COMA 206 – Narrative, Genre, Style

In this course students learn how to structure stories for a variety of media genres and forms. The students explore theories of narrative genre through the examination of shape, color, lighting, movement and editing, across a range of media. They analyze how to communicate messages and tell stories in meaningful ways. The students consider how the digital transformation of words, images and sounds expand the relationships between forms of media. The students engage in critical investigations of the ways in which narrative, generic and stylistic choices impact the writing, design and production of media.