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Unformatted text preview: 2. Identify the salient techniques used. 3. Trace out patterns of techniques 4. Propose functions for the salient techniques and the patterns they form. A Brief History of Cinematography Orson Welles and Citizen Kane (1941) Characteristics of Orson Welles and Gregg Tolands photographic approach: o deep-focus cinematography; o long takes; o avoidance of intercutting through devices such as multi-plane compositions and camera movement; o elaborate camera choreography; o lighting that produces a high contrast tonality; o low-angle camera set-ups, made possible by muslin ceilings on the sets; o an array of striking visual devices such as composite dissolves and shooting directly into lights. o motif of forward penetrating movements 8...
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2009 for the course FILMST 46 taught by Professor Felando during the Winter '07 term at UCSB.
- Winter '07