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Spring 2015

Mark Berrettini

TA 383 Film History III
The Oxford History of World Cinema. Ed. Geoffrey Nowell-Smith, ISBN:  0198742428

Amy Borden

FILM 299
At the beginning of the quarter, you will be asked to purchase two DVDs.

1.            Stam, Robert. Film Theory: An Introduction. New York: Wiley-Blackwell, 2000. ISBN: 978-0631206545

2.            Bordwell, David. The Way Hollywood Tells It: Story and Style in Modern Movies. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006. ISBN: 9780520246225

FILM 370

1.            Rich, Ruby B. New Queer Cinema: The Director’s Cut. Raleigh, NC: Duke University Press, 2014. ISBN: 978-0-822-35428-4. You must order this edition.

2.            Mennel, Barbara. Queer Cinema: Schoolgirls, Vampires and Gay Cowboys. New York: Wallflower Press, 2012. ISBN: 978-0-231-16313-2.

Seth Nehil

TA 360 TOP: Sound Design
Audio-Vision by Michel Chion, Columbia University Press, ISBN 0-231-07899-4.

Winter 2015

Mark Berrettini

FILM 131 Film Analysis
Film Art: An Introduction, Tenth Edition by David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson, McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 978-0-07-353510-4.

Amy Borden

FILM 382 (381, 383) Film History I
The Oxford History of World Cinema. Ed. Geoffrey Nowell-Smith, ISBN:  0198742428

FILM 4/586 TOP: American Avant-Garde Film
Arthur, Paul. Line of Sight: American Avant-Garde Film Since 1965. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005. ISBN: 0816642656

Sitney, P. Adams. Visionary Film: The American Avant Garde, 1943-2000. Third Edition. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. ISBN: 019514886X.

Moore, Rachel.  Hollis Frampton (nostalgia).  London:  Afterall Books, 2006. ISBN: 1846380014

Rees, A.L. A History of Experimental Film and Video. Second Edition. London: BFI Press, ISBN: 1844574369.

Kristin Hole

FILM 331U UNDERSTANDING MOVIES (001)
The Film Experience: An Introduction, Timothy Corrigan and Patricia White. 3rd ed. (Bedford/St. Martin's Press) ISBN: 0312681708

FILM 370 (003) FILM NOIR 1940-1960
More than Night: Film Noir and its Contexts, James Naremore (University of California Press) ISBN: 0520254023

FILM 370 (005) TRANSNATIONAL CINEMA
Transnational Cinema, The Film Reader, Elizabeth Ezra and Terry Rowden, eds. (Routledge) ISBN: 0415371589

Fall 2014

Mark Berrettini

FILM 480 Film Theory
Film Theory: An Introduction by Robert Stam, Blackwell Publishing. ISBN:978-0-6312-0654-5
The Film Theory Reader by Marc Fustenau, Routledge. ISBN: 978-0-415-49322-2

J. Bills

FILM 360: VFX Aftereffects
Required
Adobe After Effects CC Visual Effects and Compositing Studio Techniques
by Mark Christiansen, Adobe Press.  ISBN:  978-0321934697

Optional
Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects: Essential and Advanced Techniques, 5th Edition, Version CS5 by Chris and Trish Meyer, Focal Press.  ISBN:  978-0240814155

Amy Borden

FILM 131 Film Analysis
Film Art: An Introduction, Tenth Edition by David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson, McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 978-0-07-353510-4.

FILM 299 SPST: Classical Theory
Bazin, Andre. What is Cinema? Volume 1. 1967. Trans. Hugh Gray. Berkeley: University of
California Press, 2005. ISBN: 9780520242272

Bazin, Andre. What is Cinema? Volume 2. 1967. Trans. Hugh Gray. Berkeley: University of
California Press, 2005. ISBN: 9780520242289

Turvey, Malcolm. Doubting Vision: Film and the Revelationist Tradition. New York: Oxford University
Press, 2008. ISBN:  0195320980

FILM 381 (382, 383) Film History I
The Oxford History of World Cinema. Ed. Geoffrey Nowell-Smith, ISBN:  0198742428

Nina Spiegel
TA 362U CONTEMPORARY DANCE 1920 TO PRESENT
Dils, Ann, and Ann Cooper Albright, eds. Moving History/Dancing Cultures: A Dance History Reader, Wesleyan University Press