FTVM 190 - First-Year Film Seminar
Winter 2022, Section 001 - "What Are You Laughing At?" - Television/Internet Sketch Comedy
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Film, Television, and Media Std (FTVM)
Department: LSA Film, Television, and Media
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Lab Fee:
35.00
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

From TV’s earliest history to the TV and internet of today, short sketch comedy has been an integral part of television programming, This course explores forms of sketch comedy and techniques for sketch writing. Students will think critically about sketch form and content and gain practice generating ideas and writing comedy sketches.

Course Requirements:

Assessment for the course includes short pitch/presentation assignments and critical reflections (40 %), a sketch script written in two drafts (50 %), and participation in class meetings/discussion and feedback (10%).

Class Format:

This course will function as a writing seminar. Instruction will consist of lectures, short student presentations, and in-class discussion and critique of peer writing.  There are no quizzes or tests in the course.  The course will meet two times a week for 1.5 hours per meeting. 
 

Schedule

FTVM 190 - First-Year Film Seminar
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
34786
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9Enrollment Management
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (SEM)
 In Person
34886
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1Y1
3Enrollment Management
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
003 (SEM)
  Hybrid
36326
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3Enrollment Management
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM

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