Silver, Jake
AMI 208S SILENT FILM The founding generation of cinema: 30-40 years in which the art form emerges, matures, and produces... Whiteside, Thomas B
AMI 210 FILM GENRES A historical survey of motion picture genre as a stylistic and narrative device, including comedy,... Sudak, Jason
AMI 214S DOCUMENTING BLACK EXPERIENCES Interpretations of the black diaspora in documentary film from slavery to the present.... Tyson, Timothy
AMI 215 ANIMATED FILM Evolution of animation from the philosophical "toys" of the late eighteenth century to the major... Herbert, Douglas
AMI 237 AMERICA FROM ABROAD: LIT & CIN This course explores the portrayals of America, especially the United States, from authors and... Ziolkowski, Saskia
AMI 254 ITALIAN CINEMA Introduction course to Italian cinema including silent films, Neorealism, fascist productions,... Dainotto, Roberto
AMI 257 CONTEMPORARY ISRAELI CINEMA A comparative approach to Israeli cinema, in the context of American and European cinemas. Cinema... Rachkovsky, Tamar
AMI 266S POETIC CINEMA Inquiry into sources of "resonance" in international cinema with emphasis on films from Asia and... Khanna, Satendra
AMI 268 CHINESE IM/MIGRATION Comparative examination of contemporary China's "floating population" of migrant labor, and of... Rojas, Carlos
AMI 268S 21ST CENT EAST EUROPEAN FILM Examines the major thematic focus of East European filmmakers in the 21st century: their efforts to... Duda, Paulina
AMI 273 RELIGION AND FILM A study of the relationship between motion pictures and religion. Focus on the comparative... Coates, Andrew
AMI 290S SPECIAL TOPICS IN FILM STUDIES Seminar version of Arts of the Moving Image 290. Instructor: Staff Hansen, Mark
AMI 296S ARTS ENTREPRENEURSHIP Student teams work on specific arts-based entrepreneurial projects. Teams comprised of students... Green, Douglas
AMI 301S MOVING IMAGE PRACTICE Film and digital video production in conjunction with the history and theory of these technologies... Pesci, Colleen
AMI 301S MOVING IMAGE PRACTICE Film and digital video production in conjunction with the history and theory of these technologies... Riazati, Sarah
AMI 302S ADAPTATION Theory and practice of the process of adaptation of serious literary works of fiction to screenplay... McAuliffe, Jody
AMI 303S WRITING THE SHORT FILM In-depth study of the short format movie. Development of short film concept and script, including... Hawkins, Gary
AMI 306S WRITING THE MOVIE Theory and practice of the process of writing for the screen. Exploration of visual storytelling;... Russing, Cole L
AMI 307S THEORY TODAY Introduction to major areas of research in Global Cultural Studies with focus on specific... Bassiri, Nima
AMI 308 HIST PHOTO 1839-PRESENT Major artists and movements in the history of the photographic medium, including visual and... Bass, Patricia
AMI 308S HASHTAGS MEMES, DIGITAL TRIBES Tracks digital life and creative expression of groups online in a close study of images, captions... Mottahedeh, Negar
AMI 310S ACTING FOR THE CAMERA Introduction to film and television acting. Consent of instructor required. Instructor: Staff Klein, Talya
AMI 320S FILM ANIMATION PRODUCTION Experimentation with various media; mastering animation techniques such as metamorphosis, timing,... Herbert, Douglas
AMI 322S MOTION GRAPHICS An exploration of techniques and theoretical approaches to motion graphics, animation and post-... Riazati, Sarah
AMI 323L INTERACTIVE GRAPHICS Introduction to interactive graphics programming for artists. Explores object-oriented programming... Olson, Mark
AMI 323L INTERACTIVE GRAPHICS Introduction to interactive graphics programming for artists. Explores object-oriented programming... Olson, Mark
AMI 331S DOC EXPER: A VIDEO APPR A survey of the forms that seriality has taken: from Arabian Nights and Journey to the West, to... Hawkins, Gary
