Movie Lovers Guide to Film Language: Classic Scenes From Timeless Films - Understanding The Creative Components Of Film

Contributor(s): TMW Media (Firm) [dst] | Kanopy (Firm) [dst]Publisher number: 1106837 | KanopyPublisher: TMW Media, 2010Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (44 minutes): digital, .flv file, soundContent type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceSubject(s): Motion picturesGenre/Form: Feature films Online resources: A Kanopy streaming video | Cover Image Summary: Classic Scenes from Timeless Films - Learn How To Understand the Components of Film. The program consists of a general introduction to film language and five "lessons" covering the major elements of cinematic language: LIGHTING, CAMERA, MISE EN SCENE, SOUND and EDITING. For each of these lessons there is a short overview to introduce the lesson and its film clip, which consists of an "original clip" of a scene from a classic film. This is followed by an "instructional clip" that shows the same scene again but with synchronized voice-over commentary about the use of film language it illustrates. The movie scenes come from recognized film classics such as: Carol Reed's "The Third Man" (Lighting), Buster Keaton's "The General" (Camera), Fritz Lang's "M" (Mise en scene), Sergei Eisenstein's "Alexander Nevsky" (Sound), and Alfred Hitchcock's "Sabotage" (Editing). This program is interactive allowing students to go directly from the introduction, to any of the five lessons, to supplementary information about the classic films or to the glossary of film terms used in the program..
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Classic Scenes from Timeless Films - Learn How To Understand the Components of Film. The program consists of a general introduction to film language and five "lessons" covering the major elements of cinematic language: LIGHTING, CAMERA, MISE EN SCENE, SOUND and EDITING. For each of these lessons there is a short overview to introduce the lesson and its film clip, which consists of an "original clip" of a scene from a classic film. This is followed by an "instructional clip" that shows the same scene again but with synchronized voice-over commentary about the use of film language it illustrates. The movie scenes come from recognized film classics such as: Carol Reed's "The Third Man" (Lighting), Buster Keaton's "The General" (Camera), Fritz Lang's "M" (Mise en scene), Sergei Eisenstein's "Alexander Nevsky" (Sound), and Alfred Hitchcock's "Sabotage" (Editing). This program is interactive allowing students to go directly from the introduction, to any of the five lessons, to supplementary information about the classic films or to the glossary of film terms used in the program..

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