Departmental Notes

For course descriptions and pre-requisite information click on the subject column next to the appropriate catalog number.

THIS DEPARTMENT ENFORCES UNDERGRADUATE PREREQUISITES. Please note that the registration system may not factor in transfer work when determining if prerequisites have been met. If you are unable to register for a course and think you have met the prerequisite(s), please contact an advisor from this department to inquire about obtaining a permission code. You may be administratively dropped from a course if the prerequisite has not been met.

FILM 220 - 001 Intro to Film

FILM 220 - 001 Intro to Film

  • Class Number: 8666
  • Instructor: NELSON, ANDREW P
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $509.00
  • Seats Available: 3

FILM 250 - 004 Intro Film Production

FILM 250 - 004 Intro Film Production

  • Class Number: 15290
  • Instructor: BUXTON, EDEN M
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $675.00
  • Seats Available: 0

FILM 251 - 001 Intro Media Arts Prod

FILM 251 - 001 Intro Media Arts Prod

  • Class Number: 15291
  • Instructor: LEE, HA NA
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $599.00
  • Seats Available: 3

FILM 340 - 001 Sound for Film

FILM 340 - 001 Sound for Film

  • Class Number: 15938
  • Instructor: MAHDAVIAN, EMELIE
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $459.00
  • Seats Available: 2

FILM 452 - 001 Screenwriting I


For permission to register please contact Paul Larsen, prlarsen2000@yahoo.com

FILM 452 - 001 Screenwriting I

  • Class Number: 5474
  • Instructor: LARSEN, PAUL R
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $525.00
  • Seats Available: -4

For permission to register please contact Paul Larsen, prlarsen2000@yahoo.com

FILM 483 - 001 Screenwriting II


For permission to register please contact Paul Larsen prlarsen2000@yahoo.com.

FILM 483 - 001 Screenwriting II

  • Class Number: 10347
  • Instructor: LARSEN, PAUL R
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $525.00
  • Seats Available: -2

For permission to register please contact Paul Larsen prlarsen2000@yahoo.com.

FILM 484 - 001 Screenwriting III


For permission to register please contact Paul Larsen prlarsen2000@yahoo.com.

FILM 484 - 001 Screenwriting III

  • Class Number: 7766
  • Instructor: LARSEN, PAUL R - View Feedback
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $525.00
  • Seats Available: -5

For permission to register please contact Paul Larsen prlarsen2000@yahoo.com.

FILM 1100 - 001 Film Festival Workshop


The Sundance Film Festival runs Jan. 28- Feb. 3. The Sundance Film Festival will take place mostly online as a streaming experience.

FILM 1100 - 001 Film Festival Workshop


The Sundance Film Festival runs Jan. 28- Feb. 3. The Sundance Film Festival will take place mostly online as a streaming experience.

FILM 1110 - 001 Intro To Film


Sections 003-010 are attached to this lecture. Students will be automatically registered for this lecture section when registering for the pertinent discussion section.

FILM 1110 - 001 Intro To Film

  • Class Number:
  • Instructor: NELSON, ANDREW P - View Feedback
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: Yes
  • Fees: $25.00
  • Seats Available: 11

Sections 003-010 are attached to this lecture. Students will be automatically registered for this lecture section when registering for the pertinent discussion section.

FILM 1110 - 003 Intro To Film

FILM 1110 - 003 Intro To Film

FILM 1110 - 004 Intro To Film

FILM 1110 - 004 Intro To Film

FILM 1110 - 005 Intro To Film

FILM 1110 - 005 Intro To Film

FILM 1110 - 006 Intro To Film

FILM 1110 - 006 Intro To Film

FILM 1110 - 007 Intro To Film

FILM 1110 - 007 Intro To Film

FILM 1110 - 008 Intro To Film

FILM 1110 - 008 Intro To Film

FILM 1110 - 009 Intro To Film

FILM 1110 - 009 Intro To Film

FILM 1110 - 010 Intro To Film

FILM 1110 - 010 Intro To Film

FILM 1600 - 090 Animation:Then,Now,Next


This is an online course, which does not have a specific meeting time or location throughout the semester.  For additional information, please visit https://online.utah.edu/about-online-learning/

