FAVS 352: Ethics of Film and Video

FAVS 352-003: Ethics of Film and Video
(Fall 2024)

05:55 PM to 07:10 PM TR

Innovation Hall 206

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

An examination of ethical issues associated with image production and consumption. Topics include the technological development of the film apparatus, privacy, the pursuit of objectivity, excess, consent, and representing others. All issues highlight the increasingly sophisticated and powerful role of film and media authorship. Students will develop a more complex view of the ethics of screen representation (both fiction and nonfiction) and be encouraged to take stock of the ethics of their own media literacy.Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Synthesis
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion or concurrent enrollment in all other required Mason Core courses and completion of 21 credits within the Film program.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: ((ENGH 302C, 302XS, HNRS 360C, 360XS, 361C or 361XS) and (FAVS 250C or 250XS) and (FAVS 255C or 255XS) and (FAVS 280C or 280XS)).
C Requires minimum grade of C.
XS Requires minimum grade of XS.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Film and Video Studies.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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