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Learner Career Outcomes

14%

started a new career after completing these courses

20%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 3-5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Contemporary Scandinavian Film and TV Culture and Dreyer's Classical Cinema

6 videos (Total 66 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
1.2: Scandinavian cinema: trends and international impact, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg8m
1.3: Scandinavian television culture, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg12m
2.1: The establishing of early cinema in Scandinavia, by Associate Professor Casper Tybjerg11m
2.2: The golden age of Swedish cinema and Dreyer, by Associate Professor Casper Tybjerg11m
2.3: Sound film and Dreyer's career as filmmaker, by Associate Professor Casper Tybjerg13m
2 readings
Additional resources10m
Additional resources10m
2 practice exercises
Contemporary Scandinavian Film and Television Culture: Main Trends6m
Carl Th. Dreyer and the Classical Scandinavian Cinema6m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Ingmar Bergman and Lars von Trier

6 videos (Total 69 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
3.2: Bergman's film: Themes and style, by Associate Professor Johannes Riis12m
3.3: Chamber films, Persona and the influence of Strindberg, by Associate Professor Johannes Riis10m
4.1: Lars von Trier: The Early Years, by Associate Professor Peter Schepelern12m
4.2: Dogma 95, by Associate Professor Peter Schepelern12m
4.3: Lars von Trier: The Later Years, by Associate Professor Peter Schepelern13m
2 readings
Additional resources10m
Additional resources10m
2 practice exercises
Ingmar Bergman: Between Classicism and Modernism6m
Lars von Trier and Dogma 956m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

New Wave, Art Cinema and Social Drama

6 videos (Total 75 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
5.2: Scandinavian new wave: Main tendencies, by Associate Professor Birger Langkjær9m
5.3: Scandinavian new wave auteurs, by Associate Professor Birger Langkjær14m
6.1: And the Winner is ... Scandinavian heritage films, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg13m
6.2: Contemporary Scandinavian film success, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg14m
6.3: Modern Scandinavian art films, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg14m
2 readings
Additional resources10m
Additional resources10m
2 practice exercises
Scandinavian New Wave Cinema6m
Scandinavian Art Film and Social Drama after 19906m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Documentary and Early TV Drama

6 videos (Total 81 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
7.2: A new look at reality: The modern Scandinavian documentary, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg12m
7.3: Documentary in a global and digital world, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg14m
8.1: A medium for education: Early television drama, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg10m
8.2: The birth of modern television drama, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg18m
8.3: Stories by instalment: Television and serial narratives, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg13m
2 readings
Additional resources10m
Additional resources10m
2 practice exercises
The Scandinavian Documentary6m
Scandinavian Television Drama 1960-20006m
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Top reviews from Scandinavian Film and Television

By DCJul 22nd 2017

Informative and a very good orientation towards the Scandinavian and in fact the European film and television scene. Also gave insights on future trends and developments. Many thanks.

By VKNov 20th 2016

A very exciting course for all those who are serious at cinema. I've learned a lot about Scandinavian cinema and tv and i recommend everyone to take this course. A Big Thank You!

Instructor

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Eva Novrup Redvall

Associate Professor
Department of Media, Cognition and Communication

About University of Copenhagen

The University of Copenhagen is the oldest University in Denmark - founded in 1479, and with over 38,000 students and more than 9,000 employees. The purpose of the University is to conduct research and provide education to the highest academic level. Based in Denmark's capital city it is one of the top research institutions in Europe. ...

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