Note: This video is from the Fall 2007 class.
This lecture introduces film as a cultural form, an institution and an art. Beginning as a novelty without conventions, film developed a unique language and grew into an embedded social norm.
- What is Film?
- Manufactured object
- Social formation
- Think Away iPods
- The novelty of movement
- Early films and early audiences
- The Fred Ott Principle
- Three Phases of Media Evolution
- Technical Advance
- "And there was Charlie"—Film as a cultural form