FILM 1600 - 090 Animation:Then,Now,Next

  • Class Number: 12320
  • Instructor: CALDWELL, CRAIG B - View Feedback
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: Yes
  • Fees: $25.00
  • Seats Available: -6

This is an online course, which does not have a specific meeting time or location throughout the semester.  For additional information, please visit https://online.utah.edu/about-online-learning/

FILM 1610 - 001 Intro to Animation

FILM 1610 - 001 Intro to Animation

  • Class Number: 8083
  • Instructor: BOGE, JORDAN J - View Feedback
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $90.00
  • Seats Available: 0

FILM 1610 - 002 Intro to Animation

FILM 1610 - 002 Intro to Animation

FILM 2240 - 001 Diversity in Film/Media


Topic: Celebrity. This course examines how celebrity is represented in relation to various aspects of social identity, particularly gender, sexuality, race, class, ethnicity, nationality, age, and dis/ability.

FILM 2240 - 001 Diversity in Film/Media

  • Class Number: 17118
  • Instructor: SINWELL, SARAH E
  • Component: Seminar
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $50.00
  • Seats Available: 2

Topic: Celebrity. This course examines how celebrity is represented in relation to various aspects of social identity, particularly gender, sexuality, race, class, ethnicity, nationality, age, and dis/ability.

FILM 2500 - 001 Intro Film Production

FILM 2500 - 001 Intro Film Production

  • Class Number: 1204
  • Instructor: BUXTON, EDEN M - View Feedback
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: --
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $150.00
  • Seats Available: 0

FILM 2500 - 002 Intro Film Production

FILM 2500 - 002 Intro Film Production

  • Class Number: 2611
  • Instructor: MCALLISTER, JAMES - View Feedback
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: --
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $150.00
  • Seats Available: 1

FILM 2500 - 003 Intro Film Production

FILM 2500 - 003 Intro Film Production

  • Class Number: 8031
  • Instructor: MCALLISTER, JAMES - View Feedback
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: --
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $150.00
  • Seats Available: 0

FILM 2500 - 004 Intro Film Production

FILM 2500 - 004 Intro Film Production

  • Class Number: 8730
  • Instructor: BUXTON, EDEN M - View Feedback
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: --
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $150.00
  • Seats Available: 0

FILM 2500 - 005 Intro Film Production


Sections 001-004 are attached to this lecture. Students will be automatically registered for this lecture section when registering for the pertinent studio section.

FILM 2500 - 005 Intro Film Production

  • Class Number:
  • Instructor: ALBERT SOBRINO, SONIA
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 1

Sections 001-004 are attached to this lecture. Students will be automatically registered for this lecture section when registering for the pertinent studio section.

FILM 2510 - 001 Intro Media Arts Prod

FILM 2510 - 001 Intro Media Arts Prod

  • Class Number: 13427
  • Instructor: LEE, HA NA - View Feedback
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $90.00
  • Seats Available: 0

FILM 2630 - 001 Intro Trad Animation

FILM 2630 - 001 Intro Trad Animation

  • Class Number: 17117
  • Instructor: EDWARDS, MICHAEL J
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $150.00
  • Seats Available: 1

FILM 2650 - 001 Storyboarding

FILM 2650 - 001 Storyboarding

  • Class Number: 13339
  • Instructor: CALDWELL, CRAIG B
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 3

FILM 3120 - 001 Film History from 1952

FILM 3120 - 001 Film History from 1952

  • Class Number: 2050
  • Instructor: SINWELL, SARAH E - View Feedback
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: Yes
  • Fees: $77.50
  • Seats Available: 2

FILM 3160 - 001 Animation Film History

FILM 3160 - 001 Animation Film History

  • Class Number: 17121
  • Instructor: PATRICK, BRIAN F - View Feedback
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $50.00
  • Seats Available: -3

FILM 3420 - 001 Sound for Film

FILM 3420 - 001 Sound for Film

  • Class Number: 6489
  • Instructor: MAHDAVIAN, EMELIE
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $150.00
  • Seats Available: 0

FILM 3520 - 001 Soc Justice Documentary


Instructor consent is required to register for this course. Please email p.martinez@utah.edu for permission to register.

FILM 3520 - 001 Soc Justice Documentary

  • Class Number: 10202
  • Instructor: MARTINEZ, PALOMA - View Feedback
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $150.00
  • Seats Available: 7

Instructor consent is required to register for this course. Please email p.martinez@utah.edu for permission to register.

