At a glance
- Learn how to critique a film
- Discover hidden treasures from the Cinematic world
- Enjoy professional film education from the comfort of your own home
- Taught by an award winning industry professional
Director George D’Amato takes you on a cinema studies adventure with some of his favourites. Film is an incredibly expressive medium. From documentaries to Hollywood blockbusters, movies can be rich in symbolism revealing greater truths about the political and social climate in which they were made.
What will you Learn?
Each week George will share a special film. Relevant cinema study will be followed by an engaging & lively discussion. Learn to watch & analyze these note worthy films like a critic. Entertain different points of view. Directors and writers can see how script points & story arcs really resonate with viewers.
From crime and betrayal to love, hope and redemption, it will be a virtual film feast. Please have a current Netflix account and Criterion membership Get ready to be busy. 5 weeks. 2 hours per week. Films are not seen in class. Class time is devoted to discussing the film.
Week 1: What is cinema studies? What makes a classic film. How do we watch films and what to look for. First film assigned to watch.
Week 2: Discussion of assigned film.
Week 3: Discussion of assigned film.
Week 4: Discussion of assigned film.
Week 5: Discussion of assigned film. Wrap up.