If this is New Nollywood,
what is old Nollywood?
Commercial, popular movie
industries in Ghana and Nigeria
Africa is a massive continent.
Multiplicity of filmmaking traditions
Grizzly Man (2005)
Eric Ames, Introduction to Werner
Herzog: Interview with Filmmakers
Has give over 800 interviews
Marked by repetition and preferred
Interview, like doc, understood as a site
Has used interviews and stories to
ENGL/FILM 251: final exam study sheet
You will need a scantron sheet for the multiple choice and true/false section of the exam and either your
laptop or pencil and paper for the short essay section of the exam.
Chapter Seven: Editing, pp 21
Chapter 6: Cinematography
-cinematography: the aspects of filmmaking that involve photographic or electronic methods of
What is film?
-a photochemical process
How does film work?
-light strikes the strip of material that is co
The Moving Camera
A revolving horizontal movement of the camera from left to right or vice versa
Tend to emphasize he unity of space and the connectedness of people within that space
A shot photographed by a tilted camera
Can be used to keeps su
Realism and Formalism
The Lumiere brothers considered founders of realist tradition of cinema
Georges Melies founder of formalist tradition
More about the content and subject and what is being shown than the form; try to
Kinetics in Film
Kinetic- pertaining to motion and movement
Motion can be literal and concrete or highly stylized and lyrical
a stylistic exuberance and subjectivity, emphasizing the sensuous beauty of the medium
and producing an intense outpourin
Forms and Analysis of Film
Open and Closed Forms
Used primarily by realist filmmakers, these techniques are likely to be unobtrusive, with
an emphasis on informal compositions and apparently haphazard designs. The frame is
exploited to suggest a
Spanish Horror Cinema
From the dictatorship to the
- Intention of the film
- Characters as emotional guides
- Supernatural monster
The Philosophy of Horror, or Paradoxes
of the Heart, New York, Routledge, 1990.