THTRFLM 1T03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Key Light, Fill Light, Low Key

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Lecture Three
Trip To The Moon
. Action framed
. Sexism (“flight attendant”)
. Captures theatrics of theatre
* * * *
Basic Elements of Theatrical Production:
Set > Design > Function
. Costume
. Lighting
. Outreach (advertising)
. Sound
. Acting
. Narration
1) Functions of Set
. 5 levels (area of performance)
. Interpretive frameworks (makes meaning)
. Helps us follow the story
. Class
. Jobs
. Gender relations
. Cultural norms
. Period in time
. Creates mood
. Creates movement patterns and blocking
2) Functions of Costume
. Defines characters
. Reveals their job/ period in time/ class/ culture/ location
. Clarifies the social expectations of the fictional world
3) Functions of Lighting
. Not just there to light set and characters
. Creates meaning by furthering our understanding of character actions and
thoughts
. Developing themes and motifs
. Establishes mood and tone
Attributes of Lighting:
1) Quality (hard or soft)
. Ex) women in Classical Hollywood movies had a light halo around their
heads
2) Placement (direction of light shine)
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