Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Media and Performance Production (MAPP)

MAPP 200  Media and Performance I  Units: 3.00  

This introductory course explores the integration of media and performance across a variety of contexts beyond traditional theatre and film. Students will be introduced to key theoretical concepts through which media and performance intersect, and will mobilize these concepts through their own original intermedial performance projects.
NOTE Administered by the Department of Film and Media
LEARNING HOURS 120 (24S;36G;60P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (Level 2 or above and registration in a COCA, DRAM, FILM, MAPP, MUSC or MUTH Plan) or permission of the Department/School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MAPP 300  Media and Performance Il  Units: 3.00  

The course explores the relationship between different media within and across traditional domains such as theatre, film, art, dance, and music. It also focuses on the multiplicity of interactive forms that encompass digital media, by studying digital media practices beyond changing art forms, commercial, and non-profit realms.
NOTE Administered by the Department of Film and Media
LEARNING HOURS 120 (24S;36G;60P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MAPP 200 or (Level 3 or above and registration in a COCA, DRAM, FILM, MAPP, MUSC or MUTH plan) or permission of the Department/School. Equivalency STSC 339.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MAPP 311  Sound Production  Units: 3.00  

A production class exploring the formal concepts, historical underpinnings, and technical tools used in the production of independent sound works, or in the production of more elaborate sound components for video, film or theatrical projects.
NOTE Administered by the Department of Film and Media.
LEARNING HOURS 123 (36S;15Lb;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above. Equivalency IDIS 311.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MAPP 395  Internship  Units: 3.00  

Students can apply to undertake a practical internship in media or performance production, criticism, or curatorship. Approval will depend on the quality of the proposal and the academic record of the applicant. It is the responsibility of students, not the departments, to arrange internships. Internships can be completed in any academic term.
NOTE Students will be given a grade of Pass/Fail for work done.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (120I).

Requirements: Prerequisite (Level 3 or above and registration in the MAPP Specialization Plan) and permission of the MAPP Undergraduate Chair. Exclusion DRAM 395; FILM 395; MUSC 395; MUTH 395; MUTH 396.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MAPP 400  Media and Performance Major Project  Units: 6.00  

This course will include a focus on the development of 'social design' as a framework for understanding the evolution of digital interactivity and live performance. Students will undertake a creative thesis project that experiments with or explores the intersection of live performance and media technology.
NOTE Administered by the Department of Film and Media.
LEARNING HOURS 228 (36L;36G;36O;120P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (MAPP 300 or STSC 339) or permission of the Department/School. Exclusion IDIS 410.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MAPP 493  Visual Music  Units: 3.00  

An introduction to the history, theory, aesthetics and applications of Visual Music, a term broadly categorizing experiments in art and science which closely mesh visual and sonic media. Through workshops, practical production exercises and research assignments this course examines relationships between music and image from the 1600s to present.
NOTE Administered by the Department of Film and Media.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;24Lb;60P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a (STSC/MAPP or COCA Specialization or a DRAM, FILM, MDIA, MUSC or MUTH Plan).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science