MEA 101 - Television and Film Media Aesthetics - Jean Miller
|Course:||Television and Film Media Aesthetics|
Jean Miller received her BA and MS degrees from FSU and has been teaching at COC since 2005. She is a national award-winning TV writer/producer, Emmy Award winning host/ producer, and an award winning and Emmy nominated actress, with over 45 years the entertainment industry. She has performed in a wide range of theater productions around the country, as well as feature films, television programs, commercials, voiceovers, documentaries, educational, industrial and music videos, and new media web series. She is also a screenwriter and short film producer She continues to work professionally in the media entertainment arts industry and loves the opportunity to teach, share what she’s learned in her varied career, and to always learn and be inspired anew by her students.
This course survey and examines the fundamental components of cinematic art, as found in television, film and digital media. Students will learn and analyze how various dramatic, narratiave and technological conventions are used to tell stories and create meaning. Representative TV programs, films, and new digital media are viewed and discussed to understand the structure of the moving image.
What to Expect in this Course
We will meet twice weekly in person in the classroom. Students may also be watching some of the assigned videos/movies on Zoom with the instructor or on their own time.
CANVAS and ZOOM
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Types of Assessments
There are periodic quizzes, two essays and two projects that students will work on during the course. There is a short midterm and final exam.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
There is no assigned textbook.
Other Relevant Course Information
The instructor will provide links and handouts of various materials throughout the course.
This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at https://coc.instructure.com. Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:
- CanyonsID Username is your COC student email address (Ex: email@example.com)
- CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password
Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.
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Last updated: 01/13/2023 Sub#: 1531