FILM 3560 - 001 Grip & Lighting

FILM 3560 - 001 Grip & Lighting

FILM 3570 - 001 Digital Cinematography

FILM 3570 - 001 Digital Cinematography

  • Class Number: 10189
  • Instructor: ALBERT SOBRINO, SONIA - View Feedback
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 4.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: Yes
  • Fees: $150.00
  • Seats Available: 0

FILM 3620 - 002 Computer Animation II

FILM 3620 - 002 Computer Animation II

  • Class Number: 8400
  • Instructor: SHEN, LIEN F - View Feedback
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 4.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $90.00
  • Seats Available: 8

FILM 3630 - 001 Trad Animation II

FILM 3630 - 001 Trad Animation II

  • Class Number: 7798
  • Instructor: PECCHIA-BEKKUM, STEVEN - View Feedback
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 4.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $150.00
  • Seats Available: 15

FILM 3640 - 001 Movement thru Animation

FILM 3640 - 001 Movement thru Animation

  • Class Number: 17948
  • Instructor: EDWARDS, MICHAEL J
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $90.00
  • Seats Available: 1

FILM 3820 - 001 Short Screenplay

FILM 3820 - 001 Short Screenplay

FILM 3820 - 002 Short Screenplay

FILM 3820 - 002 Short Screenplay

  • Class Number: 17982
  • Instructor: PECCHIA-BEKKUM, STEVEN
  • Component: Seminar
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $50.00
  • Seats Available: 2

FILM 3945 - 001 Experimental Media Production

FILM 3945 - 001 Experimental Media Production

  • Class Number: 13340
  • Instructor: AKBARI, ALI
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 1

FILM 3945 - 002 Remix Culture and Practice

FILM 3945 - 002 Remix Culture and Practice

  • Class Number: 14366
  • Instructor: MARTINEZ, PALOMA
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 2

FILM 3945 - 003 Immersive Media


For permission to register for this class please complete the application found here: https://forms.gle/E4uLidLgBGggT8Sc9

FILM 3945 - 003 Immersive Media

  • Class Number: 14367
  • Instructor: LEE, HA NA
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 0

For permission to register for this class please complete the application found here: https://forms.gle/E4uLidLgBGggT8Sc9

FILM 4165 - 001 Simpsons to South Park

FILM 4165 - 001 Simpsons to South Park

FILM 4580 - 001 Producing Indie Film


This is a Hybrid course, which uses a mixture of online, face-to-face, and technology enhanced instruction.

FILM 4580 - 001 Producing Indie Film

  • Class Number: 14368
  • Instructor: MAHDAVIAN, EMELIE - View Feedback
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $148.95
  • Seats Available: 2

This is a Hybrid course, which uses a mixture of online, face-to-face, and technology enhanced instruction.

FILM 4590 - 001 Directing Ind Film

FILM 4590 - 001 Directing Ind Film

  • Class Number: 18160
  • Instructor: HARRIS, STEVEN T - View Feedback
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $250.00
  • Seats Available: 1

FILM 4820 - 001 Screenwriting I


To register for this course contact Paul Larsen at prlarsen2000@yahoo.com

FILM 4820 - 001 Screenwriting I

  • Class Number: 3125
  • Instructor: LARSEN, PAUL R - View Feedback
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: -4

To register for this course contact Paul Larsen at prlarsen2000@yahoo.com

FILM 4830 - 001 Screenwriting II


To register for this course contact Paul Larsen at prlarsen2000@yahoo.com

FILM 4830 - 001 Screenwriting II

  • Class Number: 2978
  • Instructor: LARSEN, PAUL R - View Feedback
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 1

To register for this course contact Paul Larsen at prlarsen2000@yahoo.com

FILM 4840 - 001 Screenwriting III


To register for this course contact Paul Larsen at prlarsen2000@yahoo.com

FILM 4840 - 001 Screenwriting III

  • Class Number: 3266
  • Instructor: LARSEN, PAUL R
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

To register for this course contact Paul Larsen at prlarsen2000@yahoo.com

FILM 4900 - 001 Internship in Film


To enroll in Film 4900 complete the independent internship form found here: https://www.film.utah.edu/students/resources-forms

