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Semester: 1

Credits: 30

FM4108: Cinema and Media in the Digital Age

This module provides an examination of how digital technology has transformed every aspect of the film industry, and of how these transformations have subsequently affected film studies. For digital technology (computers, cameras, etc) has shaped not just the Hollywood film industry, but all film industries everywhere, at all stages of film production, distribution and exhibition, and in all genres. The module will take in a range of films and other texts from different regions, including the USA, Europe and Asia, straddling big budget spectacles, costume dramas, documentaries, games and more.

Teaching

Monday 12.00 noon - 2.00 pm, Byre Theatre Conference Room
Screenings Monday 7.00 pm - 9.30 pm, Byre Conference Room

Professor Michael Cowan (Lecturer)