The point of Chapter 10 is to introduce you to the fascinating and complex subject of film history. It is not a
comprehensive history of film but instead a short overview of the subject, which happens to include sh
Filmmaking Technologies and Production
As the authors make clear throughout Looking at Movies, every movie, no matter how seemingly simple, is the
product of a complex collaboration of many people that involves many hun
The point of Chapter 9 is to make clear that film sound is, as the first paragraph says, as expressive as any of the
other . . . elements of cinematic form. Like mise-en-scne and cinematography, film sound is not merely ta
If the shot is the basic unit of film language, editing is its grammar: for some filmmakers, editing is the most
important shaper of film form. It derives its power from the natural human tendency to interpret visual inf
The shot is the basic unit of film language. Whenever you write or talk about a film in an academic setting, you will
be expected to describe individual shots accurately and thoroughly. Chapter 6s primary purpose
Elements of Narrative
The main point of Chapter 4 is to give you an overview of the elements of narrative in film. Many of these elements
are shared in common with other narrative forms such as prose fiction and drama, so if you
Mise-en-Scne, the subject of Chapter 5, is a notoriously slippery concept to define or explain. Although you should
pay attention to the subtleties of the discussion throughout the chapter, the most fundamental thin
Principles of Film Form
The main purpose of Chapter 2 is to introduce you to the rudiments of film form. The first concept that the chapter
introduces is the relationship between form and content. Make sure that you understand t
The preceding chapter on cinematography concentrated on presenting key terms for memorization; Chapter 7s main
gist is to show that the other aspects of film formthe narrative, mise-en-scne, cinematography, editing, and
FPA.135: Intro to Cinema
Instructor: Melanie Cassidy
Final Essay Requirement
Your final project is to write a comprehensive essay (min. 2500 words) on one of the movies from the list below.
(We have seen and discussed some of these in class; others
What is Editing?
Basic Construction of a Movie
1. Shot- an unbroken span of action captured by an uninterrupted run of a motionpicture camera.
2. Editing- the joining together of discrete shots.
With each transition from one shot to another, a movie is able to move
FPA149 Final Exam Answer
1). The most noticeable perceptual difference between them will be the
difference of pitch. Specifically, the pitch of 2990 Hz sine tone sounds higher
than the 55 Hz sine tone. Also, due to the fact that human ears are more
Acting in the classical studio Era
What is sound?
Simon Fraser University
Centre for Online and Distance Education
FPA 104 Music Fundamentals
Quiz 2 Written Section (Max. 10 marks)
You must scan or take a high-quality image of this page and submit it in Canvas to complete the quiz.
The assignment must be
Vancouver International Film Festival Theoretical Reflection
In that paper I am going to analyze film called Glory ( originally Slava) made by Kristina
Grozeva and Petar Valchanov which was filmed in 2016( Greece, Bulgari
Chapter 9: sound
Part 1: definition
1. Sound crew: generates and controls the sound physically, manipulating its properties
to produce the effects that the director desires.
2. Sound design: or creating the sound for a film, has in the
Chapter 5: Mise-en-scne
Part 1: definition
1. Design: The process by which the look of the settings, props, lighting, and actors is
determined. Set design, decor, prop selection, lighting setup, costuming, makeup, and
hairstyle design a