FILM 4900 - 001 Internship in Film

  • Class Number: 8053
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 4

To enroll in Film 4900 complete the independent internship form found here: https://www.film.utah.edu/students/resources-forms

FILM 4950 - 004 Production Project

FILM 4950 - 004 Production Project

  • Class Number: 19181
  • Instructor: MARTINEZ, PALOMA
  • Component: Special Projects
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 4.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $150.00
  • Seats Available: 1

FILM 4960 - 001 Collaborative Animation Produc


Collaborative Animation Production - This course is counted as the Capstone Course for students in Animation Emphasis. This is an advanced-level course, which requires students to work on collaborative animation projects, advancing animation techniques as well as progressing their ability in collaboration and teamwork in animation production. Prerequisites/Corequisites Complete the following: FILM1610 - Introduction to Animation Techniques (4) Recommended Prerequisites/Corequisites Completed or concurrently enrolled in at least 2 of the following: FILM2650 - Storyboarding/Visual Storytelling (4) FILM2620 - Computer Animation I (4) FILM2630 - Introduction to Traditional Animation (4)

FILM 4960 - 001 Collaborative Animation Produc

  • Class Number: 3314
  • Instructor: SHEN, LIEN F
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 4.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $90.00
  • Seats Available: 11

Collaborative Animation Production - This course is counted as the Capstone Course for students in Animation Emphasis. This is an advanced-level course, which requires students to work on collaborative animation projects, advancing animation techniques as well as progressing their ability in collaboration and teamwork in animation production. Prerequisites/Corequisites Complete the following: FILM1610 - Introduction to Animation Techniques (4) Recommended Prerequisites/Corequisites Completed or concurrently enrolled in at least 2 of the following: FILM2650 - Storyboarding/Visual Storytelling (4) FILM2620 - Computer Animation I (4) FILM2630 - Introduction to Traditional Animation (4)

FILM 5570 - 001 Film Prod Capstone II

FILM 5570 - 001 Film Prod Capstone II

FILM 6120 - 001 Film History from 1952

FILM 6120 - 001 Film History from 1952

  • Class Number: 2773
  • Instructor: SINWELL, SARAH E
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 4.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $77.05
  • Seats Available: 10

FILM 6370 - 004 Cinema of Migration

FILM 6370 - 004 Cinema of Migration

  • Class Number: 15379
  • Instructor: LIPPARD, CHRIS C
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 4.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $40.00
  • Seats Available: 2

FILM 6570 - 001 Produc & Directing II

FILM 6570 - 001 Produc & Directing II

FILM 6580 - 001 Producing Indie Film


This is a Hybrid course, which uses a mixture of online, face-to-face, and technology enhanced instruction.

FILM 6580 - 001 Producing Indie Film

  • Class Number: 15876
  • Instructor: MAHDAVIAN, EMELIE
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $148.95
  • Seats Available: 3

This is a Hybrid course, which uses a mixture of online, face-to-face, and technology enhanced instruction.

FILM 6590 - 001 Directing Ind Film

FILM 6590 - 001 Directing Ind Film

  • Class Number: 18174
  • Instructor: HARRIS, STEVEN T
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $250.00
  • Seats Available: 2

FILM 6820 - 001 Screenwriting I


To register for this course contact Paul Larsen at prlarsen2000@yahoo.com

FILM 6820 - 001 Screenwriting I

  • Class Number: 9566
  • Instructor: LARSEN, PAUL R
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 4.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

To register for this course contact Paul Larsen at prlarsen2000@yahoo.com

FILM 6830 - 001 Screenwriting II


To register for this course contact Paul Larsen at prlarsen2000@yahoo.com

FILM 6830 - 001 Screenwriting II

  • Class Number: 2935
  • Instructor: LARSEN, PAUL R
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 4.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

To register for this course contact Paul Larsen at prlarsen2000@yahoo.com

FILM 6840 - 001 Screenwriting III


To register for this course contact Paul Larsen at prlarsen2000@yahoo.com

FILM 6840 - 001 Screenwriting III

  • Class Number: 3267
  • Instructor: LARSEN, PAUL R
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 4.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 2

To register for this course contact Paul Larsen at prlarsen2000@yahoo.com