FilmNarrative(2)

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2/24/11 1 Film Narrative Edison Company Defining Elements: - single, staged events - storytelling - characters Examples: 1) Eugen Sandow: - http://www.youtube.com/watch? nnel 2) Interrupted Lovers: http://www.youtube.com/ watch? NR=1
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2/24/11 2 Lumière Brothers Defining Elements: - events going on in the world - allowing things to ‘occur in front of the camera’ Examples: 1) workers leaving the factory: http://www.youtube.com/ watch? e=related : - http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=2cUEANKv964 Méliès Defining Elements: - trick shots - contrived/constructed situations and images - studio-based - cinematography - stop action Examples: 1) people disappearing: http:// www.youtube.com/ watch?v=zs5BBaNJ6mg 2) people traveling to the moon
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2/24/11 3 Méliès, A Trip to the Moon (1902) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZV-t3KzTpw narrative cinema cinema that tells a story “the finished product depends upon the audience’s willingness to interpret and decode those pieces, reading and responding to the story told”
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2/24/11 4 mise-en-scène the use of space within the frame– this includes
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