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Unformatted text preview: Film as Technology, Business, Art/Entertainment and Cultural Product 9/20/09 3:27 PM Professor: Dr. Casper Specialty : Hitchcock Office Hours: 1-2 Tuesdays::12-2 Wednesdays (do lunch) Impact of Film: • Embraced by academy as direct form of communication. • Changed perception ofworld • Looking and listening Elements of Film: Aesthetics: Qualities in visual art that make it beautiful/grab our love and attention. Film as Technology: • History: o Industrial Revolution: Shift from hand grip to power. Inventions: machines, urbanization Allowed for the master of movement/control of time Recreation of life in motion: • 6 things Needed: o Persistence of vision : Film is a series of still images and your mind processes the images while the next are coming. You are seeing A while B is coming. Phi-phenomenon- illusion of movement from rapidly moving images. A frame rate of greater than 16 frames per second At least one flicker per frame in film (double shutter) o Still Photography o Motion Picture Camera...
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- cultural product, motion picture camera, w/ trigger w/, Film Stock Celluloid, Dr. Casper Specialty