COGN21 - something from one place to another. it involves...

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So Far Motion Picture Illusion of Movement/of Reality (Verisimilitude) Genre Narrative Structure (Type/Story/Myth) Mise-en-Scène (Composition and Design) Stage/Spectacle
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Verisimilitude A convincing appearance of truth Movies convince you that the things on screen are “really there” “Things could be just like that” The meaning of reality changes over time and culture Movies convincingly depict the imaginative or supernatural that have little to do with our actual experiences ie: gone with the wind depicts history as a soap opera and ignores the historical complexities of the time Jurasic Park makes us believe the the amusement park actually exists
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Mediation “The process by which an agent, structure, or other formal element, human or technological, transfers
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Unformatted text preview: something from one place to another. it involves selection and manipulation of what is seen a number of expressive tools that filmmakers (and media makers) use to influence our interpretation of the world (meaning) http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/media Next/What is Media The Medium is the Message Marshall McLuchan (Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man 1964) Mythologies Roland Barthes (1957) The Cooked and the Raw Claude Levi Strauss (1969) Society of Spectacle Guy Debord (1967) Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema , Laura Mulvey (1975) Sigmund Freud and Jacques Lacan (male gaze: "voyeuristic" (i.e. seeing women as 'whores') and "fetishistic" (i.e. seeing women as 'madonnas'). Next/What is Media...
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