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archetypes
story type or pattern
animation
photographing inanimate objects frame by frame
24 frames per second
auteur theory
stamps the director as the main creator of the film
Francois Truffaut-"A certain tendency of the French cinema."
-article arguing for artistry
At Cahiers Du Cinema
blimp
soundproof camera housing that muffles the sound of the cameras motor
booms
overhead mic so synchronous sound can happen
cinema verite
direct cinema
form of doc that emphasizes reality
closed/open forms
open-realist
closed-formalist
archetypes
story type or pattern
foregrounding
when a critic isolates and heightens one aspect of a work of art from its context to analyze it in greater depth
animation
photographing inanimate objects frame by frame
24 frames per second
iconography
using a cultural icon or archetype in film
auteur theory
stamps the director as the main creator of the film
ideology
body of ideas reflecting society
blimp
soundproof camera housing that muffles the sound of the cameras motor
booms
overhead mic so synchronous sound can happen
cinema verite
direct cinema
form of doc that emphasizes reality
closed/open forms
open-realist
closed-formalist
foregrounding
when a critic isolates and heightens one aspect of a work of art from its context to analyze it in greater depth
iconography
using a cultural icon or archetype in film
ideology
body of ideas reflecting society
mickeymousing
descriptive music that mimics actions on screen
mixed
combining separate recordings into one master track
sound mixer
subtext
signifies the dramatic implications that a movie's language convey's
often separate from actual dialogue
swish pan
quick swoosh across the screen often blurry
way of cutting
tilt
vertical movement of camera
vertically integrated
system of large studios taking over every aspect of film
production,distribution, exhibition
women's picture
focuses on women's problems
Realists
Recording
Bazin(little editing)
Neorealism(streets)
Zavatini-italian
Formalist
Expression
Eisenstein
Arnhiem
New Wave(Jump cuts)
French
Hitchcock
visuals carry meaning-pov shots
plays with human emotions
Guilt vs. Innocence
proponent of asynchronous sound
Citizen Kane
First modern sound film
virtuosity informalist style elements
combines all types of stories
complex narrative
deep focus lense
genres
films grouped together based on similarities/differences and consistent conventions
reflection of society and artistic expression
First of the genres
1902 Trip to the moon (scifi)
1903 Great Train Robbery (Western)
1912 Musketeers of Pig Alley(gangster)
Critical Approach Theory
1. Genres overlap
2.Principle of definition based on subject matter
3.American Phenom covers history
4. Genres evolve and change(ET)
All Genres have 4 elements
Themes
Historical Context
Archetypes
Icons-visual symbols
Genres 4 main cycles
Primitive/start
Classic Phase
Revisionist phase
Parody phase(blazing saddles)
Oscar Micheaux
social issues film director
"Within Our Gates" - lynching
Didacticism
teaching/moral instruction
social themes on surface
Types of Animation
paper cutouts
drawings/paintings
claymation
pixilation
puppets/objects
Animations misconceptions
only for kids
simpler than live action
very complex
expensive
laborious work
Animations history
predates Live action
Emile Reynaud-1892 Praxinoscope
Windsor McCay-1909 "Gertie" dino
High point-studio era with Disney and Warners
Cells system-layers of celluloid paper used for backgrounds
Duck Amuck
"cartoon to end all cartoons" chuck jones
self reflexive
not classic style-uses fluid space
discontinuity style
Toy Story
First entirely CG movie
1 second=90 min of labor
over 800,000 computer hours
Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
viewpt. of madman
distorted psycholoy mise en scene
unnatural world
impossible structures
UFA studio produced
Influence of German Expressionism on...
Abstract film-painting in motion
Film Noir-Lighting/paranoia
Immigration of German Directors to US during WWII
Hitch-horror films (worked for UFA)
New German Cinema
Oberhausen Manifesto (62)
pressured legislature film board for subsidies
Run Lola Run
entertaining experimental film
international indie hit
central principle-life/art as a game
Reality style-lola and manni in 35mm
Artificial world-video camera