Interpretation Of Film Notes 9-17-07

Interpretation Of Film Notes 9-17-07 - 30 degree rule if a...

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Relationship between shots- Temporal-relationship in time(before, after, time in between) Spacial- relationship in setting/place(same space, different space, same shot) Graphic- colors, brightness, shape, changes in the visual element Rhythmic- relations between rhythm and temporality. Bunch of short shots creates a rhythm….can be created by the editing. Dramatic suspense is pleasurable and enjoyable Sheet- Establishing shot is usually a long shot, allows the producer to move in and break it down. The axis of action creates an imaginary line that runs through the actors that are being shot on film. (TOP DIAGRAM- Shot 1, then shot 2, then shot 3. 3 could be switched with x, but it would be disorienting because the positions are the same but switched sides.
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Unformatted text preview: 30 degree rule- if a camera rotates less than 30 degrees, shots are too similar, and its going to appear that the actors jumped. It will not work well. Eye line match- when a character looks off screen, we switch to see what is there. In editing, if someone talks to an offscreen character for too long, the frame becomes more recognizable….bad thing Match on action- say we wanted to have a character, we were shooting a scene of this lecture. The first shot is out in the corridor, the second is in the room. The character presses on the door, and we cut to the 2 nd position, looking out towards the door, with to door in the same position as the 1 st shot....
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course ETS 154 taught by Professor Hallas during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.

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