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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style Movement In Film Conventions in Movement  Movement is a form of expression, and that expression is known as lyricism. The way the characters moves gives off an emotion or feeling that they want the audience to experience. Like in Mamma Mia, the movements are over-emphasized to show emotion. Conventions in movement  Lateral movements are movements across the screen. Lateral movements generally convey a sense of speed, since it takes only a short amount of time to move across the screen. Left to right movements make the viewer feel more comfortable, however right to left movements make the viewer feel uneasy. For example, in the movie Salt, the main character runs left to right in most scenes, and this shows that she is a do-gooder. Conventions in movement  Front to back/back to front movement, unlike lateral movement, depicts a slow passing time. Front to back movement often shows weakness, while back to front movement conveys threat or strength. For example, in this picture of The Polar Express, Conventions in movement  A Tight frame is when characters and objects fill up more screen space. This  A loose frame is when characters and objects take up less space on the screen. This makes us feel the characters are uninhibited, Conventions in movement...
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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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