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FS101 Lecture Notes - Auteur Theory, Jidaigeki, Bodyguard


Department
Film Studies
Course Code
FS101
Professor
Byron Williston

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putting in the scene-mise en scene
everything you put in front of a camera
cinematography- interrelated
Where to place the props and the costumed-mise en scene
lighting
c-kane
physically and emotionally further apart
objects between the people
Man becomes more open and woman becomes more conservative/protective
second shot
kane is every shot
lighting
three point lighting-standard
Key-Strongest
Fill
Back-Coming from back, face edited out
always use 3 lights, depends on the type and amount of scene and light respectiely
low key lighting
deep focus-every plane of the camera is in focus
long take-a shot that lasts an unusually long time (over 1 minute)
people in middle or foreground have power
People in background have little to no power
american western
vigilante's
riding off into sunset
wild west
showdown
establish law
landscape is important to develop themes
certain types of heroes to tame the bad guys
may not be legal thus they can't be cops
myth of west movies drive american culture- sci fi—same idea different setting
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