Studies in Film

1. How was the hand animated in the Netflix animated film I Lost my Body (Jérémy Clapin, 2019). Browse online to find the informatio. Cite your source (website or article). min. 100 words – max. 150 words 2? Genres are categories that set a list of codes and conventions; however they evolve, borrow and adapt […]

Netflix Animated Film

1. How was the hand animated in the Netflix animated film I Lost my Body (Jérémy Clapin, 2019). Browse online to find the informatio. Cite your source (website or article). min. 100 words – max. 150 words 2? Genres are categories that set a list of codes and conventions; however they evolve, borrow and adapt […]

Film Critique

Identify your selected film, including writer, director, year of release, and genre. Briefly summarize the film in which you apply your knowledge of the difference between the film’s story and its plot. Describe one of the broad theories (auteur theory, genre theory, formalist theory) and analyze your selected film through that lens. Evaluate the use […]

Historical/ Reception Analysis

In his chapter ‘The Question of Genre in Cult Film and Fandom’, Matt Hills notes that ‘what requires study’ in each ‘instance is the extent to which any “cult” is actually designated a cult, by whom, and with what further cultural repercussions or appropriations’ (Hills, 2007, p.448).     This essay should trace the history of […]

Directors and Auteur Theory

Explain auteur theory. Describe the criteria for what makes a director an auteur. Identify a director who meets the criteria posed by auteur theory Summarize briefly the ways in which this director meets those criteria using examples from at least two of the director’s films. Apply the lens of auteur theory in breaking down the […]

Back to the Future Movie Essay

Your assignment is to write a 5-7 page research paper on Back to the future movie. I will attach my outline of the paper.   In your term paper, you should present information about the making of the movie, about its success at the box office, about awards it was nominated for and/or received. Also present […]

Movie Analysis

This end-of-term written assignment (600 – 800 words, typewritten) will be an examination and analysis of a selected film clip, and the role of music—and more broadly, the role of sound—within that clip, as it interacts with the film’s visual track.  Each student will select a clip between one and three minutes in length (with […]

Media Response Essay

Choose one of the assignments below: Assignment Menu   Media Response Essay: In a 1000 word essay, respond to a piece of media assigned for the class. Make sure to include your own response to the work, as well as situating it in its historical context. What is the piece trying to say or do? How […]

Short Analysis Paper

Write a short analysis paper (750 words). Chose one of the videos we have watched (film, video, etc.) and provide a brief summary of the work in your own words, describing the techniques used to create it. Use your active viewing techniques to analyze what is happening. Write a brief history of the work, explaining […]

historical retrospective of that genre

Select ONE specific film genre and write an historical retrospective of that genre, delineating its significant contributions by examining a number of significant movie milestones in that genre. be written exclusively in the third-person voice, double-spaced, 12-point font, and be five pages minimum.   employ no less than five sources, which will include films, as […]