University of Calgary

FILM 451 - The Canadian Film Industry: National and Global Perspectives - Fall 2009

A study of the nature of the Canadian film industry. Emphasis will be on the evolution of the Canadian motion picture industry in the twentieth century and how it is situated in contemporary popular culture. Other topics include Canada's historic relationship to Hollywood, the audience for Canadian films, the role of the state in funding, distribution and production systems, the impact of new technologies, and how the structure of Canada's film industry compares with those of other countries.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Film 201[FILM201].


This course will be offered next in Fall 2010.
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