{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

RTF305-15_Mar11_Film Language 2_BBoutline

RTF305-15_Mar11_Film Language 2_BBoutline - Film Language...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Film Language II: Editing Editing Determined by Shooting In US cinema, continuity editing becomes norm Continuity Editing = make editing invisible Alternatives to Hollywood's Continuity Editing Soviet Silent Cinema Key Term: Montage = creative editing Sergei Eisenstein (1899-1948) QuickTimeTM and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. filmmaker, theorist Japanese calligraphy e.g. Eisenstein's Influence bird + mouth = sing child + mouth = scream Eisenstein's Theory of Dialectical Montage Shot A Shot B Idea C in viewer's mind d. Sergei Eisenstein Kerensky about to take office Note how many times the doors open October (1927) Problems w/ Eisenstein's Dialectical Montage 1. Misreading 2. Pudovkin's challenge V. I. Pudovkin (1893-1953) Montage = Linkage Relational Editing Function of Montage = to link common elements from shot to shot common elements similar to Relational Editing linking continuity editing Legacy Pudovkin's relational montage used extensively Chinatown (1974) Relational editing Common: 1. Objects 2. Shape 3. Concept are needed to see this picture. TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor QuickTimeTM and a Malcolm X (1992) d. Spike Lee senstein's Legacy: Repeated actio They Hug 2 times French New Wave (1959-1969) Young filmmakers' reaction against commercial d. Jean-Luc Godard Note: jump cut = discontinuity edit obvious violation of continuity Breathless (1959) Last Year at Marienbad (1961) d. Alain Resnais Flash cuts = memory (or imagination) New Wave Legacy The New American Cinema (1967-1977) Bonnie and Clyde to Annie Hall The Graduate (1967) d. Mike Nichols From Eisenstein --> repeated images From New Wave --> flash frames ...
View Full Document

  • Spring '07
  • Nasr
  • Film editing, Jean-Luc Godard, Sergei Eisenstein, French New Wave, continuity editing, Sergei Eisenstein Kerensky

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online