Media Arts and Studies

Have you got a passion for creating stories with video or film? Learn how to make your own film and discover the secrets of recording and filmmaking at LdM.

Courses teach students both theory and the techniques of filmmaking. Learn to write a script and treatment, the language of images, and the figurative and narrative components of a visual story, while honing your skills in the production phase. Explore the different roles in the productions team and get hands-on experience with Final Cut Pro editing software among others.

Course Listing

The History of World Cinema: Origins to the Present
Digital Filmmaking I
The Animated Short Film
Understanding Movies: Theory and Practice
History of Animation
Digital Filmmaking II
Music and Film
Intermediate Documentary
History of Italian Cinema
Italian Cinema and Society
Dante’s Quest for Love – from the Divine Comedy to Contemporary Culture and Media
Voices of an Artist: Voyaging through Franco Zeffirelli’s World
Film Studies
Masters of Italian Cinema
Cinema of the Real: Documentary Films
Seriality: TV and Beyond
The Venice Film Festival
Intermediate Screenwriting
Video Games and Cinema

Please note that this is a selection of LdM courses. Consult the current LdM Course Schedules  for offerings by site and session, and the LdM Academic Catalog for a complete list of courses, descriptions, and prerequisites.