QUIZ WEEK 12: ANIMATION
In Spirited Away, Yubaba changes the protagonists name
from Chihiro to _.
Near the beginning of the film, Chihiros parents are
turned into _ .
Chihiro lures her silent friend _ _ away from the
Yubabas sister is named
Classical Hollywood Cinema
-Tends to present individual characters making things happen
Characters desires set up a goal
-Classical plot traces a process of change:
-changing situation, attitude, or valu
Aspect Ratio: the ratio of the frame width to the frame height
-1.33:1 = Early film
-1.37:1 = Academy Ratio
-created by masking or an anamorphic process (block the passage of
-done by hard matte
-Iris: A moving circular Ma
Un Chien Andalou Writing Assignment
In Un Chien Andalou, written and produced by Luis Buuel and Salvador Dal,
there are many elements to this film which gives it a creative flow compared to other
works. With many unconnected plots, these scenes add tremen
She revises her original argument by considering: (1) female
spectators who have a complex (rather than passive) pleasure;
(2) how melodramaor narratives focusing on a female
character changeproposes a different kind of pleasure.
Rather than discussing
What is Narrative?
-A Chain of events linked by cause and effect occurring in time and space
-Story: The sum of all the events in the narrative
-Nondiegetic elements (Credits, film score, intertitles)
-Plot: The way in which the story is present
What is editing?
Editor joins the end of one shot to the beginning of another
-Achieves more control and choice
Types of editing?
Graphic relations between shot A and shot B
The Range of Tonalities
Cinematography: filmmakers select a range of tonalities, maniuoulate the
speed of motion and transform perspective
Tonality: a matter of considering how the light registers on film
Speed of motion
Speed of motio
The Powers of Sound
-Shapes our understanding of images
-Direct our attention within images
-Anticipate, clarify, contradict, render ambiguous
-Because sound cues us to form expectations
Loudness: Amplitude (breadth) of vibrations = volume