Film Studies Notes

Film Studies Notes - Film Studies Notes March 26, 2007...

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Film Studies Notes March 26, 2007 Mise-en-scene: All of the elements placed in front of a scene to be photographed: props, lighting and makeup, figure action, etc. “It’s not the objects, it’s their expressive content.” Closeup: isolates an object at close range, often, but not always a human face Medium shot: shot taken from a medium distance, generally with a human being from the waist up. Long shot: shot taken from a long distance. Show relationship between object or subject and the surrounding space. Master shot: shot of the entire space available to be filmed. March 27 th , 2007 Binary opposition East, west Buddhism, Christianity Opium, alcohol Passivity, aggression Weak, strong Sales, fighter Female, male Iris: when the image is darkened around the edges, reduced to a circle Montage – edited scenes American montage: series of images in a kaleidoscopic manner, collapsing time and space. French: editing
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