Film and Art: Academic Practice and the Workplace

Module code: HA1115

Module co-ordinator: Dr Guy Barefoot

Module Overview

This module draws on the expertise and experience of bringing film and art to the wider public shared by staff within the Department of History of Art and Film, as well as that of those employed in cinema management and film programming, and of the Career Development Service at the University of Leicester. It will introduce students to the related but different approaches adopted within Film Studies and Art History. Building on this, students will work as a group to pitch a one day ‘Film and Art’ event and to design a web page promoting this event. This is a seminar and workshop based module which will include session on curating and programme, developing a business proposal and web design.

Teaching and Learning Methods

Lectures, skills sessions, practical exercises, group work, directed reading and guided independent research. 


Group Presentation (30%), Group Web Project (30%), Individual Essay (40%).