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    Film Directors Style

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    This paper is a deep exploration of the cinematic world, focusing primarily on film directors, their styles and trademarks. This research paper endeavors to give a better understanding of the film world by answering a three part question: How does a film director develop his style and use trademarks to portray or affect viewers to his liking, using tools of film such as music, camera angles, post production, and the like; What are the elements that make up a film director’s style and what makes an individual’s style palpable and immediately evident? And finally, how does the director use his style and trademarks to tell the story and affect the viewer in keeping with his/her interpretation? This paper aims to answer these questions by comparing and contrasting different film directors styles and…

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    There was a time when I doubted myself because I was unsure of the future, questioning whether I want to be a film director or a sound designer. I decided my calling was film directing and nothing else. Ever since then like an endless loop of reruns it kept playing through my head, “Did I make the right decision?” I attended university and decided to major in recording arts; it was my ticket into the film world and pursues what I am passionate about. I minored in journalism to experience…

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    Career- Director (Film) Research Paper I. Introduction to the career of directing Steve Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Ridley Scott Joss Whedon and Kathryn Bigelow are not only influential personalities and globally admired celebrities but also celebrated motion picture directors whose works will live through human history. These film directors are proof that a career in film directing is one of the few that present an opportunity for creative minds to influence history and re-write humanity’s…

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    Director M. Night Shyamalan has always ingrained important messages and morals into his films, such as the link between morality and superstitions in the Puritan Era in his 2004 film The Village, but it’s his 2002 film Signs that conveys one of the most important messages of all: the importance of water as a resource and how we seem to take advantage of this simple yet important resource. In the movie Earth is visited by extraterrestrials that seem to be leaving crop circles in various parts of…

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    African American Films and Directors in the 1990s Many of the African-American films of the 1980s depicted the community as violent and unsafe. Hollywood was not interested in filming the success stories of thousands of young blacks. And rather than dealing the realities of street life and black neighborhoods, many films portrayed the communities as gang-ridden and violent-- with frequent drive-by shootings and alternating chase sequences. This was because these over-the-top scenes resonated…

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    Auteur theory is the theory of filmmaking in which the director is regarded as the key creative force in a film. Dubbed by American film critic Andrew Sarris in France during the late 1940’s, auteur theory was an outgrowth of the cinematic theories of Andre Bazin and Alexandre Astruc. This theory states that the director, who oversees all visual and audio elements of a film, is considered somewhat of an ‘author’ of a film more so than the writer of the screenplay. This means that visual elements…

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    It takes many factors to make a good director: a director must be calm, he must be articulate, and most of all he should be inspiring. However, Christopher Nolan is not simply a good director, he is one of the greatest directors of all time. Not to mention his impeccable writing, his directing expertise is beyond comparison: he skillfully draws the best performances out of the renowned actors in his cast, his imaginative stories can bogle even the most ingenious of minds, and his movies, while…

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    It compares the film director to the author of a book, it attributes artistic control to the…

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    Titanic Film Analysis

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    Titanic, is really a touching love story. The Director of the film is James Cameron. The main actor is Leonardo DiCaprio. Both the rich and the poor are on board. The ship clashes against an iceberg. The passengers give priority to female gender and children. This calamity strikes at the middle of the film. The ship is thought to be unsinkable. However when it hits an ice burg, it tragically sinks. Hearing people cry like folks while floating on water is so emotional. The tide draws breath and…

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    An auteur is a director who is the 'author' of his or her film. Alfred Hitchcock is known worldwide for his distinctive style of filmography. His style can be immediately recognised when watching one of his films, by linking him to the techniques and plot devices in his films. His work has fixed him among world class directors. His two movies rear window (1954) and shadow of a doubt (1943) show clear links and examples to his distinctive style. Hitchcock uses a number of recurring theme and…

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