Film Programming module in MA Film Studies (Tom Vincent & Mark Goodall, University of Bradford, 2013/14)

University of Bradford, Bradford School of Media
EM4059D Film Programming
Level 7: 20 credits
Semester 1 – 2013/14
Module Co-ordinator: Mark Goodall
Module Associate: Tom Vincent

Schedule of Work/Topics

  1. Introduction to Module
  2. Lecture: Screening and programming task
  3. Lecture: Programmers in context: Henri Langlois and Amos Vogel
  4. Lecture: Film Festival programme case studies
  5. Tutorials
  6. Screening (LAPI), programming practice in the digital age
  7. Film festivals in context, geopolitics and curation
  8. Distribution and sales (Universal)
  9. Reading tutorials
  10. Discussion of programme ideas, consultation
  11. Presentations
  12. Presentations

Key Texts

  • Mark Jancovich, The Place of the Audience: Cultural Geographies of Film Consumption (London: BFI Modern Classics)
  • Alex Marlow-Mann, Film Festival Yearbook 5: Archival Film Festivals (St Andrews Film Studies)
  • Scott MacDonald, Amos Vogel, Cinema 16: Documents Toward a History of the Film Society: Documents Towards a History of the Film Society (Philadelphia: Temple University Press)
  • Richard Roud,  A Passion for Films: Henri Langlois and the Cinémathèque Française, (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press)
  • Richard Porton (ed), On Film Festivals: 03 (Dekalog) (London: Wallflower Press)
  • Marijke de Valck, Film Festivals: From European Geopolitics to Global Cinephilia, (Amsterdam University Press)

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