Film, TV and Media History

The course illustrates the development of audiovisual media by means of relevant historical periods and analyzes to what extent technological leaps, societal/political conditions and market constellations have influenced each other. It will also show the concrete influence of content-related and esthetical innovation on national and international markets.

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Monaco, James, Film verstehen, 2009, ISBN-10: 3-499-62538-5 , S 810 , Deutsch, Rowohlt Taschenbuch Kapitel 4 – Cinema: Die Ästhetik, S 3 Empfehlung: Nowell-Smith, Geoffrey, Geschichte des internationalen Films, 2006, ISBN-10: 3-476-02164-5, S 794, Deutsch, Metzler ausgewählte Kapitel

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Applied methods including macro and micro levels of teaching. Macro methods are analyses of history and environment. Micro methods are keynote lectures,film examples and discussions. Students work in the plenum. Academic success depends on the presence of the students in the lectures.

Assessment methods and criteria

Final written exam (100 points in total).

Prerequisites and co-requisites

none

Infos

Degree programme

Film-, TV-, & Media Production (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

2.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Full-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

1 WS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

After the successful completion of this course the students will be able to describe the major international developments in film and media history from the early days of film at the end of the 19th century until now. They will possess solid expert knowledge of film history and will understand the influence of technical development on film and media production. The students will be able to analyze in what way economic, political or technical developments and stylistic periods in the history of film are linked.

Course code

0702-11-01-VZ-DE-05