Aarhus, Denmark

Artificial Intelligence and Cinema

when 5 July 2021 - 16 July 2021
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee EUR 824

This interdisciplinary course approaches the relationship between artificial intelligence (AI) and cinema in two interconnected ways. The first part of the course traces the fictional portrayals of AI in contemporary films that cut across various genres (horror, science fiction, romantic drama, animation), focusing on themes such as the turbulent relationship between human and machine, otherness, posthumanism, surveillance, and technological control (and chaos) that form the core concerns of these narratives. The second part of the course will focus on an applied aspect of cinema’s relationship with AI: the emergent uses of AI and machine learning algorithms in the film industry, ranging from the business dimension (e.g. film marketing, predicting box office performance, distribution and recommender systems) to the creative dimension (e.g. screenwriting, casting, editing).

Note: This course is aimed at students from all disciplines and does not assume prior knowledge in film studies nor computer science.

Course leader

Pei Sze Chow

Target group

Bachelor's level

Fee info

EUR 824: Exchange students: No Fee

Freemovers, EU/EEA: 824 EUR

Freemovers, NON-EU/EEA: 1579 EUR

Books, course materials, social programme, and housing are not included in the fee.

Scholarships

No scholarships available

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