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Film Studies 1020E
Peter Brunette

Mise-en-Scne -David Garrick unified and professionalized theatre -used panoramic scenery and machinery Definitions developed by innovators to overwhelm -Mise-en Scene: elements of a movie scene that are put in a position before the film actually audiences 1900-1912 begins and are employed in certain ways once it -first films depended on natural light does ex. props, lighting, actors -mercury vapor lamps and indoor lighting -features of the image that exist without the enabled studio shooting camera and the process of filming and editing -creates meaning for audience 1915-1928 -naturalistic: a style of filmmaking emphasizing -feature length films became the norm -elborate set designers became crucial to the similarities between our world and the film filmmaking world (gladiator) -costume shaped the idea of glamour -theatrical: emphasizing the spectacularities of a 1930-1960 film -addressing the camera: artificial theatrical mode soundstages: large soundproofed buildings were of performance designed to move and construct with efficiency elaborate sets -Scenic and Atmospheric Realism -studio backlots enabled the construction of - realism: describes the extent to which a entire worlds movie creates a truthful picture of society, -shaped contemporary expectations of movie person or life -psychological or emotional magic 1940-1970 accuracy in characters -fiction and documentary filmmaking have come -logical and recognizable actions to depend on location scouting for suitable MES and developments in a story 1975 -scenic realism in m-e-s helps viewer to -shift from recreating environments to recognize sets and settings as accurate evocations of actual places computerized models and computer graphic technicians -m-e-s builds atmosphere and connotations: feelings associated with Cinematography particuliar sets or settings -expressive MES: MES dimensions are independent of the characters and describe an History and technological innovations emotional or spiritual life 1820s-1880s -contructive: characters can manipulate the -phenakitiscope and zoetrope allowed a person world to view a series of images through slits in a circular wheel History and technological innovations -photography was able to produce images and -film is similar to the permician stage make them readily available to the masses -began with early Greek theatre around 500 BC -- -chronotography: still images that recorded a place where a communitys religious beliefs incremental movement and formed the basis of and truths could be acted out cinema -European medieval theatre clebrated Christian 1890s-1920s stories i.e. Adam and Eve -1895 birthdate of movies when Auguste and -MES in Shakespeare time repped a secular Louis Lumiere successfully joined two key world of politics and personal relationships elements: 1. Recording a sequence of images on a where individuals and communities could flexible, transparent medium fashion beliefs and truths could be acted out 2. projected the sequence on technology called -19 century lighting: other tech developments Cinematogrophe altered nature of MES-filmstock: consists of flexible backing or base: Editing: i.e. celluloid (highly flammable so most silent films are lost -panchromatic stock: film stock with a full Definitions -Editing: the process through which different spectrum of colours, creating a more realistic images and shots are linked image -shot: a continuous length of film 1930s-1940s -chronology: the order to which shots or scenes -technicolour: was a three strip process which convey the temporal sequence of the storys recorded different colours separately to create a single image with a full colour spectrum events -camera lens: curved piece of glass at the front of -flashback: follows one or more images of the present with one or more of the past the camera which redirects light rays in order to -sequence shot: an entire sequence plays out in focus and shape images one take -changed significantly in this time in terms of lens speed (determines how much History, technological innovations and light an aperature allows to be gathered) -focal length: the distance from the center of the related movements 1895-1920 Early Cinema and Classical Editing lens to where light rays meet in sharp focus Stlye -alters perspective relation of image -crosscutting/parallel editing: alternating -wide angle lens: short focal length between two or more strands of simultaneous -cinematographers could explore a depth action of field that would show different visual planes simultaneously -telephoto lens: long focal length 1924-1929 Soviet Montage - montage: style emphasizing the breaks and -zoom: variable focus length contrasts betwe
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