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Exam 1 review for film 2700

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This 3 page Study Guide was uploaded by ayesha on Sunday December 6, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to FILM 2700 at Georgia State University taught by Staff in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 47 views. For similar materials see HISTORY OF MOTION PICTURES in Film at Georgia State University.


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Date Created: 12/06/15
Film 2700 Exam 1 Review Sheet 1) Mise en scene- everything that is in the camera. 2) High contrast lighting- highlights shadows 3) Frame- smallest unit of film possible. Film is shown at 24 frames per second. 4) Shots in terms of distance: a) long shot/wide shot- entire body b) medium shot- waist up c) close-up –face only d) extreme close up- part of actors face e) two-shot – medium to medium long shot of two actors 5) Shots in term of length- a) crane shot- taken from a crane. b) Short take- 1-2 secs long. c) Long take- single unbroken shot. About 30 secs. 6) Scene- one complete set of narrative actions 7) Editing- putting together camera scenes. 8) Diegesis- the world of film, within the film. Narrative that we see on the screen. The world that the characters inhabit. 9) Artistic intent of Expressionism- an artistic movement. Defines the interior by showing it on the exterior. 10) Names of German Expressionist films- Cabinet of Dr. Calligary (Robert Whine), Metropolis (Fritz Lang) and the Last Laugh (F.W Murnald) 11) Cultural event that GE was in partial response to- 12) Stylistic traits of Expressionism- a) color tinting * blue (night), sephia (day), black and white(inside) b) sets *surreal * painted sets *unrealistic *distortions * weird proportions c) actor *focus on face * no dialogue *directs movie *make-up * rigid acting (un-human) 13) Contemporary examples- The Batman Rises 14) Films of Soviet Montage- Battleship Potenkin and Strike 15) Dialectics- Marx and the theory of history (opposing pose). Thesis, antithesis, synthesis. 16) Marx and Historical progression- Marx and the theory of history (opposing pose). Thesis, antithesis, synthesis. 17) Goals of soviet montage (intellectual and emotional)- to make films that show “their pain is our pain”- emotional attachment. 18) Metaphors for frame and montage by Eisenstein- each frame is a cell->montage->film 19) Kuloshov Effect- Lev Kuloshov. Juxtaposition (comparing 2 things throws together). 20) Eisenstein and Marxist theory- Eisenstein (each frame is a cell-> montage -> film 21) Contemporary Examples- The God Father 22) Films of Italian Neo-Realism- “White Telephone” and “Bicycle Thieves” 23) Genre of film Neo-Realism responded to?- 24) What types of films were associated with Mussolini?- 25) Cultural event Neo-Realism grew out of?- Post-war Italy 26) Goals of Neo-Realism- to show reality. For the viewers to feel the emotions of the actors. To relate with them. 27) Stylistic traits of Neo-Realism- a) limited dialogue b) long take c) moving camera d) natural mise en scene  natural lighting  location shooting e) medium shot f) lived stories (short) g) Ambiguous/ vague endings h) non actors (regular people) 28) Realism vs Realistic- internal consistency and relationship 29) Creation of Realism- Cinema du qualite- just made to get awards, mocking films of quality (nothing new or creative), fictionalized stories. Andre Bazin, supporter of realism. 30) Films of New Wave- The 400 Blows (Francois Trufaut), Breathless, Jean-Luc Goddard, Jules and Jim 31) Major film journal- Cahier du Cinema, critiquing journals of cinema 32) Auteur Theory- author of important films is the director 33) Major auteurs for French theorists- Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Welles, Howard Hawks. 34) Stylistics of New Wave- Realism, Experimentation and Film comments 35) Goals of New Wave- Realism has improvised script, documentary type and hand-held cameras that can be carried around ( The 400 Blows). Experimentation has meaningless dialogue, jump cut, and break in time. Film comments have commentary about the concept, dipping the film into a different color changes lighting.


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