Midterm IDs

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Continuity editing – cutting to maintain continuous and clear narrative action; matching screen direction, position, and temporal relations from shot to shot Motif – something that is repeated for emphasis or understanding Persistence of vision – mind and eye connect single frames, interpolated stills create motion Perspective – physical, psychological, ideological way the audience is put into movie Action vs. gesture – action moves the plot, gesture doesn’t; both come through the body of a player Displacement – continuity of action; change in props: i.e. we must see the actor putting on clothes The Method- ‘inside out’; recall emotions (emotive memory), perceptive observation Zoetrope – contained a series of drawings on a narrow strip of paper inside a revolving drum Objective correlative – using concrete objects to correlate with spiritual feelings Mindscreen – type of perspective; reveals the mind of the character Expressive coherence – a performer looking/acting in a manner appropriate to the film Nickelodeon – early 20 th century form of movie theatre for which admission was a nickel Eadweard Muybridge – known for his use of multiple cameras to capture motion; famously proved for Leland Stanford that a horse had all four legs off the ground at some point during running Thematic montage – collision of shots linked by theme, not necessarily linked by space or time; i.e. all of Two for the Road
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course CTCS 190 taught by Professor Casper during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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