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Marslett, Geoff Assistant Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Geoff Marslett is an award winning filmmaker. He's exhibited work internationally theatrically, on the Internet, on television and in major film and media festivals. He has produced and directed narrative, animated and documentary feature and short format films. His work has been reviewed by both industry and popular publications including wired, New York Times, Variety, BBC, Think Progress, The Village Voice, The Hollywood Reporter and many more. He is also an accomplished actor.

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  • Narrative filmmaking,documentary filmmaking, animation, screenwriting, film curating, film exhibition, online exhibition, crowdfunding, producing, acting

Teaching

courses taught

  • ARTF 5021 - Directing/Acting for the Camera
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Fall 2020
    Offers an intensive workshop that provides students with experience directing dramatic material, acting before a camera, and interpreting or adopting dramatic material for film. No experience in directing or acting required. Attendance, research, and papers required. Same as CINE 4021.
  • CINE 2105 - Introduction to the Screenplay
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020
    Explores, through close reading and original student work, the form and structure of the screenplay. Students will learn to analyze structural and character elements of classic screenplays, and breaking down such elements as character, motivation, and arc. Students may learn some very basics of screenwriting form, develop a treatment, explore formal and technical issues, etc. Formerly FILM 2105.
  • CINE 3940 - Cinema Studies Internship
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Provides students with professional internship experiences with film, video, new media production companies, governmental agencies, production units, audio recording studios and new media industries. Students will be responsible for securing their own internship position. May be repeated up to 9 credit hours. Recommended prerequisite: CU GPA of at least 2.00 and upper-division standing and a 3.00 GPA as a BA or BFA Cinema Studies major. Formerly FILM 3940.
  • CINE 4021 - Directing/Acting for the Camera
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Fall 2020
    Offers an intensive production seminar to prepare actors and directors to work collaboratively and effectively for the medium of the camera. Directing vocabulary, script interpretation, film terminology and acting techniques are applied. Explores situations in which actors and directors interact, from auditions to rehearsals to filming. Requires attendance, textbook readings, research and production responsibilities on both sides of the camera. Recommended prerequisite: CINE 1502. Formerly FILM 4021. Same as ARTF 5021.
  • CINE 4500 - Cinema Production 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020 / Spring 2021
    Advanced exploration of creative cinema production through short production and post-production projects. Course focuses on the tactics and strategies of independent cinema production leading to the completion of a BFA thesis project exploring either documentary, experimental, or narrative genres. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Formerly FILM 4500. Same as ARTF 5500.
  • FILM 3400 - Cinema Production I
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Exploration of creative cinema production through short production and post-production projects. A short final project will be required. Focuses on the tactics and strategies of independent cinema production, examining a variety of approaches to genre. Explores a range of film and digital technologies. Formerly FILM 3400.
  • FILM 4005 - Screenwriting Workshop: Short Form
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    A writing intensive course that focuses on the art of the short form screenplay. Students will complete regular writing exercises, presentations, and several short scripts. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Formerly FILM 4005.

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