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Anatomy of Cinema Seminar: Mise-en-scène

Anatomy of Cinema is now at capacity and SOLD OUT.

Full Seminar Pass: $175/$140 (Belcourt member)  |  Single Session Tickets: $25/$20 (Belcourt members) 

Please note that capacity is limited.

Session 1: Mise-en-scène | Literally translated as “placement in the scene,” mise-en-scène is an umbrella term for location, set design, lighting, and the arrangement of people and things to be filmed. What difference does it make to shoot in a dark studio—the model of classical Hollywood cinema—versus the location shooting of Italian neo-realism or the Berlin School? What are the aesthetic and ethical dimensions of controlling mise-en-scene as opposed to allowing contingency to determine the content of the shot? Faculty members: Jennifer Fay and Lutz Koepnick

About the presenters:
Jennifer Fay is associate professor of Cinema & Media Arts and English at Vanderbilt University where she also directs the program in Cinema & Media Arts.
Lutz Koepnick is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of German and Cinema & Media Arts at Vanderbilt University where he also chairs the Department of German, Russian and East European Studies.

For more information about faculty members, please visit the Vanderbilt Program in Cinema & Media Arts website:

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