AMI 334S PRODUCING DOCU-FICTION Investigation of hybrid, genre-defying films that question traditional definitions of documentary... Gibson, Joshua
AMI 340S EXPERIMENTAL FILMMAKING The history of avant-garde in film and video combined with production exercises. Instructor: Staff Sudak, Jason
AMI 343S DANCE FOR THE CAMERA The choreographic and bodily experience essential to dance for the camera. Hands on experience in... Valdés, Andrea
AMI 352 3D MODELING AND ANIMATION Basic concepts of 3D modeling and animation; fundamentals of computer geometry; knowledge of basic... Salvatella De Prada, Raquel
AMI 355S CINEMATOGRAPHY In-depth investigation of cinematographic techniques and principles for motion picture production.... Milligan, Stephen
AMI 366S VIDEO JOURNALISM Theories and concepts of television broadcasting; writing and editing for electronic media; issues... Owens, Lynn
AMI 410S TRAUMA IN ASIA Space and Trauma across Asia. Introduces theoretical framework of "trauma discourse;" examines how... Lamarre, Thomas
AMI 416S UNDERSTANDING MEDIATION Examines experience as always mediated. How does text mediate expression, or language mediate... Hadjioannou, Markos
AMI 420S POLITICAL CINEMA IN LATIN AMER What counts as "political cinema"? What are the possible relations between cinema and politics,... Furtado, Gustavo
AMI 423S CITY STORIES, EASTERN EUROPE Explores the multicultural histories, landmarks, and architectural styles of these four major... Duda, Paulina
AMI 438S TECHNO-ORIENTALISM Course examines global Science Fiction genres in literature, film, and social media as case studies... Kwon, Nayoung
AMI 450S NARRATIVE PROJECTS Focus on narrative film and video techniques, from script to realization. Exercises in production... Haverkamp, James
AMI 490S SPECIAL TOPICS IN AMI Advanced special topics investigation of major concepts and principles in arts of the moving image... Dooney, Phyllis
AMI 496S ARTSVIS/AMI SENIOR CAPSTONE Senior capstone seminar focusing on Visual Arts practice and theory, Arts of the Moving Image... Seaman, William
AMI 522 ECO-MEDIA This course explores film, photography, online media, museum and artistic productions about the... Litzinger, Ralph
AMI 549S TECHNO-ORIENTALISM Course examines global Science Fiction genres in literature, film, and social media to understand... Kwon, Nayoung
AMI 575S GENERATIVE MEDIA AUTHORSHIP Covers Generative Media in all its forms. Lectures, workshops, discussions, one semester-length... Seaman, William
AMI 610S BASIC CONCEPTS IN CINEMA Review of theory, methodology, and debates in study of film under three rubrics: mode of production... Mottahedeh, Negar
AMI 632 NATIONAL CINEMAS Films, documentaries, television series, and soap operas produced in mainland China in the post-Mao... Hong, Guo-Juin
AMI 692S CINEMATOGRAPHY In-depth investigation of cinematographic techniques and principles for motion picture production.... Milligan, Stephen
AMI 701S EXPERIMENTAL FILMMAKING Graduate level course covering the history of avant-garde in film and video combined with... Sudak, Jason
AMI 708S THE SILENT FILM In-depth study of the short format movie. Development of short film concept and script, including... Whiteside, Thomas B
AMI 722S MOTION GRAPHICS An exploration of techniques and theoretical approaches to motion graphics, animation and post-... Riazati, Sarah
AMI 751S NARRATIVE PROJECTS Development and production of short narrative film projects. Project-based course taking short film... (Staff)
AMI 794L INTERACTIVE GRAPHICS Interactive graphics programming for artists. This class explores object-oriented programming via... Olson, Mark
AMI 794L INTERACTIVE GRAPHICS Interactive graphics programming for artists. This class explores object-oriented programming via... Olson, Mark
AMI 89S FIRST YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Ziolkowski, Saskia