SLCC Film plan_4_11_11 - MOVEMENT next. -movement is a form

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SLCC Film Unit: Movement in film 1) REMINDERS: film analyses are due April 21 and presentations about your film begin April 18. You will need to identify 3 techniques and their effects for each film category during your presentation 2) You need to watch your choice film multiple times to complete both of the above assignments, and that you need to be prepared to present starting next week. You MUST have a DVD (or VHS) copy of the film for their presentation. Streaming via the web is unreliable. - larger purpose of film study--gaining a better understanding of the way that films manipulate techniques to convey their point. -These techniques are used in all kinds of visual information--on the web, in advertisements, in photographs, on television, etc. Understanding the use of these techniques makes us better "consumers” of this visual information. 3) Now that we have learned about photography and mise en scene in film, we will study
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Unformatted text preview: MOVEMENT next. -movement is a form lyricism--movement on the screen has meaning--much like the placement and composition of visual elements have meaning as discussed with mise en scene. It has a particular effect and can be symbolic. 4) show Jack Rabbit Slims clip with Travolta-- brainstorm the effects of this movement. How would this clip be different if it were shot from a stationary point?-brief discussion 5) Handout notes (students get textbooks) on Movement that students will use during PowerPoint which explains key concepts of movement and gives examples. 6) show 2 more examples, depending on time, and discuss their use of movement: Butch the boxer in phone booth (camera circles) and Travolta/Thurman dancing at Jack Rabbit Slims 7) Students can use books to finish notes on movement from Chapter 3 (page numbers provided to increase speed) 8) pass back graded photography analyses...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course LIT 337 taught by Professor Jackson during the Winter '10 term at Grand Valley State University.

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