Special Topics in Cinematic Storytelling

A black and white photo of movie hall with rows of wodden chairs.

A movie hall in Los Angeles, circa 1947. (Image courtesy of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

MAS.845

As Taught In

Spring 2004

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

This seminar explores approaches to representation for distributed cinematic storytelling. The relationship between story creation and story appreciation is analyzed. Readings are drawn from literary and cinematic criticism, as well as from descriptions of interactive, distributed works. Students analyze a range of storytelling techniques; they develop a proposal using visualization techniques; and they prototype a working story experience, culminating in a final project displayed at the end of the semester.

Davenport, Glorianna, and Barbara Barry. MAS.845 Special Topics in Cinematic Storytelling, Spring 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/media-arts-and-sciences/mas-845-special-topics-in-cinematic-storytelling-spring-2004 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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