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FILM 2120 Intro to cinema 02/17

by: Kay Patel

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More on camera movements
Introduction to Cinema
Dr. Seiving
Class Notes
Intro to cimena 02/17
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Kay Patel on Monday February 22, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to FILM 2120 at University of Georgia taught by Dr. Seiving in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 33 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Cinema in Fine arts at University of Georgia.

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Date Created: 02/22/16
02/17  • Focal Length  o Distance from the center of the lenses to the point where the light rays  o Wide Angle  ♣ Short focal length (less than 35mm)  ♣ I am Cuba (Kalatozov, 1964)  ⎥ Closer the camera gets the more distorted the image  ♣ Citizen Kane exaggerates the emptiness with the distortion  ♣ The longer the focal length the shorter the view  o Telephoto  ♣ Compresses space  ♣ The Conversation (Coppola, 1974)  ♣ Baseball  • Zooms  o Move from wide angle to telephoto lenses in the same shot by zooming  o Changing the focal length during the shot  o Before the 1960s always a tracking shot  o Retrograde Zoom  ♣ Trombone shot  ♣ Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock)  ♣ Zoom in and track out or track in and zoom out  ♣ Conveys your heart sinking  • Depth of Field   o Foreground/Middle ground/ Back ground  o Deep Focus  ♣ a photographic and cinematographic technique using a large  depth of field. Depth of field is the front­to­back range of focus in  an image — that is, how much of it appears sharp and clear.  Consequently, in deep focus the foreground, middle­ground and  background are all infocus  o Shallow Focus  ♣ is a photographic and cinematographic technique incorporating  a small depth of field. Inshallow focus one plane of the image is  in focus while the rest is out of focus. Shallow focus is typically  used to emphasize one part of the image over another.  o Rack Focus  ♣ changing the focus of the lens during a shot. The term can refer  to small or large changes of focus. If the focus is shallow, then the  technique becomes more noticeable  o Deep space: an element of mise­en­scene  “Realism” and the Long Take


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