BA Film’s curriculum is designed to encompass all aspects of film – history, applications, technology, discourses, production, creative processes, and special topics, with each course carefully plotted, each syllabus backed up by comprehensive research, and all materials and supplements thoroughly selected.

List of Courses

Number Title Description Units
Film 10 Sining Sine (General Education Course) Film as art & social practice 3 units
Film 12 Sine Pinoy (General Education Course) Philippine cinema as art form & cultural product 3 units
Film 100 Introduction to Film Introduction to the aspects, forms, & styles of film 3 units
Film 101 Introduction to Film Production Introduction to the principles & techniques of production in film 3 units
Film 102 History of Philippine Cinema Survey of Philippine cinema from its origins to the present 3 units
Film 103 History of World Cinema History of world cinema from its beginnings to the present time.
Prereq: F100. 3 h. (1.5 lec, 1.5 lab)
3 units
Film 106 National Cinemas A critical study of the growth & development of national cinemas
Prereq: Film 100
3 units
Film 110 Basic Photography Fundamentals of photography as art & mass communication 3 units
Film 112 Advanced Photography Special projects in photography
Prereq: Film 110
3 units
Film 130 Film Genres Introduction to film genres as forms of popular culture
Prereq: Film 100
3 units
Film 131 Narrative Film Aesthetics & production techniques of the narrative film
Prereq: Film 100, Film 110
3 units
Film 132 Documentary Film History, aesthetics, critical study & production techniques of the documentary
Film
Prereq: Film 112
3 units
Film 133 Experimental Film History, aesthetics, critical study & production techniques of the experimental Film
Prereq: Film 112
3 units
Film 134 Animation Film History, aesthetics, critical study & production techniques of animation
Prereq: Film 112
3 units
Film 135 Acting Fundamentals of acting for film
Prereq: Film 100
3 units
Film 151 Scriptwriting I Principles; techniques of writing narrative & non-narrative films
Prereq: Film 131
3 units
Film 152 Scriptwriting II Writing the full-length screenplay
Prereq: Film 121
3 units
Film 153 Cinematography Principles; techniques of cinematography
Prereq: Film 121
3 units
Film 154 Editing Theory; practice of editing in film
Prereq: Film 153
3 units
Film 155 Acting Acting for cinema
Prereq: Film 131
3 units
Film 156 Production Design Theory; practice of production design for film
Prereq: Film 112
3 units
Film 157 Film Sound; Music Scoring Principles; techniques of sound & scoring for Film
Prereq: Film 112
3 units
Film 158 Directing Theory; practice of directing for film
Prereq: Film 153
3 units
Film 159 Film Production Management The managerial, financial, legal aspects of the production, promotion, marketing, exhibition of mainstream independent films, with emphasis on the Philippine context
Prereq: Film 154. 3 h. (1 lec, 2 lab)
3 units
Film 171 Film Theory Criticism Survey of film theories approaches to film, criticism
Prereq: Film 100
3 units
Film 175 Film Literature The relations between film and literature
Prereq: Film 100/ COI. 3h (1 lec, 2 lab)
3 units
Film 176 Film the Other Arts The relations between film the other arts, specifically the visual arts architecture, the performing arts, the broadcast new media arts
Prereq: Film 100/Col. 3 h. (1.5 lec, 1.5 lab)
3 units
Film 177 Women in Cinema Study of film text focusing on women as subject using feminism as framework of analysis
Prereq: Film 100/COl. 3 h. (1.5 lec, 1.5 lab)
3 units
Film 178 Queer Cinema Study of film texts focusing on the queer as subject of study with the queer theory as framework of analysis
Prereq: Film 100/COl. 3 h. (1.5 lec, 1.5)
3 units
Film 180 Film Seminar Issues perspectives in film, with emphasis on the Philippine context
Prereq: SS
3 units
Film 197 Special Projects Supervised individual productions
Prereq: SS
3 units
Film 198 Internship Supervised individual productions
Prereq: Film 114. 100 h.
3 units
Film 199 Research in Film Conceptualization design of research in film
Prereq: Comm Res 101, SS.
3 units
Film 200 Thesis Conceptualization design of research in film
Prereq: Film 199
3 units