Detail View: Stan Brakhage Collection: Film Studies Policy Meeting, 1984 - Part 3

Identifier: 
narv_brak_FilmStudiesPolicyMeeting1984_P3
Title: 
Film Studies Policy Meeting, 1984 - Part 3
Description: 
Continues 'Film Studies Policy Meeting, 1984 - Part 1 and 2.' This 3-part recording has Film Studies professors of the University of Colorado discussing the pros and cons of films being purchased for the University of Colorado as video tapes (VHS/Betamax). Issues such as student accessibility, qualitative differences, deterioration, lack of funds, and the department's main focus for teaching film are addressed. Stan Brakhage adamantly pleads with his colleagues, not to accept the new technology because it is inferior, even though video recordings are cheaper to purchase and easier for the student to use than reel-to-reel films are. In part 3, after further debate, the agreement is reached that videos will not be used in the classroom but may be useful for students wanting to view films on their own. A small collection would be purchased and housed at the Norlin Library.
Description Type: 
Abstract
Description: 
00:00 The discussion continues about whether the film studies program ought to embrace video technology for viewing, teaching, and as a creative tool. 46:10 The policy is read out and they vote on the first motion 46:55 The second motion (forming a collection sub-committee) is formulated 49:10 The second motion is read out and they vote 51:41 End
Description Type: 
SegmentSequence
Description: 
University of Colorado (Boulder campus)
Description Type: 
Venue
Subject: 
Film teachers -- 20th century
Subject Type: 
lcsh
Subject: 
Motion pictures -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Subject Type: 
lcsh
Subject: 
Filmmaking (Motion pictures) -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Subject Type: 
lcsh
Subject: 
Motion pictures -- Technological innovations -- 20th century
Subject Type: 
lcsh
Subject: 
Video tapes in education
Subject Type: 
lcsh
Subject: 
Brakhage, Stan
Subject Type: 
naf
Source: 
narv_brak_FilmStudiesPolicyMeeting1984_P3
Creator: 
Brakhage, Stan
Creator Type: 
naf
Date: 
1984
Format Medium: 
audio/mp3
Language: 
English