In my opinion, I think sound should be considered as one of the most important elements
for telling the story of the film and helps us to go more into the film since sound could
help understanding things happened in off screen. Though I understand a
I think the most important elements in Repulsion that make us, the audience, received
more information about Carol than the others is Acting and Mise en scene.
While Catherine Denave play her role as Carol, she act s Carol as an innocent,
In the first scene, Billy is just out from the jail. The surrounding background colors are
mainly in either grey or white. In one way, it is to tell the audience that the place is
boring, without color. In another way, it is like the world in Billys mind,
Discussion Topic #2 (due 9/29)- thoughts about form, content, storytelling in video and film
n chapter 2 of your text there is an introductory discussion about form and content within film. A
filmmaker can approach the representation of content in a numbe
Bertolt Brechts idea on acting was referring to a psychological distancing between the audience and the
film/play, the alienation effect (it may also being called as distancing effect). Brecht suggested to keep
his audiences from losing themselves passive
As for me, to a large extend I agree that a documentary present us the reality, truth.
However, as a documentary is still produced by mankind, it is hardly to escape from the
influence of the filmmakers own thoughts of the characters and make their decisi
The Lovely Bones (Mise en scene)
The Lovely Bones by Peter Jackson, was a story about a young girl who has been
murdered when she was fourteen. The mise en scene in this film is an extremely
important element which to explain and spread the message of the
From the original versions, there are some scenes may be declined by the production
code. They included the topic of murder, the example scenes is the one that Stevens, one
of the Lilys lovers, shoot Carter, another lover of Lily, and suicide after his ki
Notes for VArt 1: Module 10
Welcome! This document is a PDF file containing module 10 notes for VART1.
This week the notes presented in this PDF do not follow the text.
The information presented in module 10 is a combination of ideas generated by
The Celluloid Ceiling:
Employment of Women
on the Top 250 Films of 2009
Historical Comparison of Percentages of
Women Employed in Key Behind-theScenes Roles*
by Martha M. Lauzen, Ph.D.
Copyright 2010 All rights reserved.
The Motion Picture Production Code
of 1930 (Hays Code)
If motion pictures present stories that will affect lives for
the better, they can become the most powerful force for the
improvement of mankind
A Code to Govern the Making of Talking, Synchronized an