2017-2018 / CINE0041-1

Issues relating to aesthetics of the image


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in performing arts (120 ECTS) ((Master international))5 crédits 
 Master in history of art and archaeology : general (120 ECTS)5 crédits 
 Master in performing arts (120 ECTS)5 crédits 


Dick Tomasovic

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

This theoretical course aims at laying out the foundations of the aesthetic approach to cinema and more largely to images. The course dedicates itself to a series of problems around the question of the representation of the space in the cinema. Surface, depth, 3-D, attraction and other notions will be envisaged through the analysis of films.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Provide students with a solid theoretical framework on issues of aesthetics.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills


Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Students must hand in a written file by the end of the year.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

See : http://cipl82.philo.ulg.ac.be/horaires

Recommended or required readings

Recommanded reading :
Antoine Gaudin, L'Espace cinématographique, Esthétique et dramaturgie, Pars, Armand Colin, 2015.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination bearing on the student's essay.

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks

Le Cinemascope n'est pas un format fait pour filmer les hommes, mais les serpents ou les enterrements.
Fritz Lang


Dick Tomasovic
Théorie et pratique des arts du spectacle Département des Arts et sciences de la Communication Faculté de Philosophie et Lettres Université de Liège Place du XX août, 7 4000 Liège Belgique 32 4 366 32 88 ou 3279 (secrétariat) dick.tomasovic@ulg.ac.be