film class 1 - Chapter 1 Hollywood as an idea. Hollywood...

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Chapter 1 Hollywood as an idea. Hollywood and American cinema is defined as the model of fiction filmmaking. Self test: 1. Define or identify the following terms, film, and person: a. mise-en-scene- A French term that literally means “pitting on the state.” Mise-en-scene encompasses a variety of “theatrical” categories related to the staging of action for the camera. These range from purely theatrical areas of expression, such as set design, costume design, the blocking of actors, performance, and lighting to purely filmic techniques, such as camera movement, camera angle, camera distance, and composition. Strictly speaking, mise-en-scene includes the relation of everything within the shot to everything else within the shot- of actors to the décor, or décor and actors to the lighting, of actors, décor and the lighting to the camera person, and so forth. b. segmentation- The breaking down of a film into its basic parts for purposed of analysis of the relationship of one part or segment to another.
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2008 for the course ENG 110 taught by Professor Spain during the Spring '06 term at Linn Benton Community College.

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