Film final study guide

Film final study guide - 2nd Half of Semester 1. What are...

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nd Half of Semester 1. What are the three modes of film making? a. Commercial, Documentary, Avant-garde 2. Name a few of the documentary forms. a. Voice of Authority-narrated by well know people b. Propaganda- made with the sole purpose of persuasion c. Taking Heads- testimony from individuals, most common  d. director participant- filmmaker interjects opinions e. direct cinema,- director does not appear on camera, just shoot events f. self reflective-expose the way films contradict reality g. mockumentary- fictitious films that pose as documentaries 3. Story lines and content of any documentary are imposed by whom? a. The Filmmaker 4. What is the kind of film making that is least likely to be seen in cinemas? a. Avant-garde 5. Name a few avant-garde styles. a. Surrealist – irrational, illogical b. Abstract- “black ice” graphic film and rhythmic editing c. City symphony – part documentary d. Structuralist- experiment with properties of film, sound waves, cameras e. Compilation – found footage 6. What are the 5 major studios? a. MGM b. Paramount c. Warner Bros. d. Fox e. RKO 7. Name the 3 minor studios. a. Universal b. Columbia c. UA 8. During the Golden Age, what distinguished the major studios from the minors? A.
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