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Department
Film Studies
Course
Film Studies 1020E
Professor
Barbara Bruce
Semester
Fall

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Lecture 5 10/07/2013 Look at pg 9!!!! Cinematographic elements Framing Lens Chemistry of light registration Focus Camera movement Type of shot and time Special effects  Mis en scene= what is filmed cinematography=how it is filmed WRITING IN MOVEMENT= CINEMATOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY= WRITING IN LIGHT Lighting is part of the content of the shot so it is under mis en scene Cinematography is the moving image functions as a pun The image is moving  A film is a series of still photographs that causes movement A film also moves a viewer (emotionally etc) Cinematography draws attention to the main point of a story shot from viewer’s perspective watching the screen, a shot is one uninterrupted image with a single static or  mobile framing (from one edit to the next). compare to a take in filmmaking (from filmmakers perspective), a take is the shot produced by one uninterrupted run of the camera. One shot in the final film may be chosen out of several  takes the filmmaker made of the same action. photographic aspects of the shot:   perspective relations lenses•  “focal length”: the distance from the centre of the lens to the point where light rays converge to a point of focus ­  wide angle lens  ­  normal lens  ­  telephoto lens  ­  anamorphic lens  ­  zoom lens  •  depth of field:v the range of distances before the lens within which objects can be photographed in sharp focus ­  shallow focus (a shallow depth of field)  ­  deep focus  ­  racking focus  framing: how the image is framed 1. Frame dimension and shape § aspect ratio•  the ratio of the length to height v Academy ratio (1932) = 1.37:1 v widescreen: ­ updated (American) Academy Ratio is a
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