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COM107—Film and Movies

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Department
Communications
Course
COM 107
Professor
Joe Hedger
Semester
Fall

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COM107—Film and Movies 10/15/2013 8:49:00 AM Why is film in important medium?  Window, Frame, Mirror  Separate from daily media (newspapers, radio, tv) The Business of Film  Media conglomerates—Big 5 started as movie houses, star exploitation—selling celebs  Journalism—documentary, historical/journalistic events  Advertising—Stars as advertising for movie houses  Public Relations—Stars’ reputations effect movie production house’s success History of Film  Invention (1885)  Auteur: author of a film and individual style o Sequential photos- movement, story o Cinematic language—cause and effect o Persistence of cognition o Silent Film  Classic Hollywood/Golden Age o Talkies (1927) – TV (1960s) o Musicals o Consensus Medium  Experimental—Avant Garde o front guard—at the front of a military movement : at the forefront of experimenting with film technology, testing new areas before the industry catches up o experimental ≠ avant garde  Characteristics of Post Classical Hollywood (1965-1975) o Integrate (unnecessary) story
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