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Continuing Education

Introduction to Film Analysis

February 24, 2022

18:00 p.m. to 19:30 p.m. EST

$75.00

Number of Weeks: 3
Every Thursday – February 24, March 3, and March 10

Film is one of the greatest communicators that connects audiences through storytelling. Join us as we explore different methods to analyze films – from visuals on the screen, to the music, and the narrative itself. Register today!

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Location: Webinar

Description

People are innately storytellers. Though the art of conveying a story has changed through the generations, audiences still look to be fulfilled through storytelling. Today, film is one of the greatest communicators that connects audiences around central themes, evokes emotional responses, and gives us a vehicle to reflect on our own values.

In this course, we’ll use different methods to analyze Hollywood films. From the visuals on the screen, to the music, and the narrative itself, we’ll apply a variety of film theories to derive meaning. Classes will be approximately 70% lecture with short video clips and 30% facilitated discussion.

Facilitator: Claire Sears — B.A. (Hons.) in Communications: Media, Culture, and Society (Brock University) and an M.Ed in Adult Education and Community Development (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto).

With over 15 years’ experience in community theatre and film, the arts play a significant role in shaping Claire’s perspective of the world. As a passion project, Claire educates about film, pop culture, and social media, and the ways different media move us on a personal level. Areas of particular interest include: film theory (cultural analysis, auteur theory), semiotics, and local pop culture.

Claire holds a B.A. (Hons.) in Communications: Media, Culture, and Society (Brock University) and an M.Ed in Adult Education and Community Development (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto). As a corporate trainer, Claire has been working in the healthcare industry for nearly a decade. By day, she trains healthcare professionals on digital systems that support patient care.

Event Details

Day 1:

Start time: 18:00 p.m.

End time: 19:30 p.m.

Venue: Webinar