Comm1300_3_24 - The Birds 1. The context / story told us...

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Visual Comm 1300 I. Summary a. Point-of-view editing makes up 95% of all editing i. Integrates a series of clips into coherent interactions or relationships b. Any editing represents discontinuity in our eral world experience c. Editing represents a different way of contructing meaning (different from the real world) d. There seems to be a visual grammar of story telling e. Is meaning associated with story structure (content) or is meaning associated with transitions/editing techniques? II. Point-of-view editing a. Someone is looking in a particular direction, the next shot is what they are looking at i. There is a real world connection, it mimics how the real world interacts ii. We understand what’s happening from the film “code” (how it’s done, not content of film) iii. Alfred Hitchcock’s “mistake” in
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Unformatted text preview: The Birds 1. The context / story told us what was going on, not by the film code a. NOT CODE III. Editing represents a change in continuity a. Propositional editing i. Indicator of thoughts and emotions 1. Relationships a. Throw mama from the train i. Close-up of face, object, then face -> tells us theres an association between the two, the person is thinking about the object b. Afred Hitchcocks To catch a thief i. Whats happening in the background is telling you what is happening emotionally between the two 2. Power a. Rookie of the year i. Tells you an emotional state of the kid 1. Low camera angle and point-of-view editing b. A little princess i. Changing of power from one person to the other 1. The camera angle changes from neutral to low...
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