Film Analysis and Image Aesthetics

Documentary Film Studies
5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP + 3,0 OT

Lecturer
- Nuno Manuel Guerreiro Sena

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
a) Understand the meaning of Film Analysis
b) Develop critical and analysis skills
c) Understanding the relationship with other areas of Analysis (History of Art, Literature)
d) Mastering the analysis methods
e) Know the development of film analysis and Film Studies

Program
1. The notion of Critic and Analysis
2. Analysis tools and techniques
3. Textual Analysis
4. Structuralism
5. Film as a narrative
6. Image and Sound analysis
7. Psychoanalytic film analysis

Evaluation Methodology
Attendance and participation in class (30%); Coursework developed throughout the year (20%) and final assignment consisting of a film analysis (50%)

Bibliography
- Aumont, J. e Marie, M. (2009). A Análise do Filme. Lisboa: Texto e Grafia

Method of interaction
A- Lectures
B- Tutorials

Software used in class
Cinemetrics.