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Teaching the History of Film Craft (pt. 7)

Teaching the History of Film Craft:

Syllabi
Last in a series of posts about teaching the history of below-the-line film artists (cinematographers, sound designers, etc.) and of screenwriting.

Part 1 introductory post
Part 2 scholarly books 
Part 3 video resources
Part 4 student research projects
Part 5 the theory of craft
Part 6 limtations

I have not been able to find any syllabi online that do the kind of course I'm describing - a history of editing or screenwriting or some other craft. I do know colleagues elsewhere teach courses along these lines, and some programs like NYU have them listed in their catalog.

I am sharing syllabi of the three courses I've taught: History of Cinematography, History of Sound Design, and History of Screenwriting. Of these, I've taught only the cinematography course more than once, so these syllabi can definitely use refinement. But perhaps they can provide a model for what's possible in this kind of course.

In addition to the issues I raised …

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