CINE 19 Documentary, New Media and Society (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Examine some of the best current political documentaries and explore how emerging technologies have revolutionized documentary cinema practice. Using the films, critical writings, and original projects, students will investigate the relevance and impact of documentary filmmaking in the context of social networks, blogs, games, cell phones, and 3d virtual communities.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Evaluate the significance of the effects of digital technology on the creation, distribution and uses of contemporary documentary cinema in the context of film history.
- Outcome 2: Evaluate the significance of mobile cinema and the impact of multi-platform technologies on film form and aesthetics.
- Outcome 3: Analyze in depth a diverse collection of non-fiction media, including, but not limited to full-length political documentary, short-form film, and mobile cinema content.