cod. 1006262

Academic year 2023/24
1° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Cinema, fotografia e televisione (L-ART/06)
Attività formative affini o integrative
Type of training activity
30 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

The course aims to provide students with the necessary tools for a theoretical approach to the nature of the staging of the moving image, with particular attention to cinematographic costume and cinematographic scenography.

Knowledge and understanding:
Students will develop knowledge and understanding in the field of cinema professions through different tools (volumes, articles, films and multimedia materials), refining the ability to move within the perimeter of advanced research in the field of cinema and media.

Applied knowledge and understanding:
students will be able to apply knowledge and understanding skills to the complex panorama of film studies and contemporary media, developing reasoning skills that will allow considerable mobility in the theoretical study of our media experience. In particular, adequate skills will be developed both to conceive and support arguments and to solve problems in the field of cinema theory.

Autonomy of judgment:
students will develop skills in collecting and interpreting data useful for determining independent judgments in the field of cinema and media theory, including cross-cutting reflections on cultural, historical and aesthetic issues.

Communication skills:
at the end of the course, students will be able to communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions to specialist and non-specialist interlocutors

Ability to learn:
At the end of the course, students will develop the learning skills necessary to refine, with a high degree of autonomy, their studies in the field of cinema and media, both in view of the possible continuation of post-graduate studies, and in the case of marketability in the world. professional.


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Course unit content

The course reflects on the relationships between the cinematographic character and his / her envelope in international cinema and audiovisual with reference to the forms of representation of the costume through cinema, art history, photography and digital art.
The course will host a series of seminars with guests dedicated to the evolution of film theories.

Full programme

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- Sara Martin, "L'abito necessario. Fili trame e costumi nel cinema e nella televisione", Diabasis 2022
- Mariapia Comand, Augusto Sainati (a cura di) "Storia del cinema italiano", Pearson, 2022
- teaching material provided by the teacher and made available on the Elly platform, relating to the seminars on the evolution of film theories.
-filmography provided by the teacher and made available on the Elly platform.

Teaching methods

Lessons in mixed mode. During the course some films will be presented and students will be provided with a list of films to see in support of the issues addressed in class.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination. During the exam, knowledge of the contents discussed in the classroom and the volumes and articles on the exam program will be verified. In addition to the knowledge of the contents, the student's ability to present himself and his ability and breadth of reasoning will be evaluated.
A failure rating is determined by a lack of knowledge of the minimum course content. A sufficient evaluation (18-23 / 30) is determined by an acceptable level of preparation by the student of the evaluation indicators listed above; the average scores (24-27 / 30) are assigned to the student who proves to have a more than sufficient (24-25 / 30) or good (26-27 / 30) level of the evaluation indicators listed above, the highest scores ( from 28/30 to 30/30 and honors) are awarded based on the demonstration of a level from excellent to excellent.

Other information

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