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° Some important terms: Montage vs. Mise en Scene o Montage: comes from Monter – to assemble, edit ° Thus the word conveys a film’s system or rhythm of editing. ° For example, how quickly it’s edited, and the consequent emotional effect. o Mise en Scene: “put or placed in a frame” ° Thus it conveys what’s happening in the frame: foreground, background, motion, framing. ° It’s the equivalent of what the stage set is like, what the composition looks like o Every film has both of these elements. o However, some directors focus more on one of them than the others. A film might get its most fundamental, signature effects from one or the other. It allows for two different sorts of styles of film creation. ° Mise en Scene style is associated with realism, and looks more like what an
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course ENG ENG2101 taught by Professor Daveshaaw during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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