Lecture Notes, Wk 3

Lecture Notes, Wk 3 - Week 3 pg. 1 Performance Transposing...

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Week 3 – pg. Performance Transposing everyday life onto film. Actor controls character, dialogue, and action. a) Performance as visual-aural representation of the script i) Dialogue – the voice of a character through the voice of the player. (1) Words (2) Beats creating meaning and Intonation – rise and fall of inflection in voice (pitch) (3) Pauses and Pace – rate. (4) Volume – intensity of a sound (5) Silence ii) Action – through the body of the player. Moves the plot along. (1) Action as content (2) Posture – position of the body. Either characteristic or assumed for a special purpose. (3) Gesture – movement that expresses/emphasizes an idea, sentiment, or attitude. Doesn’t move the plot along. (a) Example: leaning shows he isn’t upright and can’t stand on his own. (b) Example: Pushing someone shows power and control. (4) Business (5) Facial Expression and Reaction iii) Properties of the Player (1) Properties (a) Player’s Physicality (i) Voice – creates meaning (Marilyn Monroe is breathy = sexual) (ii) Eyes – concentrated on in close-ups (iii) Age (iv)Face (v) Body (b) Player’s Personality (c) Player’s Talent 1
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Week 3 – pg. (d) Player’s Mythology (off-screen and on-screen) – reputation
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2007 for the course CTCS 190 taught by Professor Casper during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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Lecture Notes, Wk 3 - Week 3 pg. 1 Performance Transposing...

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