Acting and Performance in Film

Peter J Shushtari

Acting and Performance in Film

Theater department

Peter J Shushtari

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Overall 4.2
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Easiness of class 4.8
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Workload 4.8
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Clarity of professor 4.4
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Helpfulness of professor 4.0
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  • Uses Slides
  • Tolerates Tardiness
  • Needs Textbook
  • Useful Textbooks
  • Appropriately Priced Materials
  • Often Funny
  • Would Take Again
  • Has Group Projects

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Grades

Winter 2017
71.8%
59.8%
47.8%
35.9%
23.9%
12.0%
0.0%
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A
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F

Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

Spring 2016
60.5%
50.4%
40.3%
30.2%
20.2%
10.1%
0.0%
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A
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F

Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

Spring 2015
51.9%
43.3%
34.6%
26.0%
17.3%
8.7%
0.0%
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A
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B
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Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

Spring 2014
63.4%
52.8%
42.3%
31.7%
21.1%
10.6%
0.0%
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Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

Spring 2013
78.0%
65.0%
52.0%
39.0%
26.0%
13.0%
0.0%
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A
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B
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D
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F

Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

Spring 2010
70.0%
58.3%
46.7%
35.0%
23.3%
11.7%
0.0%
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Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

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Reviews

Quarter Taken: Spring 2019 Submitted April 4, 2019 Grade Received: N/A

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Quarter Taken: Winter 2017 Submitted April 5, 2017 Grade Received: A

although it says its a theater class, its a film class basically. there is no acting involved in this class. the focus of the class is studying the different genres found in film and their history.

the class consists of 1 midterm paper, 4 open note pop quizzes (lowest grade dropped), a closed book test, a group presentation, and a final paper. this class is not curved.

the history of film and the creation of new film genres is actually pretty interesting. the class itself is pretty easy since there is minimal studying - he gives you the test questions in advance, you just have to memorize the answers for the exam day. the sucky part is the group presentation because you have to watch 5 movies on your own time, and youre assigned to a group of random people that may not take the class as serious as you.

I would recommend this class as an easy upperdiv though.

Quarter Taken: Winter 2017 Submitted March 22, 2017 Grade Received: N/A

Easy class. But I went in wanting to know the difference between good and bad acting and I didn't. He just showed us clips from his favorite movies and talked about it briefly. Just very general descriptions of the acting, whereas for the papers he would make us go into specific detail about what the actor did to portray an emotion, etc. etc. Like I said easy class, but also it's super weird that it is a theater class and not a film class. We learn nothing about theater and it's not like acting is exclusive to theater.

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Tags

  • Uses Slides
  • Tolerates Tardiness
  • Needs Textbook
  • Useful Textbooks
  • Appropriately Priced Materials
  • Often Funny
  • Would Take Again
  • Has Group Projects

Textbooks

Textbook listings are currently unavailable for this course.

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