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The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts | Evaluated Learning Experience
Film Genres and History (THE125)
The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, 39 West 19th Street, New York, NY.
September 2004 - December 2013.
Recognize and identify various film genres; apply knowledge of genres to script analysis and audition skills.
Early film history and the development of easily recognized genres; genre as a marketing tool; genre as an acting tool; shared elements of the most popular genres: the western, romantic comedy, film noir, and war film; the film school generation. Students write an annotated research paper and deliver a 30minute presentation on a specific film genre.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Theatre, Drama, Communications, or Radio and Television (7/04) (7/07 revalidation) (6/08 revalidation).