Lecture Notes, Wk 6

Lecture Notes, Wk 6 - Week 6 pg. 1 Time 1. Duration of...

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Week 6 – pg. Time 1. Duration of Spatial Organization a. Rule b. Pace = Tempo = Timing – plays fast with many performers and visual design elements (crowded). Also plays fast with high or low camera angels. c. Temporal Units i. Shot – 1 st basic temporal unit of a motion picture. ii. Scene – succession of shots that relate in meaning to each other. 2 nd temporal unit of a motion picture. iii. Sequence – succession of scenes that relate in meaning to each other. 3 rd temporal unit of a motion picture. 2. Relation Between Shots a. Movement, Pace, & Rhythm – creates movement of the performer, props, lighting WITHIN the frame. b. Cutting Principles – creates movement of the camera OUTSIDE the frame. i. 1. The 180* System – there is imaginary line between camera and scene that the camera cannot cross (otherwise they would be “breaking the 180* line.”) **when broken, you are taken out of the film & it becomes obvious that you are wathing a movie. 2. 30 Degree Difference – shots won’t link when the different image sizes or camera angles between shots aren’t 30* difference or greater. Must be drastic. 3.
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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 6 - Week 6 pg. 1 Time 1. Duration of...

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