Agency a way to operate within and inside a film the

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AGENCY: a way to operate within and inside a film, the control or actions of a character of a film (saying a film was beautiful isn’t talking about the true agency of the film) - A sense of action within a film, A character’s desire or goal in the fictional world does the character fulfill the desire or tendency of that character. (ex: boy meets girl, boy wants girl, boy gets girl) - The comprehension of the film Diegesis: world of the film’s story Diegetic sound : sound the characters can hear (example: Gelsomina playing her song of a trumpet) Non Diegetic: Sounds, such as music or a narrator’s voice that comes from outside the space of the narrative (ex: background music in la Strada) Extra-diegetic: events that come from outside world (only purpose of discourse= what the audience hears) Intra-diegetic: the sound whose source we do not see but we “know exists within the film. Ex. If voice-over narrator was character in film. SOVIET MONTAGE: an editing technique that allows two or more simultaneous sets of action to unfold within a single film sequence (the training scene in rocky) EDITING: How shots are put together. **** depends on the shots. - The way you put together the scene in a film, constitutes the narrative structed of the entire story line by choosing a strategy, a first person subjective shots that shows the look of the character. - Based on timing If editing was done mediocrely the editor will have to use the shot, either way based on the material. GAZE / LOOK: male gaze of Hollywood cinema, which tends to objectify women. Feminist critics examine carefully the ways that camera angles and film editing tends to focalize women as objects perceived by male (Woman has objects). Is MALE THEREFORE = BAD! Scopophilia : the pleasure of seeing ^^
AP/IT HUMA 1761 Mid Term Review Laura - Lacanian: the look of the camera, the audience (coincide visually) where the gaze/look is found GENRE / SUB-GENRE: Something that corresponds to classify a film to a category using of the artistic style. Can be related to literature. (each film has a different type of Genre) - Star Wars being a sci-fi film you know what to expect, ICONOGRAPHY: Iconography in Film and Television Iconography is used within film studies to describe the visual language of cinema, particularly within the field of genre criticism. Iconography is an important aspect of genre - Visual motifs INTERTEXTUALITY: Intertextuality is the shaping of a text's meaning by another text. ... Intertextuality is a literary device that creates an 'interrelationship between texts' and generates related understanding in separate works - Painting in open city (biblical relationship) 180-DEGREE RULE: is a cinematography guideline that states that two characters in a scene should maintain the same left/right relationship to one another. (Where the characters in the film will look) - The impression of continuity the avowedness of jumps in a film.

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