The Moving Image

ART X 441.56

Half-lecture, half-projects and critique, this course will bring participants together to identify individual interests and develop video practices for exploring and expressing ideas.


What you can learn.

  • Get hands-on experience in creating video artworks in a variety of forms
  • Understand basic and advanced editing techniques using Final Cut Pro X (shifting time, stabilization, basic color)
  • Learn the usage of core visual linguistic tools to produce meaning within artworks
  • Discuss major artists working in the medium of video

About this course:

How can the moving image be used as an effective medium within the contemporary arts landscape? This course will explore how video and experimental film have been used to create powerful works of art which have the capacity to offer challenging questions and evoke strong emotions. In the course we will discover that just like photography, painting, or sculpture, the moving image has its own set of parameters that artists can utilize for expression and communication. Students will conceptualize and complete at least two new time-based artworks. Screening materials will be provided in advance of class and reading materials will be supplementary to enhance understanding. Discussion and instruction will take place over Zoom.

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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