UMass Amherst COMM 231 - Analyzing Film, Shot sizes and angles, and more about motion pictures (3 pages)

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An overview about motion picture history, different shot sizes and angles, and different ways to analyze film.


Lecture number:
2
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Course:
Comm 231 - Film and Television Production Concepts
Edition:
1

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COMM 231 1st Edition Lecture 2 Outline of Last Lecture I Various Roles Involved in the Departments of Film and TV Production Outline of Current Lecture II Analyzing Film III Motion Picture History IV Motion Picture Photography V Shot Size VI Shot Angles Current Lecture Clarification The Gaffer is in charge of the lighting crew but the Lighting Department falls under the jurisdiction of the Cinematographer Analyzing Film Wizard of Oz as an example Referential Meaning plot summary refers to the world of experience Kansas vs Oz In the Depression a cyclone takes a girl from her family s farm in Kansas to a mythical land of Ox After a series of adventures she returns home Explicit Meaning point of the film there s no place like home A girl dreams of leaving home to escape her troubles Only after she leaves does she realize how much her home meant to her Implicit Meaning themes courage self discovery power of love importance of family An adolescent girl who must soon face the adult world yearns for a return to the simple world of childhood but she eventually accepts the demands of adulthood Symptomatic Meaning ideology treats the implicit and explicit meanings of the film as manifestations of a wider set of values characteristic of a whole society In a society where human worth is measured in money home and family may seem to be the last refuse of human values This belief is especially seen in times of economic crisis such as that of the depression era of the United States in the 1930s These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Film Analysis The Player Layers of Meaning Referential Meaning a story about a Hollywood producer who gets away with murdering a writer Explicit Meaning villains and heroes are not black and white bad people don t always finish last in fact they can triumph Implicit Meaning art vs commerce in film production commerce wins in the end



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