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Unformatted text preview: 23:01 Shot Distance: Denotative (or Descriptive) and Connotative (Associate meaning implied) Long Shot Classified as an orientation shot (descriptive level) Connotative (meaning implied) isolation mainly, but also loneliness/sadness Medium Shot Initially conveys information (Denotative) Relationship information: between characters or w/environment (Connotative) Close Up Conveys Emotions (Connotative) But how do we see? Details (Denotative) (Cut in- looking off camera, and the cutting to where actor looks) Camera Angles High angle o Denotative Quality: shot from above, like an overhead shot/looking down o Connotative: takes power away from the subject Low Angle o Giving subject power b/c camera at low level Eye Level o Assumes neutral power b/c camera is at the same level Two Schools of Thought: Soviet Montage Eisenstein- wrote how film could be made for action (activism); film has the power to insight or be revolutionary 1920s- USSR (Soviet Cinema)...
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- Spring '07