University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Spring 2018

Subject: Film & Television Studies

FTS 008 - Dev Motion Pct II:1930-1960

Introduction to basic film history, theory, and analytical skills. An historical overview of international cinema from the onset of sound to 1960.

FTS 010 - Dev Motion Pct III:1960-2000

Introduction to basic film history, theory, and analytical skills. An historical overview of international cinema from 1960 until 2000.

FTS 122 - Film/TV Genre and Auteur

An investigation into the theoretical and historical circumstances surrounding the production of film and/or television genres, or the work of a particular auteur. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.

FTS 123 - Global Studies in Film/TV

Investigations of nation and identity in film and/or television approached in their specific cultural, historical, and theoretical terms. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.

FTS 133 - Stds Docmntry/Avant-garde Cinm

Explorations into various issues, ideas, and movements within documentary and avant-garde cinema. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.

FTS 134 - Cntmpry Topics in Film/TV

Explorations into various issues, ideas, and movements within contemporary film and/or television. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.

FTS 142 - Film & Video Production II

Intermediate topics in film and video production. Topics vary with instructor, and may include editing, lighting, use of sound, etc. Prerequisite: FTS 141.

FTS 144 - Screenwriting I

An investigation of screenwriting practice and a screenwriting workshop. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.

FTS 192 - Internship

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Departmental permission required. Offered at department discretion. Only three credits can be applied to the Film and Television Studies major. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.

FTS 198 - Independent Study

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Departmental permission required. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.

FTS 272 - Seminar in Film/Television

Advanced level investigations into the critical study of film and/or television. The topic will be the professor's choice. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: FTS 121 and one of the following: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, FTS 010.